startup problem with monitor

  rolandrat 18:39 13 Dec 03
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when i startup my pc it loads windows ok but the monitor screen is split in two. it has a white line through the middle and the top half is black but the bottom half is normal desktop can anyone tell me what the problem may be. thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 18:47 13 Dec 03

Can you try the monitor on another PC? That way you will tell if it is the graphics card or the monitor that is in trouble. Possibly the cable also.

Is it a recent / sudden / deteriorating problem?

  rolandrat 18:56 13 Dec 03

it just started overnight about 2 months ago and does it every time i boot pc after about half an hour it clears

  Brollah 19:09 13 Dec 03

Doesn't sound like a graphics card problem then. If it was it would get worse with time, not better.

I'd take Diodorus Siculus' advice and find another computer to try the monitor on.

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