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Display The display seems to get a little blurrier each day, especially arpound the edges. Any suggestions?

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If it has on-board graphics, try installing a graphics card and see if that helps. Also test with a different monitor. Sounds like one of those two things.

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Check the connections. Sometimes that happens when you accidently pull a cable slightly out of the wall. It used to happen to the school computers all the time, so don't worry about it too much. Just make sure all the cables are as tight as they can go.

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