Blurred dots on monitor

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SOFwhitewolf

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ok i recived my new monitor today and plugged it in , when i got to black scrrens somtimes i see blured white and other color dots, somtimes its text others its not, but when i put my mouse pointer over it , it goes normal,well i thought it might be dead pixels but i used my old monitor and it happens the same, it just started today so i was thinking mabey my video card. Any help would be great thanks

Also wehn i see the dots the monitor blinks on and off like its not getting a signal then comes back on
 

bonk

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Howdy,

Yea dead pixels stay dead

Not sure how old the PC ids but you can try re-seating your Video Card and blowing the slot out.

or re-install your Video card driver and also look for any Update drivers on the Manufactures site.
 

SOFwhitewolf

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ok i just threw in an old fx5200 and ya no dots on the same pages they where on, i also updated the drivers to no avail, so i guess i will throw backin the other one and see what happens ya did test and no dead pixles
 

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well after blowing out the heatsink and socket and wiping dust from outside of it, reinstalled and no dots anymore, so i guess mabey just dust causing an error or? well problem solved :)
 

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Good to hear....yes dust can cause such problems sometimes
 
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