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Does anyone know anything that I can do to get my ViewSonic Graphics Series G220fb to show the picture right after there was a magnet set right next to it?

My dumb brother put two of his kicker car subwoofers right next to it for like 10 minutes and now when i turn it on, i see the freakin rainbow. Anything that i can do at all? Any suggestions would be helpful!
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Degauss? is it lcd or monitor? if its monitor then hit the little options or settings button on the monitor and go all the way down until you see degauss or something and click it
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Degauss? is it lcd or monitor? if its monitor then hit the little options or settings button on the monitor and go all the way down until you see degauss or something and click it
Yeah, it's a monitor....and i tried to degauss it...didn't work I have it off for an hour to see if it works when i get it back on.
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Originally Posted by funkycasey View Post
Yeah, it's a monitor....and i tried to degauss it...didn't work I have it off for an hour to see if it works when i get it back on.

Leave it unplugged and off overnight, and slap your Bro while your at it
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post #5 of 14
O this happened to me when I had a 13" sub near my screen and I degaused with the speaker their on accident.. I put the speaker back and degaussed and then took it off and degaussed
    
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post #6 of 14
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Leave it unplugged and off overnight, and slap your Bro while your at it
I'm gonna try this first, lol. It was TOTALLY rainbow earlier...then i left it off for an hour, came back to check yall's responses on here, and right now after being off for an hour, it's just kinda rainbow on both sides, instead of all over....i'm about to leave it off unplugged for the night, though...
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post #7 of 14
it will fix itself after a bit...degauss after it looks correct

I have done this hundreds of times

and THEN slap the lil peckerhead
    
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post #8 of 14
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haha, i hope it does...I'm on my laptop right now, so no worries. I have done it myself a few times, but they have never been huge subwoofer magnets, only usually small speaker magnets with a weak magnetic field...and my screen would usually fix after turning it off and then back on, lol. Hope it fixes or else that jackass owes me like 500 dollars
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post #9 of 14
500 for a crt???

what is the model number?
    
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500 for a crt???

what is the model number?

yeah, when i got it, it was like 450 plus shipping...the thing is enormous and can display about anything though...about the only thing it isn't is widescreen
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