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Display Problem My display recently has gone very pixelated. The color gradation is now not smooth at all...for instance, the windows bar at the bottom of the screen no longer looks rounded, but instead has very distinct color lines on it. I have tried the following: - Changing the screen resolution and color quality - Re-installing the graphics card driver Nothing has worked. What is even more wierd about this is that the screen will sometimes randomly pop back into proper resolution...but it usually only lasts 5 minutes or so. Because of how this model is built all into one unit, I haven't had the guts to open the machine up. Any thoughts?

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First things is to see if the problem is

  1. memory related(these all in one units have a problem that way.)
  2. Run everesthome and update chipset<NORTHBRIDGE>Google the northbridge for updates.
  3. nVidia GeForce FX Go5700 problem.Make sure all updates for graphic drivers have been installed, then attach an external monitor, the unit should support svga/dvi/s-video. Your graphics card has 128MB dedicated so if the external display responds the same way as internal monitor it's the video card or chipset.

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