Having problems with your Samsung SyncMaster 940N Flat panel Monitor ?

Monitor flickering and adjustment buttons locked

\015 The monitor is constantly flickering. Occasionally the screen just turns itself off. the desktop is off centred and the auto adjust button works until you hit any key. then an error screen pops up and says auto adjust locked. please help this is very annoying\015

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If the refresh rate is not properly set the monitor may have a wavy or an appearance that lines are going down ... This may also cause a flickering affect.
\015\012Distorted or skewed image on monitor.\015\012Issue:\015\012Distorted or skewed image on monitor.
\015\012Cause:\015\012\015\012This issue can occur from any of the below possibilities.
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  1. Windows issue. \015\012
  2. Loose or defective cable. \015\012
  3. Refresh rate issue \015\012
  4. Interference. \015\012
  5. Bad monitor.
\015\012Solution:\015\012Windows Issue\015\012\015\012If your monitor has a proper display until it gets into Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows ME, or Windows XP please see document CH000121 for software or setting related issues.
\015\012Loose or defective cable\015\012\015\012You may receive a distorted image when the cable is loose or defective. Disconnect the video cable going from the back of the computer and verify that no pins are bent, burnt or broken. Once verified re-connect the monitor cable.
\015\012Refresh rate issue\015\012\015\012If the refresh rate is not properly set the monitor may have a wavy or an appearance that lines are going down or across the monitor slowly or fast. This may also cause a flickering affect. \015\012Additional information about how to change the refresh rate can be found on document CH000558.
\015\012Interference\015\012\015\012A distorted image can be caused by magnetic or other types of interference. Verify no speakers, fans or other magnetic devices are close to the monitor.
\015\012Bad Monitor\015\012\015\012If the above possibilities have been checked it is likely that the monitor is bad. To verify this it is recommended that the monitor be temporarily disconnected and then connected to another computer. This can be a friends computer, a work computer, and/or a computer at a service center. You can also help verify a defective monitor by connecting another monitor to your computer. \015\012Note: Connecting your possibly defective monitor to another computer will in no way harm the other computer.
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\015\012Good Luck/Please dont for get to Rate.Thank You.
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