Lines and shadows on TFT screen

By rogd0262
Mar 7, 2003
  1. I've recently bought a LG L1710B 17" TFT monitor.

    Connected to my 32Mb TNT2 graphics card with a VGA cable but to my horror, there were lines and shadow everywhere.

    Tried most of the settings but cannot rectified the problem.

    Can anyone please advise what I can do? Will a dodgy cable be the problem? I am planning to use a DVI- DVI cable once my new graphics card is delivered. Will that help?
  2. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    Are the lines and shadows always in the same place, or do they move about/change when you move the vga cable or monitor or other nearby electrical items? If so then it looks like you're getting some kind of interference. Without seeing your display it is difficult to imagine what your picture is like and diagnise the problem better, but we are always willing to try.:D
  3. rogd0262

    rogd0262 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The vertical lines are consistently 2mm to the right causing around 3-4 shadows per actual line. Anyway, LG will replace it with a new one... will see whether the same problem occurs! :)

Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.