Having problems with your Samsung SyncMaster 172N 17" LCD Monitor ?

Problem with display, need help finding what the problem is

\015 When the monitor is turned on, the display is mainly a bright white color with horizontonal lines across it, also a 1/2 inch black horizontal line seems to be floating down the monitor, like a waterfall and starts back at the top. I need to know is this a power supply issue(capacitor replacement) or is it some lighting issue. If it is the lighting issue, anyone know how to fix it and walk me through step by step.\015\012Thanks\015

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I have the same problem with my monitor and it did not happen until windows update started installing a driver---before that my monitor was working fine. (It was on automatic update) I think it is because the new driver sets the monitor at 100hertz and the syncmaster works best at 60 hertz ( I think).

Since I am unable to see anything on the monitor I do not know how to reset this though. I do think if I could get it working at a lower refresh rate then it would work again---damn automatic updates anyway.

I took my puter back to an earlier date before it had upgraded but my monitor still has the line thing going on. Hope someone has some suggestions for this.
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