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    For some reason, the display on my moniter appears to be "shaking", I have no idea what could be causing this. I've degaussed, powered off, scanned for viruses.. I still can't find the source.

    Any ideas? It's driving me insane..

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    Yeah, some of the monitors in my school's lab are like that. But so far, they haven't fixed it, it's like an old TV. I don't see how you could fix it easily but bringing it to a hardware repair center.

    Hope someone could give a better response
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    Sometimes it could be a really stupid thing like changing your cable.

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    I know what it is, it happened to me yesterday.

    Move your TV away from it, or your UPS..that caused mine to shake, I almost went out to buy a new monitor because of that!

    Right when I moved it away it stopped.

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    Mobile phones can also cause this to happen or anything else that gives out a magnetic field (certain electrical appliances)

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    ah yes mobile phones, they also make your car stereo go funny sometimes as well!

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    Thanks everyone who tried to help.. I left the computer alone for an hour or two (moniter off) and for some reason it was working fine again

    I still have no idea what caused it, hopefully I won't have any more trouble

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    Hey, speaking of degaussing, what does it do, and how do I do it?

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    This used to happen to my old monitor. The problem was power supply (unstable). Get a power stabiliser (or whatever it is called) and it should fix the problem. Although sometimes degaussing helps. Normally the options of your monitor should let you degauss it (I mean the physical options). If it doesn't have it on the menu, yours probably doesn't support it. Switch it off then back on instead.

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    Originally posted by M. James
    Hey, speaking of degaussing, what does it do, and how do I do it?
    You monitor should have it. (try all the buttons!)
    I believe that it is kind of eliminating the electromagetic field around the monitor, which could cause the problem display everything properly.
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    Degaussing removes the electromagnetic field, but I never notice a difference. It does look pretty cool when you degauss though

    Actually, a lot of monitors don't have a deguass option that can be accessed through buttons on the monitor. Turning off and on the monitor will deguass it though.

    I see monitors in the lab that sort of have a pulse...no fix for it. If you are sure it's not caused by objects around your monitor, you're best bet would be to try another graphics card and another monitor.

    Good luck!

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    LOL! Agree that it's cool!
    With LCD, there is no such thing.
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    You should avoid doing it often, though. I read you should even avoid doing it more than once a week and you shouldn't switch the monitor off if you're just going to be away for under an hour.


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