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Steph68

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Has anybody any idea why my screen has horizontal lines. They appear to be 'shadows' from text, windows boxes and desktop icons. It seems very out of focus also. I've tried reinstalling Windows 98, new drivers, changed the screen resolution and colours, and also adjusted the contrast settings but nothing has made any difference.

I've done a monitor test, and that is working OK.

Please help.
 

Steph68

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Ive tried that but it doesn't work, my refresh rate is set at 75hz.

Any other suggestions please?
 
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Do you mean that it won't go any higher then 75hz? Try it on "Optimal" or Adapter default". You may have to go to the video card manufacturer websitre and download the most current driver for your make video card.
 
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that refresh rate should go higher than 75htz. Also, check out the cable, a dirty connection could cause this problem.
 

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I have tried the refresh at optimal and there is no change. I've downloaded updated drivers from Dell, again no change. Ive checked connections and there doesn't seem to be any problems there either.
 

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Problems with the screen have now been resolved - It was the Graphics Card that has broken. Thanks for you help guys :)
 
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