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Why did my computer screen just turn green?

I had this same thing happen to me. What I finally discovered is that the cable from the monitor to the computer was…

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I had this same thing happen to me. What I finally discovered is that the cable from the monitor to the computer was bad. As soon as I replaced it all the colors were back to normal. What a relief, because I thought that either my monitor was going bad or my video card was failing, neither was the case.

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My original monitor cable was a bit short so this always made the cable to be stretched, and I’ll bet this is what caused one of the video wires to finally pull apart. I purchased a longer video cable, now it should not happen again.

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2 Responses to “Why did my computer screen just turn green?”
  1. Jhon Smith says:

    Being a Plano electrician means having to put up with severe weather conditions and levels of heat during the summer months that make even the bugs slow down and hide.
    Plano Electrician

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Good Grief! Stay out of those attics during the heat. Drink lot’s of water.
    Dallas Electrical Repair – Nice website! Keep up the good work.