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My screen turns to liquid as I scroll down my page

by tundradan / February 5, 2010 12:07 PM PST

I have a dell about two years old and my window is windows XP. Before my computer crashed, I could scroll down a page using any button or slide and my screen remained stable and in focus. Now when I scroll down the page, it turns to liquid (out of focus) as I scroll and then when it stops, all is good. It isn't that problematic, but it is bothersome....any ideas?

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Turn down the monitor's refresh rate
by Bam421 / February 6, 2010 3:57 AM PST

1. Right click open space on the desktop and click Properties.

2. Click the Settings tab.

3. Click the Advanced button.

4. Click the Monitor tab at the top.

5. Click the drop-down menu and click 60 Hertz.

6. Hit apply and exit.

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turn down refresh rate
by tundradan / February 19, 2010 5:33 AM PST

The suggestion did NOT work because when I get to the part where I should click on 60hz, that option doesn't exist for me. I get "use hardware default setting" in the drop down and NO other options.

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(NT) (NT) Update your video card driver (at the vendor's website)
by Bam421 / February 19, 2010 12:02 PM PST
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liquid screen
by ward733 / February 19, 2010 11:15 AM PST

It sounds to me as though your system has lagging issues, such as maxed ram, low internet bandwidth, and over loaded processor. I had a similar issue when I was using a torrent downloader. Check your system resourses by pressing Ctrl Alt Delete and select task manager and select the performance tab. If any of the graphs are maxed out then you might want to consider upgrading maybe ram or reducing your system load.

Hope that helps..


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The screen is broke
by tom.schavo / February 23, 2010 9:43 AM PST

None of these solutions will work as the screen is broke. During my tenure as tech associate, i came across a customer who had a similar issue and finally it came out to be a screen problem.

I may be wrong, however this seems to be the only solution for you.

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by tundradan / February 24, 2010 3:26 AM PST
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Dude, isn't there a utility I can run to optimize my computer performance that might automatically address this issue?

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more specific
by bobbloke / February 24, 2010 4:27 AM PST
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You say your computer crashed be more specific

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by Bam421 / February 24, 2010 10:45 AM PST
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Sorry man, but if it's a screen issue it's a screen issue. No fix except buying a new monitor.

Best way to find out if it is the screen, is to plug another monitor in. Or, plug the monitor into another source.

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