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Vertical lines on monitor I have a dell dimention 8300 computer with a 128MB DDR ATI Radeon 9800 pro graphics card. Yesterday when I turned on the computer, I had 5 sets of vertical lines on the flat panel monitor. I also had many horizontal white lines. I tested the monitor and it seemed to be ok. After several hours of testing for virus, spyware, etc. the problem seemed to be getting worse. I turned off the system and let it sit. Today the problem seems to be gone. It has not returned after several hours being on.Is this the symptoms of a graphic card about to die? Can I replace this card? With which one? I have previously change out the power supply on this computer so am not afraid to try to switch it out myself. Thanks for any assistance or info. K

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By process of elimination, try unplugging your monitor from your computer. turn it on, the built in self test should run. it will give you color coded boxes like red green, blue etc.. and would tell you no signal. if you cant see any lines during the buit in self test, then is the video card thats busted...

Hope it helps!

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