Monitor goes black with a white horizontal line across the middle of the screen
Sometimes when working on my computer, my monitor suddenly goes black and theres a white horizontal line across the middle of the screen. This happens for about 1-2 seconds then goes away. I haven't noticed a pattern (i.e happening when certain programs are open), it just happens at random times. Is there something I'm missing?
I believe it could be the monitor drivers, since the drivers for the 900b are not installed and its running on the default windows xp driver. I tried to install it, but it wouldn't find the driver file in the folder i specified, so no luck there either. If anyone has a solution to this, it would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Monitor goes black with a white horizontal line...
Check to see that the monitor cable is correctly installed. Also, make sure you have the most up-to-date drivers installed for your graphics adaptor card(both ATI and Nvidia carry catch-all driver programs to keep you up to date.) Tighten the cable screws of course, to make sure the monitor cable isnt just wiggling in its seating.
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this is real old right
no photo off i messing up, how can we guess, what you see?
my guess power pack shot.
i guess you cant barrow a monitor and try that?
2nd guess blind, the back light failing
or is damage if it was hit, the LCD will have damage
gently flex the frame goes nuts, bingo.
Check that the pc to monitor vga lead is not loose at both ends, check your graphics drivers are upto date, although it could well be a monitor fault and replacment required, as don't think they are worth reparing these days