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Image On Monitor Is Too Dark

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#1 eljaytee


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Posted 26 November 2007 - 01:51 PM

I was donated a Gateway EV 910 monitor, a 19 inch model.

I used a standard HD 15, m/m, cable between the monitor and my CPU and the image on the monitor was VERY dark.

I adjusted brightness and contrast to their max settings and the image on the monitor did not change at all.

Do I not have the proper installation and/or hardware? Is this just an old monitor? (i.e., going bad, possibly the reason it was donated?)

Since I don't know my way into this problem very far, I really don't know what other info to supply. It's an Athlon XP 2600+, 1.92 GHz processor, a home build which has never given me any trouble. The monitor I use now is bright and clear.

Thanks to whoever knows the answer on this one.


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#2 nightspydk


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Posted 26 November 2007 - 05:11 PM

Have you got another monitor you can try on that system.
I think there is a very good chance that the screen is the problem.

Just a thought. :thumbsup:

#3 garmanma


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Posted 27 November 2007 - 06:34 PM

The monitor I use now is bright and clear.

I'd say the monitor is failing
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#4 Sneakycyber


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Posted 29 November 2007 - 06:19 PM

I concur :thumbsup: a failing monitor.
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