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Dell monitor screen jumps and screensaver won't ever turn on.

I have had this monitor for a couple of years and never had a problem. All of a sudden, the screen jumps up and down randomly. Also, my screensaver has stopped working.

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  • bethgray727 Dec 30, 2008

    Yes hibernate is turned on.



    I guess what I have is two seperate problems that could possibly be related.



    My monitor jumps randomly. Sometimes it jumps more than others but I can't figure out what I am doing at the time that makes it jump more often.



    My screensaver will not ever kick in. I can see the preview on the settings page and I have changed the time before it kicks in several different times trying to get it to work. None of these things have seemed to help.

  • bethgray727 Dec 30, 2008

    Sorry. I use Windows XP.

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    Do you have sleep/hibernate turned on?

    How old is the monitor?

    What O.S. are you running?

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First turn hibernate off. this is probably causing problem with your screensaver. when you say your screen jumps that leads me to believe that your monitor is probably on its way out. If you can try to hook up a diffferent monitor and see if you have the same results

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