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KVM issue with monitor

Q: KVM issue with monitor

Ever since I setup a KVM switch to have 2 computers sharing 1 monitor/keyboard/mouse, I have had monitor problems.

There is a subtle but noticeable wobble/ wavey-ness thing happening across the screen when connected to one of my computers (my AMD).

Also, my display (with AMD computer) has a stretched horizontally look. I have tried different screen resolutions but they all give this stretched look which I didn't have before.

And my AMD used to give 1920 x 1080 as an option for max resolution, but this is now capped at 1600 x 1200.

Please help as this is very annoying & looks awful. The specs of the KVM switch say "Max. Resolution: 1920 x 1440. Bandwidth: 200MHZ"

My AMD computer:
Windows 7 64 bit SP1.
AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6GHz.
4GB Ram.

Philips 226V3L.

Video card ATI Radeon HD 4350

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A: KVM issue with monitor

What is the make and model of the KVM switch you purchased? I have tried lower quality switches at my work and found similar results. Ended up having to get one of the more expensive / better brand ones that solved the issues.

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A:Dual monitor issue, secondary monitor is undetectable

Welcome!

Try updating your card drivers. Go into Device Manager and right-click on your display adapter.

I suspect that the cards are too old, though. We will see.

~Jonathan

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A:Monitor Issue

Does it say anything about this in the manual? I would call customer support if you can't get it to do anything. Are you using VGA or DVI outputs on your video adapter? Make sure the monitor is plugged into the right port! Monitors are the one PC component that should just "work" when plugged into the video card so I'm stumped.
 

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A:Monitor issue

Try lowering the video refresh rate
 

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A:Monitor Issue

You can also swap the video connections (assuming they are both using the same type), just to rule out the video card. Aside from that, it sounds like a failing monitor.
 

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Seems you've proven this to be a bad monitor? Accept your findings.
 

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A:Monitor Issue

Okay, some stuff that I forgot to mention because I'm just that tired today.

The monitor is connected to the HDMI out on the video card through a DVI -> HDMI adapter.

I experienced the same behavior before yesterday's upgrade when the monitor was connected to the DVI out on the video with the anchor screws in place so I'm thinking it's not a physical connection issue.

Thanks in advance.
 

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A:monitor issue?

I assume you mean psu , power supply unit .
 

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A:Monitor issue

brent87 said:


I have dual monitors setup with a docking station one using VGA and the primary using a DVI cable. The DVI seems to work fine, however, the monitor hooked up using the VGA cable which is setup using extended desktop shows tiny squiggly horizontal lines on it like it is interfering with some other device. It is hard to see but can become annoying. We have tried swapping out cables, monitors, surge protectors and power cables. Also the docking station. Does anyone have any suggestions on what could be causing this? The monitors are HP 1940T models. The laptop is a HP 6910P.

Any help is very much appreciated.

Thanks,
BrentClick to expand...
Are the symptoms re the monitor hooked up via VGA port recent or were they always present? If recent, did they present coinciding with something?

If you run the lappy without the docking station on its own with both monitors, does this change anything? If you hook up only the monitor showing the symptoms without the one connected via dvi, does THAT change anything?

Absent more info, feels kinda like some voltage issue.
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A:Monitor Issue

Some games/programs do not return everything to previous state, try hitting F5 (desktop) refresh.

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A:Monitor issue !

Sometimes this can be caused by the program controlling the refresh rates. Some cards have options to force refresh rates instead of letting the program control it. Check the advance properties of your vid card by right clicking on the desktop, choosing properties/ settings/ advanced button, and leafing through your graphics card settings. Next is to try to match the games to your desktop resolution, look in the game options to do this.
 

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Ps- while we are at it, why not tell us what type of computer your running, what video card or video adapter your using, what operating system your running and maybe how much RAM your using?
 

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A:Help, Monitor issue.

ethieopia said:

... When I turn it off then back on, it is on for a second then turns black. However it isn't completly black. If you look really hard in the light you can still see everything on the screen... Click to expand...

