Re: In case I go silent . . .
- Ronn! Blankenship wrote:
> When I woke up the computer this morning, the...
> monitor made a number of popping sounds somewhat
> similar in sharpness and volume to the sound a
> cap pistol makes.
> up some limbs for disposal.) When I watched the...
> screen I noticed that every time the sound
> occurred, the image dimmed and shrank like the
> picture on an old TV when you turned it
Oh, yes, I've had that. I presume that something inside
the (CRT, right?) monitor was sometimes shorting out.
In my case, the monitor lasted a few months more, then died.
You know, I haven't actually bought a monitor in several
years. I've been taking the ones that other people give
away when they upgrade to flat panels. My source for this
Pop goes the ...
- On Feb 4, 2008, at 11:02 AM, Ronn! Blankenship wrote:
> at first I thought that it wasGood lord, you live next to a mafia hit man?
> coming from outside, maybe the neighbor breaking
> up some limbs for disposal.
I've had the same kinds of symptoms, prior to switching to LCD land at
home. (Still use CRTs at work for the higher quality images.) You'll
need to replace your display, probably -- my experience is that
voltage shorts aren't in the practice of healing themselves.
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