Graphic Card Problems: Shaky text..

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I reformatted my computer and reset my monitor settings, then after reinstalling XP, I got the updates including SP2. Well my screen text seems to be shaky, you can see too letters at once, one over lapping the other, and the one behind, is slightly colored. Its hard to read the words. It does it too graphics too. All my DirectX updates are updated, same with my graphic card. Any suggesstions?
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Try lowering your refresh rate in advanced monitor settings. Mine is set to 60 htz and works fine. (In fact it's the only setting that works with my monitor. If I try to raise it, it starts to affect my display.)
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The only option I have is 60 htz
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Try a different monitor and see if it's the same.

//you don't have any nonshielded speakers near your monitor do you.? Could be a possible cause, although not likely but worth asking about. My printer sits right next to my monitor and when I turn it on the RF from the printer makes my screen a bit shaky
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I changed monitors and its not the same, but I cant use it cause it isnt mine :S
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Never mind, I fixed it. I had to press the reset button on my monitor and hold it for about 3 seconds. Thanks for your help.
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Ever wonder what that "degauss" button on your monitor does besides make a buzzing noise and cause the screen to go crazy for a second? Though that's its main purpose, the degauss button has another useful feature. To understand it, you'll first need to know that the earth has natural magnetic fields. The magnetic charges from these fields can build up inside your monitor, causing a loss of color accuracy. Degaussing scares the bad magnetism out of the monitor and fills it with good karma. If your monitor doesn't have a degauss button, fear not -- many new monitors automatically degauss themselves. If you have a flat-panel display, there is no degauss button because magnetism doesn't build up in flat screen displays.

Hate when that happens.lol
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if your monitor doesnt have a degaus button you have to wait a while for it to do it manualy. TVs do the same thing. Ive had a few magnets attached to a tv in my house once and they screw up the tv's colour for about a day.
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Mine has the button, thanks for the description, was very helpful :p .

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