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The screen is like a ghost -- plus there are lines coming down vertical???? I tried restoring the system... no luck-- the monitor is a acer 203 only 2 months old... I paid cash at best buy-- lost my receipt..threw the box away thinking this is a great buy-- we tried going through the menu on bottom of screen- but nothing has worked so far-- can you help???


Answers :

Connect the monitor to another desktop to see if the monitor is the problem. It could be your video card. Reseat (remove / insert) the video card.

Try Degauss or Moire settings (not certain if your monitor has both settings).

Replace the monitor's cable.

If your monitor is faulty, it is still under warranty. So, contact Acer at:

http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/service.htm

Hope this helps.

Vertical lines on a screen means the screen itself is bad. If you can find your receipt, return that monitor to Best Buy cause there is no way to resolve it except to replace the screen and that costs as much as buying a new monitor.

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