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Old 12-03-06, 12:45 PM
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Monitor wiggling

At the risk of asking a stupid question...

Recently bought a new computer and got a new desk from IKEA for it.

Now, the desk is very nice - with a matching drawer unit - but I've noticed my monitor - a 17" LCD - tends to wiggle a bit when I'm typing, like now. And by wiggling, I mean the monitor itself, physically, not the screen image.

Is there anything I can do to stop this? It's not like I'm banging away or anything, just normal typing and mouse movement. Anything I can sit it on to absorb the vibrations?
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Old 12-03-06, 02:53 PM
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Could it be the desk construction itself? Or may be the monitor stand is not really well built. Try typing with your keyboard on your lap and see what happens.
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Old 12-03-06, 03:48 PM
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I put it together myself. It went well, all the parts were there, everything is flush, and I tightened everything well as I went. I can recheck some parts, but I remember tightening everything as tight as it would go.

The monitor is a standard HP VS17e.

P.S. Well, it just may be that this IKEA thing is just inherently a little unstable, or easily jostled. I'll either learn to live with it, or... well, no idea. Oh well.

Thanks for looking!

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