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Horizontal line throught the screen.

Monitor is about 3 months past warranty and now there is a fine line running horizontally across the screen about 3 inches up from the bottom. If I move the pointer under the line it changes color.

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Re: Horizontal line throught the screen.

Sounds like it might be getting too hot and/or going bad. Try it on another machine and see what it does. Also try another video card because the video card could be going bad.

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