thin horizontal line on laptop screen

  surreyfrog1 16:04 11 Dec 2008
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Wondering if anyone can help?

My Toshiba laptop has developed a thin horizontal line across the whole width of the screen, about halfway down.

SOmetimes the line is there when I switch on, sometimes it is not.

When it is there, if I swivel the laptop lid up and down it goes away then after 10 seconds gradually returns.

Any ideas what might be causing it, and if this is something I can fix myself (how??) or does it have to go to the shop.

It's no longer under guarantee.

  Rahere 17:11 11 Dec 2008

I suspect there is an dry break/lose connection causing an intermittant connection for that line between your screen and the laptop. Probably not fixable at home you'll need to get this looked at professionally.

  surreyfrog1 17:42 11 Dec 2008

thanks for the advice

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