The backlight isn't turning on and staying on, probably due to a problem with the inverter that powers it. "When I wacked the sides of the monitor while the orange was lit it would go back to normal" could just be a loose connector. If you have experience repairing electronics equipment you might be able to fix it. Otherwise, contact Dell if it is under warranty.
 

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A:Monitor issue

Its probably the monitor. Can you test the monitor out on a friends PC or try a different monitor on your pc? Then you can be sure where the problem is. If the problem follows the monitor its probably best to buy a new one as repairs inside a monitor are dangerous due to the high voltages inside and you can probably buy a new one for what it costs to have a monitor repaired.
 

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A:New Monitor issue

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A:Monitor Issue

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A:Monitor issue!

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A:MONITOR ISSUE

Can you plug it in to your pc in a way that can allow it to be turned on seperately from your pc? In this way it may have a chance to warm up, and may work properly.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/monitor-issue-683881.html
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A:Monitor Issue

I agree, it might be failing, but you could try installing your driver for it, reboot with monitor on and see if Windows can grab a better driver.
Try the monitor on a different PC if possible. If you get the same issue I would say that would fault the monitor.

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A:USB Monitor issue

Hi Fdonl, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!The following HP support link may help you to install appropriate driver: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5336868 Thanks.




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A:2nd monitor issue Win 8.1

Microsoft has posted an article on your exacy problem. Please see below
Set up multiple monitors - Windows - Microsoft

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/559648/2nd-monitor-issue-win-81/
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A:monitor issue

Yes !
It is directely related to the Graphics Card.

Install the driver of Graphics Card or VGA.

OR

If you have installed already please select the resolution by rightclick on the blank destkop and choosing properties >> go to Settings >> move slider to 800 * 600 .

Thanks
 

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A:Monitor Issue

shippy321 said:

Hi there, I'm having an issue with my monitor. After a few hours it will decide that it's "unplugged" and black-screen. After the first occurance of this it'll then reoccur within a much shorter timescale. As far as I'm aware it only seems to happen while running games, first while leaving it in bios and then browsing the internet it seemed to work fine.

Click to expand...

Howdy shippy321...

Since it seems to work when not being tasked (for lack of a better term), it would seem to me that the video card is on the way out...

A question if I may...

Are you over clocking the video card, and can you check to see if there is a fan on the video card and see if it is running?

Sounds like the video card is over heating to me...

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/monitor-issue.618460/
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A:Monitor issue

try the monitor on another system. if you still have issues, the problem is your video card or motherboard. Even if you replaced the card, your system may still have something wrong. I would also try a new video cable.
 

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A:monitor issue

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A:Monitor Issue

Factory settings on the monitor are mighty fine with me. Maybe it's with your eyes? I dunno...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/monitor-issue.1073774/
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A:New Monitor Issue

I have the same monitor and had to change the refresh rate. If i remember right I had to set it to 75. Check your paper work for the range on the refresh. Also did you install the driver from the disk that came with it??
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-monitor-issue.96911/
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A:Monitor issue

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A:Monitor issue

Hello Matt and welcome to the forum!

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A:Need help with monitor issue

Mikayla Dawn said:



My monitor won't display anything, thought monitor was bad so hooked another one up and same problem, but I found that I can start in safe mode and the monitor will work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
MikaylaClick to expand...

You have either display settings that are outside of your monitor's capabilities or corrupt video drivers.

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A:monitor issue

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A:Monitor issue

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A:No Signal to Monitor issue.

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A:dual monitor issue

hello & welcome to TSF,

please go to your (device manager) you will then want to select the (Veiw) opion from that windows tool bar / then select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks make a note of what they are & get back to us

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The problem you have is not with "monitor" drivers, but with the video card drivers or perhaps another setting. I think you are saying that with the old Dell monitor you can get into Windows and see something? Is that correct?
 

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A:Monitor Recognition issue

So is it just the description that's wrong or are the resolution or color settings also changing?
 

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A:Dual Monitor issue...

Hi, welcome to TSG.

Right-click on the taskbar button for Vent, click Move and use the arrow keys to bring the window into view. If Move is greyed out hit Restore first.
 

