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I got 3 refurbished PC+TFT 19". All TFT shows a very blurry image. I estimate the TFT's are 2-3 yrs old. The PC's running Windows7 Pro. The resolution is set to the TFT native values.

It could be possible that all TFT's are broken but I have similiar models that are up to 5 yrs old, without any issue. I still think it could be a config issue but from the hardware it is possible that a TFT get broken I shows up a very blurry image.

Update

TFT HP 2035, grafic Intel Q35/GMA 3100, analog D-SUB connector, Manuf. date Sep 2005.

Config. resolution 1600x1200, PPP 150%

Without ClearType it is worst.

Desktop Icon titles seems to be good and clear. But in Notepad for example the effect is that on the right of the characters is a pinky shadow.

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Are you running them at a non native resolution? –  Journeyman Geek Jun 5 '12 at 9:36
    
Yes, as mentioned in the post to native values, native resolution. –  PeterMmm Jun 5 '12 at 9:37
    
What exact model are they and what resolution are you running them on? –  Oliver Salzburg Jun 5 '12 at 9:44
    
In addition have you tried running the cleartype tuner? might be incorrect settings –  Journeyman Geek Jun 5 '12 at 9:59
    
If it's not too much trouble, a photo could help. –  Bob Jun 5 '12 at 10:10

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From the comments "Desktop Icon titles seems to be good and clear. But in Notepad for example the effect is that on the right of the characters is a pinky shadow." I'm guessing its bad cleartype settings - you may want to run "Adjust Cleartype Text" from the control panel, run through the wizard and see if it makes a difference.

It might also be cables - I'd try switching them, or running off DVI

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I ran again thru the TFT's and one seems to be definetly broken, shades all around. The others are reasonable good. I will ask for substitution as they are in warrenty already. Thank you. –  PeterMmm Jun 5 '12 at 11:32
    
No, it were the brand new, but low cost cables. –  PeterMmm Jun 6 '12 at 13:03
    
Edited to reflect that then, since it was in the comments –  Journeyman Geek Jun 6 '12 at 14:39

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