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Why does my computer screen keep turning green?

by MaiaNexus / July 24, 2005 6:41 AM PDT

I don't think there is anything that causes it, or maybe there is a cause, and I'm just noticing, but my computer screen gets a green tint to it whenever I turn it on. It happens randomly, and stays like that for short periods of time, or even the entire time that the computer is turned on.

What causes this and how can I fix it?

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Prepare yourself to spend some extra cash
by Blue_Zee / July 24, 2005 8:46 AM PDT

The monitor is dying.


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it IS the monitor....
by reefurbb / July 25, 2005 10:08 PM PDT

There is a red, blue, and green "guns" inside the monitor neck. The green carries the main video signal.
1. try adjusting the monitor colors with knobs or user interface buttons. Also the brightness and contrast. If knobs, the potentiometers connected may be getting dirty tracks. If buttons, sometimes the circuits need kicked around a little.
2. BE VERY CAREFUL...the big tube (CRT) can hold 14,000v for awhile. Open up the monitor, not an easy job maybe, and CAREFULLY work the connector on the rear of the CRT a little off and then back on. The pins of the CRT can get a little corroded and cause slight connecttion problems, causing color changes.
3. If no help after this work, yes, get another monitor.

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Service your monitor.
by banshdharm / August 18, 2005 1:19 PM PDT

Your monitor needs servicing by a professional. Monitors are not user serviceable. Do not venture to attempt repairs yourself.

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Sam Club 17 in Monitor $99.00
by Earth9111 / August 18, 2005 10:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Service your monitor.

Don't have someone charge you more than that monitor would cost if you got a new one. It would cost more to repair than it would be to buy a new one. Be smart

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I experienced this Green Screen also blue and other hues
by krisanand / August 30, 2005 11:53 AM PDT

I got this same problem sometime back reason, loose display card. check if your display card seats properly in the slot (if you are not using onboard display) or check the cable from the monitor to the CPU. Loose connection, in one word.

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