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Old 6th May, 2009, 04:04 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Monitors generally don't have drivers - that's the graphics card's job. Instead, you might find an inf file that contains the timings the monitor can accept (It's just a text file). However, there's even been a standard for the monitor to communicate with the graphics card to send it the timings without requiring any driver.

You can try double clicking on the inf file - that should 'install' it.

However, if you have horizontal lines all the way across the monitor, and they're the same color all the way along, then it generally means the LCD or driver chip has suffered damage. Occasionally, it also happens because of a poor connection between the cable assembly and the LCD itself, but that's pretty rare.

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