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Thread: Monitor problem

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    Default Monitor problem

    I was working on my compy last night and all of a sudden the display switched to the view below. I have tried every external button on the monitor but it hasn't changed. After being shut down for over eight hours it still displays the same.
    It is a 9 year old 21" trinitron and I love it! Is it worth getting fixed? Any idea what might be wrong?


  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006

    Default Re: Monitor problem

    It's probably not worth getting fixed. 9 yrs old? (Slap you on the head) Get a new LCD 17 or 19 inch for 139-200 bucks!

    I would try hitting it and putting a magnet to it to kill it.
    Last edited by CColtManM; 02-03-2007 at 09:58 AM.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2003

    Default Re: Monitor problem

    Or if you really love your monitor, i am pretty sure you can find a decent on one craigslist for 20-100 bucks.
    CPU: Opteron 165 @ 311x9 - 2817.8 mhz - 1.47v
    Mobo: Abit KN8-SLI
    RAM: 2x512 Crucial Ballistic Tracers500 @ 202 mhz 2-2-2-5 T1
    GFX: Asus EAX1950pro @ 648/1408
    PSU: Thermaltake 500w
    SC: Audigy 2 zs
    LCD: 22' Samsung 225bw
    Speakers: Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 Ultra
    Mouse: Logitech G5

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Bendigo Australia

    Default Re: Monitor problem

    you tried a degauss ?

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