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Monitor Problems (maybe something else)

I am currently having problems with multi-colored pixels popping up on my monitor while it is on. The pixels pretty much stay, and more pop up the longer the computer is on. When I drag windows, the pixels create 'lines' on the screen.

Is this a monitor problem, power supply, or video card?

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Sound like the video card is at fault,
when it happens , unplug the vga cable ,the monitor should go to a osd menu with or without the pixel,
plug back in to card is it still there or changed ,

sounds like the vga card is getting hot , fan may not be working.

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