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Iv got some weird blue static-y stuff on the left side of my monitor when using vista. i know its not the monitor cuz its relatively new and works fine in winxp pro. also, the blueness only appears when certain colors are being displayed. i updated video drivers, didn't help. Its not really a big issue, just kind of annoying.

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That looks like artifacting to me. Might want to check into RMA'ing your video card. Could also be a driver causing the artifacts, so maybe update the drivers as well (before RMA'ing of course). But that's most definitely artifacting.
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That looks like artifacting to me. Might want to check into RMA'ing your video card. Could also be a driver causing the artifacts, so maybe update the drivers as well (before RMA'ing of course). But that's most definitely artifacting.
but there's none in winxp, so that wouldnt be the vid card then would it? its ONLY in vista
    
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but there's none in winxp, so that wouldnt be the vid card then would it? its ONLY in vista
Yeah it still could be....give it some time and I'll bet it starts in XP as well. Like I said, maybe try newer or maybe even older drivers and see if that fixes it. If not...that looks like the card's at fault.
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It looks like a Driver problem. Uninstall the driver and run Drivercleaner and reinstall the latest driver .
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It looks like a Driver problem. Uninstall the driver and run Drivercleaner and reinstall the latest driver .
ah, i forgot about good 'ol driver cleaner
    
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