Laptop Screen

  Technonot 09:43 09 Sep 2006
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A vertical blue line has appeared on my laptop screen, any ideas what might be causing this ?.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:29 09 Sep 2006

reinstall your graphics drivers.

  Technonot 17:22 09 Sep 2006

Reinstalled graphics drivers - line still there.

  DieSse 17:27 09 Sep 2006

Icould be a fault in the screen - the cable that connects the screen to the base, or the graphics chip.

When you move the lid up and down, does tha fault change? - get it nearly closed and look carefully inside the gap.

  Technonot 17:38 09 Sep 2006

Moved lid up and down, line stays there.

  DieSse 17:44 09 Sep 2006

Well - it'll be one out of the three - probably not the graphics chip. The system will almost certainly need to be investigated by a technician to find which, as it will involve some dismantling.

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