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#1 VeryConfused707


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Posted 29 April 2005 - 11:04 PM

Hey I'm new to the forum ^^, anyways I have a slight problem, today I was using my Ipod and my little brother asked if he could use two small Coby speakers that you plug into the headphone jack of the Ipod, anyways I did not know he had the speakers facing the monitor and they were about an inch away. It caused my screen to go wavy and become rainbowy (sp lol). it's only a strange color in the bottom left of the screen and I want to know if there is any way I could fix it, ant help would be appreciated


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#2 junkdk


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Posted 30 April 2005 - 01:28 AM

Dear Very,

Welcome to BC, we will help you.

I assume you are using a tube monitor. If this is the first time you had this happen your monitor should have a demagnetize or video adjust.

You should be able to get to it through the monitor keys or windows.

Just right click on the desktop, go to properties, look for advanced, check monitor. If you don't see it or your monitor keys does not bring you to the demagnetize. You will need to manual demagnetize your monitor.

This will take a external demagnetize if you have one or you will have take your monitor to a TV repair. It is sad to say this is a simple procedure and will cost you money. :thumbsup:

Let us know,

junkdk :flowers:

Edited by junkdk, 30 April 2005 - 01:29 AM.

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 03:50 AM

What type of monitor do you have? (make & model)
The problem did not go away when you removed the speakers? They must have really powerful magnets in them.

Like junkdk said you should have a demagnetiser function as part of the monitor controls. It's called De-Gauss. You may have to do it several times to get rid of the effect. Give it a try and let us know.

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#4 VeryConfused707

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Posted 30 April 2005 - 03:46 PM

Thanks very much, it worked like a charm ^^, the buttons were on the front of my moniter though, so it took a little while to find but I got it.

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