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11 May 2009 @ 10:44 am
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Something is wrong with my monitor. It's a Viewsonic monitor buuuut I have no idea what model number it is, it was second hand. I turned it on this morning to do some work and as I was in the middle of reading a pdf this weird discolouration appeared. My ENTIRE screen has this purple/reddish tint. What. The. Fuck.

I attempted to manually set the colours. No dice. So then I tried tech support online. No dice.

Does anyone know how to correct the problem? Aside from smashing it in with a hammer...
 
 
Current Mood: irritatedirritated
 
 
 
LikeCheapWineliz_love on May 11th, 2009 08:55 pm (UTC)
I got a pinkish tint after my laptop screen was replaced. Apparently something had fried. So... yeah.
Sunny: BeBop Ed errrreeekkksunny_serenity on May 11th, 2009 09:20 pm (UTC)
FRAK! *sigh* The Geek Boy has been telling me I need to upgrade but I has no moneh! BAH!
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Sunny: Buffy sarcastic?sunny_serenity on May 11th, 2009 09:21 pm (UTC)
Hehe... Yet proof again that we think so much alike.
Katrina L. Halliwell: deathcanuck_kat on May 11th, 2009 10:05 pm (UTC)
Unless the cable's loose... *hands you a hammer*
Sunny: WW CJ facepalmsunny_serenity on May 11th, 2009 10:12 pm (UTC)
I tried that first thing. Now I'm thinking it's a bigger problem...
AthenaKTT: Gloomy bearathenaktt on May 12th, 2009 02:09 am (UTC)
This actually happened to my monitor once a long time ago. My monitor is also a ViewSonic. What basically happened is I'll be typing along happily and suddenly the color just goes pinkish or red.

It basically something loose inside the monitor. I shook the wire a bit and the color went back to normal for a couple days then it went permanently pink.

My dad bascially took the monitor apart and fixed whatever the lose wire was and my monitor a-okay. In fact I'm still using this now and this was about 4 years ago.

So have someone who knows how to take it apart and fix the loose wiring? But there is always the possibility of the monitor dying too.
Sunny: F&G  geek shall inheritsunny_serenity on May 12th, 2009 02:58 am (UTC)
OH, I LUFF YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS! *GLOMP* This is all good things to know. I shall have Geek Boy take a look. Thank you so much!!!!
AthenaKTT: Merlin - Merlin and lightsathenaktt on May 12th, 2009 03:04 am (UTC)
you're welcome. Good luck on getting it fixed!