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A:Dual Monitor Issue

I think it might have something to do with when you shout the lid on the laptop. Once the lid is closed there is no power to that screen and subsequently no power to 2nd monitor because of the lid being closed. There might be a setting to change/play with on the laptop as to what happens when you close the lid of laptop.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/177831-dual-monitor-issue.html
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Thanks.

A:Monitor Identity issue.....

  
Quote: Originally Posted by adamdz


Ok I am using my tv as a second monitor. Ever since instlaling Windows 7, it identifies my desktop monitor as 2, and the tv as 1. If I use the shortcut Win Key + p, to switch monitor setup (extend, duplicate etc...) to "Computer Only" It will make the tv the primary, not what I want. I can switch the connectors at the back of the card for this to function correctly, but then when the computer boots it treats the tv as primary (so boot up sequence shows up on tv), this is also not what I want.

So is there a way to manually set the identity? (so that my monitor is 1, and tv is 2). I tried unplugging the tv, and using a single display which gives the monitor an identity of 1. As soon as I plug the tv in it gives the tv an Identity of 1.

Thanks.


Yep drab the screen you want as #1 to the left and the other automatically becomes #2. Verify by Identify

Hope this helps

Ken

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A:Dual Monitor Issue

In general, when dealing with issues that are User Account-specific, one should always consider the option of simply creating a new User Account and transfering the settings from the old one to the new one, as a most-effiecient means of fixing the problem.

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A:Monitor issue on a new computer

It could easily be a video driver problem. Check out the following site : –
download from Guru3D.com

I would suggest that you download the following drivers: –
AMD Catalyst 10.11 Win 7 | Vista (64-bit)
They are not the latest but should work well with your card.

Follow the simple procedure shown at this site: –
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Best of luck.

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A:Dual Monitor issue

"If your PC&#8217;s graphics capabilities are built into your computer&#8217;s motherboard, they will often be disabled when you add a graphics card. You may need to disable it via the system BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)

Does this mean I cannot use my built in video card?
 

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A:Monitor Display issue Help

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Sounds like you monitor may have gone bad.

Can you try your monitor on a different system?

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:Nvidia and Monitor issue

Is it onboard graphics or a graphics card? If its a graphics card you can try to unplug the monitor from it and plug it into the onboard graphics port
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/nvidia-and-monitor-issue.870150/
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A:Monitor blinking issue

Hi harmonSmith and welcome to Vista Forums

This is normal for some systems, depending on the hardware and drivers. When the display comes back on, is it dimmed with the UAC dialogue box present? If so, then this is known as the Secure Desktop. This is not the desktop itself, rather it is an image of the desktop which contains no clickable content, save for the UAC dialogue box.

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A:[SOLVED] Monitor Issue.

You need to load in to F8 on boot and select "enable vga mode" and press enter. This will likely help. If not than do F8 ->safe mode and uninstall the display adapter driver and reinstall it (make sure you have the driver cd before uninstalling the driver).

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A:Monitor/software issue

Reboot tapping F8 there should be an option on the options screen "Repair Your Computer" follow the process Windows will attempt to fix any problems. If it can not find any problems in the list of other options, select "System Restore" Select a Restore Point prior to install Java or any option regarding java before the issue started.

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A:Laptop monitor issue

Have you tried here, drivers page at HP ? http://bit.ly/dn8KEc

Or at the HP forum, here ? http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Display-and-video/bd-p/Display
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-monitor-issue.920113/
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I have resolved this issue now so I though I would leave this comment behind help people in the future.
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A:Monitor Issue (goes dim randomly)

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A:Monitor/Display Issue

Click the "Reply" button. In the button bar of the message window, click on the paper clip icon.
 

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Hello and Welcome to TSF

Does this happen in Safe Mode?

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A:Dual Monitor Issue

I'm no expert but it sounds to me like the e-bay bought adapter is missing a few wires that would be used to ID the monitor. If you download the manual for your video card from the manufacturers web site you should be able to figure out what max resolutions are supported. I think its the adapter not a screen resolution problem.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/209597-dual-monitor-issue.html