Monitor Goes Blue

July 3, 2009 at 19:56:33
Specs: Windows XP, intel P4 1.5Ghz socket 478 / 256 MB SD Ram

Hi
I am new here and my problem is that my 6 year old PC has some problems related to the Power Supply(I guess).
Configuration
INTEL P4 1.5GHz
256 MB SDRam
KOB P4M266NDFSMX MOBO
40GB HDD
SAMMSUNG SYNCMASTER 753S monitor


My monitor turns blue at most of the time .ie I cant distinguish Red and blue .Both appears as blue.
I connected the monitor with my friends PC and there was no problem.Sometimes there will no problem and it turns blue again after some minutes of usage.
I guess its problem with my Power supply so I have done an analysis with HWmonitor.
I am giving screenshot of my analysis
can anyone solve my problem?


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#1
July 3, 2009 at 20:22:21

If your power supply was really producing a voltage that far out of whack your PC wouldn't be working at all. Basically what I'm saying is that your PS is okay. Some PC monitoring chips have problems giving the right readings in Windows.

If you jiggle the cable that goes from the monitor to the PC, does the picture on the monitor change?

You may have a problem with your video card, that is, if your PC has one. If the video is integrated onto the motherboard, that chip may be going bad.

WinSimple Software
CompTIA A+ Certified


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#2
July 4, 2009 at 17:41:06

Yeah, that's usually due to a bad monitor, bad monitor cable or bad connection. Video card would be next on the list. When you hooked it up to your friend's computer, did you leave it on long enough to make sure it wasn't going to happen with it?

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#3
July 5, 2009 at 02:21:42

i have the same problem, in admin device there is yellow mark 4 vga compatible. i need help where i can get free download for the device. pleasee..!

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#4
July 5, 2009 at 02:29:25

btw i change my win 98 to win xp and my monitor goes blue.
my driver for sound and video is missing..

my pc specs:
pc chips p53g
cor two duo
ram 2 giga
hd 80 giga
prosessor 2 giga


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#5
July 5, 2009 at 07:24:39

At first thanks for all replies
@Rayburn
1.No change when jiggles the cable.
But often screen comes normal after switching it off and on continuously.
But it turns blue again after some time.
2.I have S3prosavage onboard video accelerator (32mb).
@DAVEINCAPS
I agree to that.Means I have to bring another monitor home and test with that one.
@mahendra
Your problem is not similiar to mine
I cant see the Mercury red logo on bootscreen
In the Microsoft boot menu characters are CYAN
Means I have no RED signal.
Most probably my monitor will be the problem

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#6
July 5, 2009 at 11:57:17

http://www.mercury-pc.com/product-d...

I really would like to try any old, APG or PCI graphics card, first. Do you know anyone who has one you could try?

larry


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#7
July 7, 2009 at 07:29:18

If problem is with my onboard videocard is it worth to add additional AGP graphics card ?

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#8
July 7, 2009 at 12:12:46

Only you can make that decision. I haven't specifically checked but you can probably get a 128 meg card for $20 -$30 on ebay, maybe even a 256 meg.

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