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Asus Monitor problem

by Dude37 / June 3, 2011 9:31 AM PDT

Hi,

This has been happening off and on for about a year... The screen will start to fade, and the window will "blow up"... The red X and the other buttons at the top right are cut in half...

If I leave it alone, it could be fine the next time I use it...

I was thinking it might be a Video driver problem, but Asus isn't exactly user friendly for anything, so I figured I would see if anyone else had similar problems...

It's the same in Firefox and IE

Asus VH226H
Win XP SP3

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A year?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 3, 2011 9:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Asus Monitor problem

I looked at this model and at a year ago it could have been in warranty. If no warranty I suggest the shopping begin.

Yes, it could be the CLASSIC issue of BAD CAPS (see google) but I can't tell if you are the type that owns a solder iron.
Bob

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Warranty
by Dude37 / June 3, 2011 4:31 PM PDT
In reply to: A year?

Well, I have square trade on it, but would rather just find a fix considering I don't have a backup monitor... I thought Asus was a real good brand, I'll have to edit that description

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If the monitor has an issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 4, 2011 1:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Warranty

It usually gets worse. You didn't reveal much about your video settings or if they match what the display can do but all makes can have a failure.

What I am seeing however is that many are waiting until the warranty expires to get service. That rarely ends well.
Bob

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it might be a Video driver problem, but Asus - -
by Cursorcowboy / June 4, 2011 1:03 AM PDT
In reply to: Asus Monitor problem

Don't you mean the "video card driver"?

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