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Westinghouse LCM-22W2 has "ghosting"

My monitor was given to me by an employee that is leaving our company.... it is is 6 months old. The color is all perfect. The only problem is a "ghosting" impression to the right of anything on screen - the cursor, words, images, even the left hand edge of the screen! By "ghosting" I mean that there are colorless multiple images of screen items trailing off to the right. The darker color or thicker the item on screen, the "deeper" the ghosting impression appears to be. While it doesn't affect the reading of larger text, it makes smaller, thinner text very "shimmery" and more difficult (though certainly not impossible) to read.

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    Frank Zhang May 11, 2010

    you need check LCD panel vable first, clean and replug that cable, if still "ghosting" feedback me

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Here you can download the user manual of you monitor..

http://www.westinghousedigital.com/manuals.aspx

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Usually, LCD monitor ghosting appears when the cable isn't tight, the cable is faulty, or low quality. The cable should be less than 8-10 feet long. Try using a different monitor cable (they're mostly interchangable) and see if the problem goes away. I'd put my money on the cable or a loose cable connection.

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