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Could static electricity cause scan lines?

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Even tho I am on a surge protector... The other day I went to hit my bathroom light and a surge went to the ground and on the other side of my room my receiver skipped and the tv flickered... now I am noticing when I am on the PC input of my 32 inch HDTV there are what look like horizontal scan lines that make image look like they on displayed on a water surface or something.... could this be from the shock ?
    
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Have you tried using a different monitor that you know was not affected? If it still looks the same, then try a different gpu. Those two steps will test the two most likely suspects.
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If your outlets were not grounded? Sure anything could of happened?
    
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I am in an apartment and this wouldn't be the first time I found something that wasn't to code... I'm hoping my extended warranty isn't up yet on this display cause I am completely pissed.

My main display is my 22" samsung and my 32" which is the one that is messed up is connected as well... I switched the DVI ports on the GPU and tried different cables... only have the problem on the TV and it happens on both ports... I am thinking it is the display
    
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