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Video display I have 2 boxes coming up on my screen intermitantlyone is a rectangle with what looks like a red circle with half solid red on one end and then bars and 100% written under itthe other is a blue square with the same red circle at the top and whiteoutlined icons in a circle then an exit square on top next to the circle In the center is written--user mode- or- 800x600-then- H:37.8K-then-V:60HzBoth are tight against the screen and the curser goes behind themIt is not a virus or anything like that--I have been scanned and rescanned. It has to be the monitor or computer. Some weird things, like settings changing,have been happening in properties displayThis is driving me crazy--hope you can help

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Sorry I couldn't help you, I think this is your best bet.

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Samsung sa850t monitor right half of screen is solid blue


I think your Display monitor cable damage, or may be your motherboard display cheap damage, or your display driver problem create.

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The display of my monitor (hp w1907) is widened. A circle looks like an elipse. How can i solve this. please help.

It might tvhat there are no video drivers on the PC or there screen resolution is too big or too low
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1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Display
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4. Slide the Bar to the Left or to the right Making the picture almost a square

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1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Personalization
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Or else reinstall a new video driver configure the screen resolution again
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Hook up a working external monitor and see what the video looks like. If the video looks right on the external monitor, then that means there is a problem with the LCD.

If you hook an external monitor and you still have half of the screen cutoff then its a problem with the motherboard.

My guess is there maybe a crack in your LCD screen and thats why you have the circle in there.

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I had the same problem with the "signal out of range" box in the middle of the screen. I went to Display on Control Panel and clicked the Settings tab. Click the monitor icon for the Wacom tablet in the window (if you are using more than one monitor) and set the screen resolutioin to 1280 by 800 pixels. The "signal out of range" box disappeared.

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Monitor color display problem

Go to the control panel. Click on display. The display applet is your next stop. The display applet is your central location for all of your display settings, including resolution, refresh rate, driver info., and color depth. The display applet has 5 tabs: Thmes, Desktop, Screen Saver, Appearance, and Settings. The 5th tab is where you make adjustments that relate directly to your monitor and video card. Look at the Settings tab. At the bottom of the dialog box, you'll see 2 options. Screen Resolution and Color Quality. By moving the Screen Resolution slider, you can change the resolution. The most common resolutions are 640x480, 800x600, 1,024x768, and 1,280x1,024.Your system may have more or fewer resolution options.

The color quality is the number of colors displayed on the screen .You can change the screen resolution with a simple slider and adjust the color depth from 4-bit all the way up to 32-bit color.

Running a 32-bit color gives a nice, realistic tone to images, and many games insist on it.

Clicking the Advance button opens another dialog box with 4 or more tabs.

The monitor tab gives you details about the currently installed monitor and enables you to make changes to the driver and the refresh rate.

After you make your changes to your monitor and it still is not working properly, it must be your video card which is not seated.
In layman term, your video card is not plugged in firmly in the slot!!

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Problem with the monitor


The three boxes represent the built-in diagnostics of the monitor. The letters G is green, B is blue and R is for red, the 3 color guns of the picture tube of your monitor. The words "Self Test" indicates that it is in diagnostic mode since it has powered up, it is also then expecting a video signal from a source to be coming in; the display "Check Your PC And Signal Cable" indicates that it is not receiving any video signal from the source which is your PC or more specifically the PC's video card; and the display "Monitor Working" indicates that the diagnostic has determined that nothing is wrong with itself and therefore it has got to be your PC that is in question. The intermittent appearance of the boxes is when the diagnostics restarts itself and eventually finds the same problem.

To determine if it is the PC or the monitor, use another PC (even a laptop with matching VGA output) and try it with your Compaq monitor, see it it will work or alternately, try a different monitor to connect to your PC. The outcome will determine which is at fault.

If you have determined/verified that it is indeed the PC, you should focus on the video/graphics card. In some PC models/versions, the graphics/video is built-in to the motherboard and you should check the memory since this is shared. The only way is to replace either.

Hope that this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things worked out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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Have you tried another monitor on the PC? If the cable and connector pins are okay, I would suspect a problemn with the video / signal board inside the monitor.

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