Four cups, and it’s still happening

You’ve noticed that the video of your new computer tends to show motion trails when objects move on the screen. Which of these would be the best method of correcting this issue?

A) Match the brand of monitor to the computer

B) Disable any advanced video features

C) Disable the on-board video and use an external video adapter

D) Replace the monitor cable

E) Drink more coffee

The answer: B) Disable any advanced video features

Some advanced video features can slow down the display performance so that motion trails are displayed on the screen. Some video options enable motion trails as a specific video feature, so disabling all of these features can improve the overall response of the display.

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Video and Display Issues.”

Most of us have one (or more) video displays connected to our PC. In this video, you’ll learn to troubleshoot blank screens, image quality problems, and other video issues.