How to Tell if a Computer Monitor is Going Bad


Almost the people in villages also using the computers at a maximum rate which can be compared with the city people. Even though the CPU is the most important part of the computer which helps in its proper functioning, computer monitors also plays a major role. It is only displaying the output of the CPU and other things. Whatever the action performed by the computer, it can be visible in the computer monitor alone. Hence it is an important part of the computer system.

The use of monitors stops not only in displaying computational output. It is also used for playing video games, business, educational purposes, showing movies, etc. Day-by-day the use of internet and computers is getting increased. Some people using them for a whole day and all the seven days a week. Some people are not even switching off their computer when they are not in use. Due to these things the life of monitors gets decreased.

If there is no monitor we can’t do anything in the system. Hence it is more important to safeguard that. The life of monitors should be high enough to use it for large no of days. To do that one must take extra care on it to make it run successfully for years.

The following steps help you in maintaining your monitor and to check for any misbehavior in your system.

Colors of monitors

If there is any discoloration in your monitor when you switch on it, then it leads to improper working. There may also be some abnormal colors and some improper vertical or horizontal lines which you can see. Even if you make adjustments in the brightness and sharpness these things never disappear generally.

Changing the mode

If your monitor takes ten seconds to wake up from its sleep mode for a long time, it indicates proper working of system. Otherwise some problem occurred in your monitor.

Dark mode

If your system monitor is not bright enough even if you adjust its brightness then it very well indicates that your monitor is dying.

Slow Response

Move the mouse hover the monitor screen. If the movement properly follows the mouse in a great speed then it shows the proper working of monitor. If the speed is very low to respond your movements then some problem arises.

These are some of the useful steps to follow in order to check your monitor’s proper function. Maintenance is an important issue in case of monitors. You must be careful enough to handle your system monitors.

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