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I just replaced my GPU and now my monitor after hooking everything back up has a red line.. I noticed this while installing the new GPU. I have found that this is not a problem with my computer as I plugged the ps3 into the monitor and had the same problem. I also know that it is not the dvi cable... its a 22inch acer and am wondering what has caused this problem and is there anything I can do to fix it. I do have warranty on the monitor but unsure if I will qualify if I had provoked this red line of red pixels. Line is vertical and red.
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Sounds just like a failure on the monitor's part. I'd RMA it under warranty. I highly doubt you did anything to cause this. The timing is a bit freaky though.

If you hook up your computer to another monitor, does this happen on that monitor as well?
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No it does not it is clearly the monitor I just don't know how this happened XD Yeah well I guess I'll buy my 2nd monitor early and use it while this one gets fixed thankyou
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No it does not it is clearly the monitor I just don't know how this happened XD Yeah well I guess I'll buy my 2nd monitor early and use it while this one gets fixed thankyou
If you've ruled out the cable, then it's a monitor hardware error, and sadly there isn't any easy solution to fixing it. Try your cable first, and if it has another type of connection, try that and see if the line is still there. (ie. HDMI, VGA)
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Yeah have done and no luck
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