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I have a Dell flat panel monitor that is about 3 years old and it is on 24/7.

I have yellow vertical lines every 1/4 inch or so all the across the screen. How long before this monitor goes?

This monitor is only for monitoring equipment (plant air system) so there is no gaming/graphic programs involved on this screen.
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I suggest you try and apply a little pressure on the plastic bezel where the lines appear. If some go away its most likely just a component failing. Warranty? might be worth seeing if its still available.

It may not be near death. It might just stay like that.
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I will try the bezel thing.

Thanks!
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could be GPU artefacting
     
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