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White screen. Faint vertical lines

Occasianally goes to completely White screen w/ soft faint vertical lines.
Usually happens after computer goes into power save, but still happens now that I disabled power save.
Powering off and on only rarely corrects it.
Leaving monitor off for an hour helps more often.

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Re: White screen. Faint vertical lines

Check capacitors that filter the signal from de character generator ic. Unsolder it or them if there are more than one (usually are of 220 micro and test it with an analog tester. If ok, look for the datasheet fo the IC and check if the vcc pin keeps energized when the monitor is on save mode.

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

Re: White screen. Faint vertical lines

U might not have enough power from your PSU..

i dont know but i have the same problems with lines.. and it only has lines when i connect it to an old computer.
When i connect the same monitor to my new computer.. i cannot see these lines at all... =))

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