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Ghosting My monitor suddenly has dark gray lines going horizontally all across the screen! The lines range from dark gray to light gray in colour and vary in thickness. These lines seem to sometimes correspond with things onscreen (for example this text box has lines extending out the top and bottom to the edge of the screen) but not always (if I am in microsoft word or something with a blank document it still has annoying lines) The screen itself also appears darker (less bright) than it used to. Is my screen fried for good? What could have happened to it?

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This may work....SIMPLE ! The "shadowing" you talk about is due to cables in back of your computer, touching or too close together. I had this happen to mine. I moved the cables apart, and no more shadows !! Sounds too easy, but it works. Takes a few seconds. Immediate results.

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I know exactly what your talking about. I've seen in many times. It' happens too in CRT monitors as well as LCD. It could ALTHOUGH be as simple as a bad cable catching interference. Most likely though, it sounds like a bad LCD driver board or video board. If you have warranty, call it in. Otherwise see if it lessens with adjustments of contrast and brightness up and down. This directly affect the driver board power and can improve it enough to be tolerable again.

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