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Screen wiggly Since Saturday the screen has become very unstable. My friend suggests it's about to break, but is there anything else that could be causing this to happen? We're in a pretty severe heat wave right now and I 'm wondering if they heat could have anything to do with why the screen is so jumpy.

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  • Avialle Jun 11, 2008

    Hmm, that stinks. It is a shimmy all the way around and it seems to get worse with the heat oddly enough or the longer it is on. It's probably more likely the longer it's on as you said the heat doesn't bother it. The monitor is only about a year and a half old. I hope it's still under warranty. Thanks for your help!

  • quazima32 May 11, 2010

    I checked the connections on my power strip, also found out how to check the refresh rate and changed it from 60 to 75. Am hoping this will fix my problem. I will try this for a day or two and see what happens. Thank you for your help. If I need further consultation I will write again.

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Are you using the digital (DVI) input?

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  • Pavel Jun 11, 2008

    Ambient temperature, in most cases, will not affect the performance of your monitor. Usually a color distortion or what looks like an interference (fuzziness or fuzzy lines) is caused by a loose connection or bad cable. If you get like a shimmy all around the edges or the whole screen wiggles but otherwise looks normal, especially if it's intermittent, I will bet your monitor needs replacing soon.

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