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Gateway 1810 LCD monitor

The display will start jittering or shaking and I discovered that a slight tap on the frame will stop the jittering. It seems to occur more frequently as time goes by, maybe once or twice a night. Any experience with this?

Wally

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  • gwj5035 Apr 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. I think I have it narrowed down to the VGA input socket on the monitor. When mine starts to jitter and tear I press on the cable plug at the monitor and keep pressing until the screen goes back to normal. I am waiting for a 26" Double Sight monitor to replace the FPD 1810.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    This same problem has happened to me. I am on my 2nd monitor. Both did the same thing. A light tap wound up being a hammer hit! Seriously, a drywall hammer! It's comical, but, after a while the finger tap didn't work. I read somewhere that bad capacitors was the issue. I can say one thing, these monitors could take a drop down the stairs as long as nothing impaled them. I am moving to another monitor now that Gateway has sold their support side of things.

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Same problem with the Gateway FPD 1810 monitor here! Same solution after going through the MADNESS of the drivers...a light tap on the very top and centre of it, and the problem went away! When I was a kid, our family television (remember when your home had ONE television?) would do this, and when it did, my dear old Dad would STOMP ON THE FLOOR, and the picture would then suddenly stop flickering! He was a big believer in this! I hope that he is looking down from heaven and getting a laugh from this. He was a Chiropractor, and he referred to this manouvre as treating the TV for a "subluxation", which is what Chiropractors mean whenh they "adjust" your neck! Solution for the 20th century model DuMont Television? Whack it! Solution for the 21st Century LCD Gateway monitor? Whack it! Everything old is new again. Perhaps I should procure a can of TV tuner spray, you never know what is going to break next! Rest in Peace, Dad. Gunsmoke is still on the air HERE, but I'll bet YOU are watching Jackie Gleason up THERE ! ;-)

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