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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by k20, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. k20

    k20 3/4 ton status

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    Alright guys the other night I was on my puter and the monitor flickered at me a couple times, and each time it flickered the screen got a little redder. Now anything that should be black, is now a sickening reddish pinkish color. Is this my monitor or my vid card going bad? Anyway to test either one? I tried tuning all of the red out of my monitor, using the controls on it and it didnt really help much.

    Help, CK5 looks gh3y in pink.....:mad: :mad: :mad:
     
  2. TSGB

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    How old is your monitor?
     
  3. k20

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    like........6yrs, just like the rest of the computer lol.
     
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    Sounds to me like the monitor.
     
  5. TSGB

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    I would think monitor, but I'm not a pro. :D Got another in the house, or a friend's you can plug in to check?
     
  6. k20

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    Nah sure dont, most of my friends have moved onto laptops. Pink ck5 gh3yness sucks.
     
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    I bet it matches your shirt!
     
  8. Russell

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    try wiggling the monitor cables, if not, one of the electromagnets in your monitor burnt itself out
     
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    bingo, off tints 9 times out of 10 are a loose connection on the monitor cable to the video card,


    other than that, new monitor time
     
  10. k20

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    Yeh unfortunately the cables are all tight. Now it seems the little lines that go across the monitor (its a flat screen monitor) are all very visible. This sucks....
     
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    Bad monitor
     
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    I would unhook the cable and flex it around a bit and try to reinstall it. Use a little screwdriver to make sure it is tight. DO NOT overtighten.
     

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