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Windows 7: How to get rid of horizontal lines on my monitor?

14 Jun 2010   #11
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

No, the quickest way is to move the card to another computer and see if it malfunctions there. Or replace the card with a different one and see if the malfunctions stop. Then at least you KNOW it's the card or driver and not the motherboard or memory or some other hardware issue.

If it's possible to upload a photograph of the problem it might be clearer. But there have been several bad video card problems here and I've had two burn out on me in the last 6 months. The quality of electronic parts is going into the crapper with current production techniques and location


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16 Jun 2010   #12
Robi

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

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16 Jun 2010   #13
smarteyeball

 
 

That's definitely hardware. Most likely the card itself.
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16 Jun 2010   #14
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
That's definitely hardware. Most likely the card itself.
+1 robi have you tried exchanging the cable and also have you tried using the standard vga driver yet ?
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16 Jun 2010   #15
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Yeah those are classic signs of bad hardware. Most likely the video card but it could also be the monitor itself (having also lost one of those recently with resuls similar to the pic 4th down). The other pics look more like the video card itself though.

Smaller chances are that it's a bad motherboard or a bad driver, or even bad main ram causing the driver to crash.

Best way to test is the replacement method. Hook machine up to a different monitor see if it goes away. Replace video card with a spare and see if it goes away etc :/
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16 Jun 2010   #16
Robi

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

with vga driver is all ok ... no crashes ... nothing =))
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16 Jun 2010   #17
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Robi View Post
with vga driver is all ok ... no crashes ... nothing =))
ok Robi time to buy a new graphics card
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17 Jun 2010   #18
Robi

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

ok ... just one question ... how much costs Nvidia 9600 or 9800 GT
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20 Jun 2010   #19
Jihaad

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

this problem happens very often if you are overclocking your graphics card and not doing it right (instable Core speeds ect.)

make sure that you have not been overclocking at any point..
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21 Jun 2010   #20
Thelen

W764BitEnt. 2K8R2 XPSP3
 
 

1. Make sure you aren't overclocking or installed any 'performance' tool or anything like that.2
2. Give your case a good clean, blow out dust, etc etc.
3. Put a heavy duty fan next to case blowing onto GPU
4. Use a live CD, and if the lines are still there, then GPU is definitely on it's way out.
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