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Samsung 17" Flat Panel Monitor - Streaks

I bought a Samsung monitor through CompUSA in August of this year (2007), and it was fine until a month or so ago - now, after random amounts of time, streaks will apear that make it look as if anything being displayed is moving by really fast to the left.

They go away if I lean the monitor forward and wiggle it a bit, then put it back.

I've never heard of anything like this and could not find anything online about it. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    Interesting. I was just searching for this problem and found your note. I had not tried tilting the monitor. It worked!



    I guess my next question is how long does it take before the streaks return?

  • aaclaude Sep 20, 2008

    Exact same issue, although my monitor is a bigger model. Same work around.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    Same problem with a 22 inch monitor, after about two years. Tilt trick worked. Tilted down, then up then back into position, and the streaks are gone. Go figure. I was afraid the problem was my video card.

  • zebus Jan 26, 2009

    I have the same problem on my 17 inch model. The solutions offered work but only temporarly. Does anybody have a perminant solution?

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Unplug the pin connector from the back of the monitor. Re connect, tighten securly using a screw driver. Worked for me.

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I had this same problem with my ViewSonic LCD monitor. I tried turning the monitor off from the button on the front, and tried changing the settings for the monitor. That didn't help. But then I unplugged it from the power source, and the streaks immediately vanished!

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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