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Ghosty lines and smears on Acer P221W monitor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by digboy, Jan 27, 2013.

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  1. digboy

    digboy Thread Starter

    Aug 20, 2005
    I've had some ghostlike smudges and lines on the lower right side of my Acer P221W for a few months now and can't seem to find a fix. The monitor was worked well in the past, although both the associated computer is new (roughly nine months now) and running a different operating system (XP up to 7 now). The monitor is connected via DVI.

    So far I've:

    1) Checked for updated drivers = none
    2) Checked all connections for any loose ones = none
    3) Moved and detangled any nearby cables from the monitor cable = not fixed

    The problem seemed to be somewhat near (but not exactly near) to the fact that I added a new HP LaserJet M1212nf MFP around the time the problem began. Perhaps an assocation, I dunno.

    Any thoughts?

  2. replay


    Aug 12, 2003
    try the monitor with a different computer ....
    try vga or hdmi connection if possibble .....
    is there a unshielded speaker near that side of the monitor
    is there a reset on the monitor (restore settings)
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