Hi, just to add to this reply, one of my monitors at home has to be run in
256 colours. Any more than that, and I get the lines and squiggles across
the screen instead of a picture. (It's definately the monitor at fault, and
not the system, the monitor is from an old win95 system.)
I usually try to go as high as I can regarding the colour, but if it doesn't
work, you get a few seconds in which to decide whether to keep it or not.
Even if you can't read the display, it automatically goes back after about
With my older monitors, if I do experience a problem, I also tend to select
Standard VGA and often either standard monitor type or plug and play
It usually works, sometimes after a bit of fiddling.
Hope this helps.
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