Flat screen monitor: not working with PC

  martin_old 22:20 16 Aug 05
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I have just replaced my CRT for my PC with a new 19" flat screen monitor.

I connected, and after the maker's name (Acer), all I got was the Windows screen (I think) in all four quarters of the screen, scrolling so rapidly bottom to top as to be unreadable.

I have confirmed the refresh rate as 60Hz. I deleted both the monitor and displays before retrying. I started in Safe Mode. All without success.

However, the montitor works when plugged into my laptop.

As it can't be the monitor, any suggestions as to what settings to change, or what might be the problem?

  sidecar sid 22:32 16 Aug 05

Try setting the refresh rate to 75Hz

  roy 22:38 16 Aug 05

Is your resolution set to 1280x1024?

  martin_old 22:38 16 Aug 05

Thanks Sid, it was set to 75 Hz to start with.

  martin_old 22:39 16 Aug 05

And Roy, yes it is set to 1280 x 1024.

  Pooke 22:45 16 Aug 05

graphics card? update the drivers.

  martin_old 22:53 16 Aug 05

I'll try the graphics card - thanks. Anyone got an idea what the problem is?

  Stuartli 23:07 16 Aug 05

Apparently, if you have an nVidia graphics card, using the latest drivers can help.

  roy 23:17 16 Aug 05

Just wondering! Have you reconnected your crt again, just to make sure that the problem is only with your new screen?

  roy 23:21 16 Aug 05

Another point. Have you downloaded the drivers for the monitor? See click here .

  woodchip 23:33 16 Aug 05

Try the Monitor at 1024x768

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