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Okay. This is not on my monitor. It's a friend of mine who needs help. And it's a little difficult to assess the issue without seeing it up close, seeing that we live in different countries.

He has the LG W2230S, which was the cheapest 1080p he could find, and seemed good until he noticed this issue

Apparently these pink lines run vertically, are about 1-3 pixels thick, and are only visible in some places, and not others.

Visible:
Games
Photos

Not visible:
Google homepage
Solid colors


It's not a cable issue, tested two cables, both securely in, it's not a GPU issue since the GPU worked fine on the previous 1024p acer.

The monitor uses a VGA cable

Auto adjust and phase settings do nothing for this issue, apparently.

Lines are static, not moving.

And quick googling tells nothing.


I've not dealt with these kinds of issues on an LCD before and thought that you guys might have some insight at what the issue is. Because I've ran out of ideas here. Nothing. I haven't personally seen this issue before. And since it's a tough situation for him that there's no other monitors of the same model in stock, returning it as a faulty monitor would leave him without many options, since he's already sold his previous one, I'd thought I'd ask here.

Any insight as to the cause of the issue?

PS: A coupel of pictures of the issue will soon be available.


Edited by De-Zant - 7/26/11 at 6:32pm
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For me when I got a pink/blue line in my monitor it was the panel that had gone bad.
    
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Got another screen that works. Issue... solved.. (?)
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Got another screen that works. Issue... solved.. (?)
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