Monitor screen is shaking...

  Ade_1 09:52 02 Oct 05

Hi, i have just purchased a computer and monitor of dell and i have only had it a couple of days and my monitor on the right hand side, more visable in the bottom right is shaking - its alright if you arnt looking at that part of the screen but when you are it gets annoying., can anyone help / offer suggestions. I would appriciate the help thanks.

  mattyc_92 09:53 02 Oct 05

Sounds like the Moniter is damaged. Contact Dell and ask for a replacement/repair.

  mattyc_92 09:53 02 Oct 05

Moniter = Monitor

  Ade_1 09:54 02 Oct 05

it would not be anything like magnetism or anything no?

  Ade_1 09:55 02 Oct 05

if not - ill get them to replace it - good thing is i have my old monitor so i can still use my computer :)

  mattyc_92 09:56 02 Oct 05

It could be something to do with a magnetic field. To see if this helps, try looking through the "Menu" display for this option...

  Ade_1 09:58 02 Oct 05

my monitor came with a CD maybe i should run that? - (i cant find anything in the menu display sorry.)

  Stuartli 09:59 02 Oct 05

Do you have a non-shielded speaker(s) too close to the monitor?

If so try degaussing the monitor and moving the speaker(s) further away.

Also check from Display Properties that the refresh rate (if it is a CRT) is set to 85MHz, which prevents flickering being a problem for the vast majority of users.

  Ade_1 10:01 02 Oct 05

i have a headset on - logitec premium stereo headset - and i tried degaussing it yesterday - it didnt do alot - ill try chaning the refresh rate thanks :)

  john-232317 10:03 02 Oct 05

I have a halogen desk light and if its too near it makes the screen shake slightly.

  Ade_1 10:04 02 Oct 05

it seems ok now i have changed the refresh rate to 85Hz but the quality of the screen now seems not fuzzy but slightly blury but i can still see things fine

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