Why dose monitor displays lines and weird colors at boot?

Question

everytime i boot up windows and the desk top loads, the display is really messed up, you can't make out anything it is just lines and weird colors, do i need a new video card?

Answer

This question was answered on March 20, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

No I do not believe you need a new video card but to trouble shoot your minitor first You did not specify the make and model of your monitor so I suggest you troubleshoot from the owners manual or web site.

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Posted by Enyenihi of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 20, 2003