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SubjectRe: Monitor about to go Reply to this message
Posted bywildcat
Posted on09/12/04 10:42 PM

> My old monitor seems to be on it's last legs. The picture will randomly fizzle
> out to a mostly black screen with some garbage lines flickering in the center
> every now and then, and usually if I wait for a few seconds the picture will
> come back. Sometimes though if it takes too long, I smack the top of the
> monitor and that seems to help. What kind of probablem could it be if smacking
> it will fix it,

Loose component somewhere, probably. Not being l33t in the ways of TV-fu, I can't say exactly where, but the fact that you can smack that bitch up into order, it's probably something physical.

> and how difficult would it be to be permanently fixed?

Depends. How big is the monitor?

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*Monitor about to go  mikeyt09/12/04 02:09 PM
..Re: Monitor about to go  wildcat09/12/04 10:42 PM