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jaxisland

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I have a 1 month old LCD monitor that leaves trails behind anything it displays. To paint the picture if you are looking at a webpage that has a blue square on the left hand side, what you will see faintly is a trail of blue starting at the square and fading from right to left.

This happens on almost all colors and all applications.

Is there a common point of failure betweent hardware and software that leads to this?

Thanks
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alot of times..."fade ins" "burn ins" or the trails that you describe...are linked to the monitor hardware itself being faulty....like the circuitry that electrifies the liquid crystals themselves...is the monitor under any kind of warranty? i'd see about getting an RMA.....also if you have another LCD monitor...test with it and see if the problem persists...

usually graphic card failures or corruptions result in "crisper" artifacts in the display...and generally are irrespective of color...i.e. you'll see a bunch of multicolor flecks or weird lines or crazy stuff like that....very rarely will there be a shadow image because of the video card
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I just came across this PC Word article on LCD monitors: http://www.pcworld.c...,1/article.html

Barring any malfunctioning hardware, this might help.
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Swapping with another and warranty info is where I am headed.

Thanks for the info
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