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Troubleshooting Video and Display

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cod500's version from 2017-04-08 02:46

Section

Question Answer
No video imageCheck physical connection; Confirm input selection on monitor; Check brightness; Swap the monitor with a known-good; Start Windows in VGA mode (F8)
Image quality problemsFlickering, colors missing, blur; Check for bent interface connector pins; Match Windows video refresh rate and resolution settings to the monitor specifications; Disable hardware acceleration; Set resolution higher to correct oversized images
Pixel problemsStuck pixels (constantly bright); Dead pixels (always black)
Video artifactsUnusual graphics - Check adapter; Image persistance - Turn off display; Motion trails - Disable advanced video features
BSOD and overheatingUpdate video drivers; Monitor the PC's internal temperature
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