Acer Aspire 1682WLMI Laptop Developed Red Lines

  belcanto 00:01 13 Dec 2006
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Hi there, a freind of mines laptop has just encountered this problem. She has an Acer Aspire 1682WLMI but just recently, the 15.4 inch screen has developed a vertical red line down the right hand side. Any ideas as to how to solve this please?

TIA-Belcanto

  heepster 07:10 13 Dec 2006

Hi. I had this problem a while ago, turned out to be the screen itself.Possibly could be a graphics problem, but more likely to be a duff screen. If its not in warranty I am sorry but looks like its a new one if its unusable.

  belcanto 10:16 13 Dec 2006

Hi Heepster, thanks for the response, how did you solve it and did it cost much? To be honest, I was always having a go at her for not cleaning the screen and keyboard properly, not carrying the laptop in its' proper bag, etc.

Even so I hope that this can be solved quicky and cheaply.

Thanks-belcanto

  heepster 16:50 14 Dec 2006

Mine was way out of warranty so I purchased a new one, and let my 5 year old have the original.You could always check out the graphics chip, maybe thats the problem with yours.Going to be expensive either way..Sorry.

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