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Q: black dotr amd black smear on monitor screen

A black dot 1" in diameter and some black smears have appeared on the bottom right corner of my screen. I believe whatever page I have up is ok behind it. And I think it is getting bigger. Monitor is a Dell 19 " Analog Flat Panel. Maybe it is finished.

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I have had the same problem. For me, it was an indication the rollers in the toner cartridge were worn out and nothing short of replacing the cartridge would fix it.

Mine is always on the right side of the page and gets progressively wider and darker until it takes up so much of the page that it is no longer usable even for printing to read.
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I tried almost everything.
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I attached a print screen photo.

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A:Windows 7 black screen, black or blank thumbnails, and black desktop themes

I noticed you're not running Aero. Click on last item, left side - "Troubleshoot problems with transparency...."

Office 2010 should not be a factor here. Public pics folder is empty - it should have sample pics in it.

Validate your OS installation - Genuine Microsoft Software
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A:LED monitor displays black text as mix of red, black, blue

You're sure that the monitor supports 1080p not 1080i? I ask because some TV's only support up to 1080i.

Based on what you've said and are showing us, I think this might be the case. Judging from that picture, that TV does not like 1080p.


Although I just checked the model out online and the literature all says 1080p. Is there a setting on the TV that allows you to switch between 1080i and 1080p? Or does it do it automatically?

Edit again:

I just went through the instruction book, and nowhere does it say 1080p. Something you could try is going into the PC settings and adjusting the clock and the phase controls. It may help, or it may only apply to the TV's VGA connector, I don't know.
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A:Black screen with movable cursor or KSOD (Black Screen Of Death) Vista

I think I saw this post aver at Toms but I also think you gave some additional info.
I think what may be going on it during the switch from the windows low res video driver to the driver used in normal mode.

Since you can get into safe mode try to go to device manager.
Start|right click computer|properties|device manager.
Look in the display adapter.
Is there a yellow exclamation mark there?
Or is it showing the video that you know should be there?
Please post the video that the machine uses and or the PB model.
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A:Black Screen On Monitor

When you hit F8 you should see an Enable VGA Mode option further down on the list. You might try that and see if it works.
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A:Black Screen on Monitor?

So the monitor is not affected until Windows loads? ie It doesn't blank out during POSTing ?

If so, it would be a driver issue rather than physical hardware.

I'd check out the nvidia forums to see if anyone else is having the similar issue. There may be an issue with the HDMI input and the 770 series.

Is it possible to connect both monitors via DVI?
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A:Black screen monitor

Rich88 said:

I just built a computer and im trying to get into bios to set it up and the monitor will not respond to the new computer...AMD anthlon 64 3500+
epox sli motherboard....leadtek geforce 7300 256mb turbocache...512mb ddr
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Assuming you know the monitor to be working, then this is a classic misbuild, it's time to go back to the beginning and work thorugh the build, chances are you have missed something out, or your BIOS is misconfigured.

Check that you have everything seated correctly and that all plugs are secure, try removing all items from the Mobo such as network cards etc until you have a bare system, this means unplugging all IDE devices (these can cause a POST fail) once you are down to a barebones system try booting up,

I think there is a method of holding down the INSERT or DELETE key during the POST, this can force the BIOS to load defaults.

If this still doesn't work try replacing the memory/ changing the slot and trying again and also try replacing the video card of it still fails.

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A:black screen monitor

You've already confirmed that monitor doesn't work with 2 different computers, so it's obvious the monitor is bad.

Considering how cheap they've gotten, buy a new monitor.

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The model monitor you have sells for less than $100.00.

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A:Monitor screen goes black

Can you try another monitor just to see if it's a monitor or computer problem?
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Is the monitor screen going black actually the computer dying?

test it next time by checking the keyboard lights, the Caps Lock light should go on or off with each press of the Caps lock key. If that is not happening, the computer has died, which is the cause of the black screen.

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A:Black Monitor Screen

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A:Black Screen: Monitor

Try turning the monitor on first.Then your PC.
If this gets no results you can't do any testing.
Take it to a repair shop.
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A:My other monitor seem to work - but is just black screen

First, welcome! This is a fantastic community. While we might only be on track 99.997% of the time, everyone here genuinely wants to help.

Dual monitors work if you video adapter support two monitors, of course most do these days.

Did you try dragging a window from screen to screen? I ask because you said you can see your mouse on that monitor. I use dual monitors all the time and the second monitor is black if I have nothing moved to it.

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Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Display > Screen Resolution
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-when the monitor was connected to a laptop, there was no flashing at all, it run fine for some hours. so problem seems not the be the monitor?

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A:monitor keeps flashing with a black screen

some more info:

motherboard P5GD1-VM
graphics Intel 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family
RAM 512 MB
CPU Pentium 4 630
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-the monitor has been connected properly
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A:Monitor goes black and login screen appears

What do you mean by "locks the screen?"

Does the lock screen come on or does the machine freeze (or just become unusable) and you need to hard reboot it?

Sounds like it could be a TDR issue, but we'll see about your response.
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Your Virus/Trojan/Spyware group directed me to this group in order to get my computer functioning before they would take over.

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A:black monitor screen after discovering trojan

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Edit: Some of these are for black screen after login, you can still try them (if applicable)

To be honest I have no idea why this is happening. You can search for "black screen of death" in forums, there are countless threads about the subject.
Some solutions:
- Boot with Last Known Good Configuration (F8 menu)
- Restore to a prior date (System Restore) - System Restore
- Scan for malware (Malwarebytes Anti-Malware free)
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- Verify in registry: HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsot\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon to make sure 'shell = explorer.exe'
- Follow SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
- Try loading defaults in BIOS
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A:Second monitor black screen, worked earlier

It would seem that you have damaged the connection in some way. You mention bent pins in one of the connectors. It's possible that you have damaged the socket on the GPU. Have close look at it & see if there is any damage.

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Trying another monitor is a good first step. See what happens and go from there.
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A:Monitor screen goes black when playing any game

i have spent $200+ trying to fix this and nothing works.Click to expand...

What have you spent so much on? In all probability it's the GPU or the PSU causing the issue.
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A:Monitor flicker + black screen on startup

lcd monitors have very few replaceable parts. infact one of the few replaceable parts is the back light in some models.
however its a tricky job and normally costs more than a new monitor.
older lcd monitors use a type of fluorescent light, these tend to have a life span. the fact youve noticed there's a corrilation between temp could point to a dying capacitor that only works efficiently when warm.

if you shine a torch on the monitor when it is flashing/dark you should just about be able to see whats being displayed. this will point the finger at the back light being the culprit.

personally id treat yourself to a nice new monitor.
when you can get the liyama E2278HD-GB1 for around ?100 ($100 as us brits get stiffed on import taxes) youll not only gain 5 inces but also get a cracking budget monitor with the quality of a more costly one
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