Computers

Monitor issues troubleshooting

It would seem that such a simple device as a monitor should work flawlessly. Unfortunately, users often complain about various computer screen issues. At the same time, breakdowns happen with all monitors, regardless of their model. If you find yourself in the same situation, you’re probably looking for a way to deal with the problem as quickly as possible. And Howly is here to help you!

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Monitor screen issues to solve with Howly

Monitor issues happen to both old and new computer models. So such problems have been around for quite a long time, even though manufacturers are persistently trying to create impeccable products. Moreover, there’s a whole range of screen malfunctions you may encounter. Meet the list of PC monitor problems you can fix with Howly:

  1. Monitor doesn’t turn on;
  2. Monitor turns off randomly;
  3. LCD backlight isn’t working;
  4. Screen flickering;
  5. Vertical lines on the screen;
  6. Spots, pixels, or horizontal lines messing up the screen;
  7. Backlight but no picture error;
  8. Monitor doesn’t respond to control buttons;
  9. Reduced brightness;
  10. Image or color distortion.

Do you have another problem? Howly experts know the solution to any possible monitor issue. Just ask your question and get an instant answer!

Computer monitor problems and solutions

PC monitor issues are rarer than other computer problems. But they still make your life complicated, preventing you from enjoying all that computer fun. And if you’re facing a certain monitor failure for the first time, it might be difficult to figure out how to fix your device. Therefore, Howly experts prepared the top 3 most common monitor problems and their solutions. Feel free to explore them! Keep in mind that you can always turn to Howly for help if you have another question.

How to fix computer monitor problems faster

Many PC users run to the service center at the slightest monitor problem and wait several days to take their device back. Others ask the master to come to their place and, thus, pay a lot of money for PC repairs. Why complicate your life when you can fix a monitor malfunction in an hour or even less? All you need to do is tell Howly about your problem, and one of the best experts will start the monitor troubleshooting instantly. No long waiting, no unreasonable expenses – one message, and you’re halfway to solving your problem!

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F.A.Q.

Here we have collected answers to the most popular questions about PC monitor issues from our users.
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Why won’t my computer monitor turn on? What to do?

There are a number of reasons why the monitor refuses to turn on:

  • Monitor is off;
  • Power supply failure;
  • The cable between monitor and computer is loose;
  • Monitor setup errors;
  • Broken video card drivers;
  • Faulty graphics adapter;
  • Video card failure;
  • Software issues, including malware and viruses;
  • Mechanical damage;
  • Burnt motherboard.

To solve the monitor won’t turn on issue, you should check all possible causes of the problem and fix them:

  1. Check if the monitor is on.
  2. Make sure you fix the video cable securely.
  3. Make sure the monitor is working by connecting it to another computer.
  4. Inspect the video card and RAM sticks.
  5. Check the power unit for damage.
  6. Disconnect all cables and cords from the computer and wait 15-20 minutes, then turn it on.
My PC monitor distorts colors. How to solve the problem?

There are some simple steps that can help you fix monitor color problems:

  1. Turn off the monitor, wait 15 seconds, and then switch it back on.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Check the cable between the monitor and the computer to make sure you’ve plugged it in.
  4. Adjust the color quality settings for the video card by choosing the best possible option.
  5. Replace the monitor to see if the problems disappear.
How to fix a flashing screen?

The most common cause of computer monitor flickering is an incorrectly set refresh rate. Do the following:

  1. Open the context menu by right-clicking on any empty space on the desktop.
  2. Select Personalization.
  3. Find the Display tab on the bottom left panel and click on it.
  4. Tap on Adjust Screen Settings.
  5. Set your screen resolution and click Apply.
  6. Tap on Advanced options –> Monitor.
  7. Set the maximum refresh rate available in the list and click Apply.