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Out of focus/fuzzy

This Sony SDM-X82 is an external monitor to my IBM Thinkpad T42 with an ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 video board. The problem persists regardless of screen resolution changes. I know it's not the monitor itself because it works fine on my Dell Latitude laptop and on an old E-Machines desktop. Video board driver is current to 11/2006. Any help/ideas would be appreciated.

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Re: Out of focus/fuzzy

Test ur laptop's DVI / VGA port by connecting other monitor.

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Re: Out of focus/fuzzy

Your screen refresh rate may be too high for the monitor or one of the parts might be incompatible with windows try lowering your screen refresh rate. Or checking windows for a compatible driver for the chip or monitor.

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