Two CRT monitor ,one is IBM (E 74) and the other is HP Compaq.There is a peculiar tendency in these CRT monitors as these automatically changes the brightness,contrast and unable to control it even through monitors built in switches. Sometimes the viewing space is wider automatically and sometimes the viewing space is shorter automatically.For these very phenomenon the start menu gone missing in the first instance and in the second instant it has been reduce to the size of a miniature.So,incidentally to work with this adverse effect monitor , is being a stress and also difficult to handle many a times subsequently add to the conversation.
These are obviously serious problems as for the first time I have seen ,hardware seems good and softwares and OS is good and no viruses as far as my test , so million dollar question is where is the problem and why the monitor losing control.I advise him, to take these CRT monitors to service centre may be some lose switching problem.In response he said hen had done this earlier with no success .Then I recommended him for opting for a LCD screen but he said he wants to stick with these monitors and buying of LCD desktop not in his plan of action may be after two years .So, the bottom line so far he will be suing these monitors for next two years.
The OS in these desktops are Windows XP SP3 and I have seen these WIN XP SP 3 is sometimes causing picture grain if you have not updated to its latest critical definitions.If you have got Windows XP SP3 from OEM means with the desktop or laptop then if you install it and then the SP3 , the resultant is some times picture distortion in some CRT monitors for some PCs.So, I have advise him to add Ryan VM add-on with the existing original OEM Windows XP SP3 and make slipstreamed of it and then install the OS all over again .As I have seen some Intel graphic drive caused some problems and hence this peculiar phenomenon appeared. This will reduce this irritant considerably.
Contd last part on Saturday…