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It seems that when I leave my computer and return, then all my text is blurry. Why would this happen? and is there any way to correct this?
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TFT screen?

In reply to: HP 340n TEXT BLURRY

Do you have a TFT/LCD screen? If so, then it may be autoadjusting to different settings when left idle. To fix it, if there is an "auto settings" button or similar (usually on the front on the monitor, labelled "Auto" or such like) then just press it and it should bring everything back into focus.

Hope this helps,

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I am not certain what type of screen you are referring to., I have a very old monitor. I find that if I reboot, then it's all back to normal again.
I do have a LCD screen, it is listed as a generic screen, because when I bought my new comuter, I kept my old monitor. Have windows XP, HP a340n 120 GIGS. good quality, graphics cards. so I'm not sure about that particular name.
Thank you for your help. I will check and see what my settings say in the monitor. I dod have several buttons for adjustment on the front of my monitor.

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TFT screen

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Sorry, TFT is not a make, TFT is short for Thin Film Transistor, which is the same as LCD.

Looking at the specs for your PC, I see it comes with an LCD monitor, but you say you use your old one, is that a CRT (Cathode Ray Telescope)? You can tell just by looking - if your monitor goes back a long way with a lump coming out the back it is CRT, if it is pretty much flat and thin, it's an LCD.

If it is a very old monitor however, then that may well be the problem, especially if it is a CRT. Try using your new screen and see if the problem persists.

Hope this helps,

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Yup, it's a CRT, it's a big old one. you're right I reckon it's time for me to get a new monitor. this one has been around for a long, long time now.
Thanks so much for explaining the difference to me.

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TFT SCREEN another note

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hmm, as a matter of fact, I've had this monitor since I first bought my computer, and that's been some time ago. it was one of those origianl Packar Bell ones, oh my.
Got rid of that motherboard pretty quicly, and built my own, and kept the monitor. now I have a new system of course, HP Windows XP, but still the same old CRT monitor. Makes a lot of sense for me to upgrade now.

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(NT) (NT) Glad I could help

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