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Changing monitors (crt to lcd)

by budds310 / July 25, 2009 6:46 PM PDT

Hi every1 wondering if anyone can help me with some answers to my questions please? Running windows 98se with a philips 107s monitor was wanting to change to a compaq 1520 lcd monitor now can i just change over or do i need to download drivers etc..

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Plug and play.
by Coryphaeus / July 25, 2009 11:28 PM PDT

Unless the new monitor comes with specific software, just plug it in.

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DONE.
by budds310 / July 27, 2009 4:54 PM PDT
In reply to: Plug and play.

Now computor regconised the monitor and updated drivers for it but ive noticed with using it three or four times there is a slight flicker and then goes blank for maybe a couple of seconds the the screen comes back to normal.. Is there something wrong with the monitor or have i not installed it properly?? Much appreciated in some help on this.

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Flickering,blank!!
by budds310 / August 2, 2009 4:55 PM PDT
In reply to: DONE.

Can anyone help with this issue please? Cheers

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Resolution
by windyriver / August 2, 2009 10:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Flickering,blank!!
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Re: Flickering,blank!!
by Tufenuf / August 2, 2009 11:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Flickering,blank!!

budds310, Like windyriver stated the Refresh Rate probably has to be changed to a lower number. Right click your Desktop, choose Properties, under the Settings tab click the Advanced button, under the Monitor tab change the Screen Refresh Rate to a lower number using the drop down arrow button, click Apply/OK. You could start with the lowest number first then keep moving up to the next higher number till the flickering starts happening then just back down a number. Did the monitor come with a owners manual which should have instructions?

Rufenuf

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