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Monitor problem ggOk my monitor was working fine except for the fact that the color seemms lighter than usual (im using an acer lcd monitor btw) so i pressed the menu button on the monitor and went to reset thinking it would put the monitor settings back to defualt after the monitor did whatever it does when yuo click reset.. the monitor nows has transparent thick lines rolling for the bottom of the monitor to the top.. is there anyway to fix that or have ai just killed my monitor? (hard to believe using the monitors reset option would kill it lol). My temp fis was to open the monitor menu again and set the brightness as high as it can go which made the lines "disappear" (i.e theyre probably still there but the screen is so bright you dont notice them) but now sites have a wierd metallic grey look to them (better than the lines though). However after a day of those settings now i cant use my pc for more than 30 secs without the screen fading to complete white making it unable to see/show anything. The only way to fix that problem was to put the brightness down to a normal setting but now the lines are there... any idea onm how to fix this or would i have to get a new monitor? My screen is fading startng from the top right corner downward. On the right side it is a brighter color and there are little horizontal lines so that i can't read the words on that side of the monitor very well. Is there any way to fix this or do i need a new monitor.

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Re: Monitor problem

It sounds to me like your monitor is going......if the computer itself is functioning fine, and you have even reset the monitor to the default, and still having problems, I would say it's time for a new monitor. You can find reasonable ones on ebay. I got two 19" monitors off of there and I am thrilled with them. Just be sure to check the ratings of the seller before bidding or buying.
Good luck.

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