Uh-oh. My sort-of old Daewoo LCD monitor (Model F227B) has been misbehaving. I thought that the problem originated with with my old desktop PC, which has some shortcomings anyway, but it may turn out to be a failing of the monitor. The strange happenings have been intermittent so far. Garbled video display on startup of PC, then if I wait long enough the display eventually normalizes, generally from the top down. Or sometimes it has to be shut down and restarted a few times first. But it’s been working OK for most of this morning and now I can’t get it to replicate the crazy things it was doing all day yesterday and first thing this morning. Go figure.
I found this blog entry about a Daewood LCD monitor failure, with pictures yet. The one I’ve copied here looks a lot like my monitor when it’s gone all ga-ga.
I’ve backed up and archived all the computer files I can think of into an external hard drive. And I’m about to go shopping. I may come home with a new desktop PC and new monitor. Or I may come tottering home clutching only my wallet in sweaty hands, stricken with sticker shock.