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rectangular shaped discoloration on left side of x230 tablet screen

Question: rectangular shaped discoloration on left side of x230 tablet screen

There's this weird rectangle of discoloration on the left side of my screen. It usually has tiny lines that are multicolored. The colors change upon pressing on the left side of the screen, specifically the bottom left corner of my screen. The rectangle also seems to get affected the same way as i grab the tab like surface on the top right of the screen to rotate it into tablet mode. After searching other posts, i believe my problem may be that that the "contact tape has been delaminated?" http://http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-Tablet-ThinkPad-Laptops/X220-broken-screen-need-second-o...as this person in this post a similar problem. I also wanted to point out that the rectangle usually goes away in time or if i push the rotate screen button (sometimes). It also seems to not be there sometimes when i start up the computer as its not there when it shows "lenovo" during start up but then the rectangle appears. If i take a screen shot of it, the rectangle doesn't come on the image as you will in the pictures below. If i duplicate my display on an external display, the rectangle won't be there. HOWEVER, there has sometimes been a rectangle of discoloration on a different part of the external display. Interestingly, as you will see in the picture attached, the rectangle is only as long as the window i opened in that screen is. but the rectangle won't show outside the window or rather the desktop of the external display. Any help would be appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: rectangular shaped discoloration on left side of x230 tablet screen

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Answer: rectangular shaped discoloration on left side of x230 tablet screen

so the external monitor i used is apparently buggy with other laptops/computers so apparently the rectanglular discoloration is just on my screen...and bump...help please!

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Answer:What's that big rectangular slot on the left side of the T400??

Hi Frankim3, Do you mean the ExpressCard/54 slot? Pictures on NotebookReview. Best regards,Frank





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I have lost the above mentioned tabs, that help seciure the screen when it's closed in either tablet or normal modes, 1 broke off, 1 fell out.  Does anyone know how to describe these better so i can find replacements? Or even better point me in the right direction? Thanks, Rich

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Hi,
I recently bought my Dell XPS 9560. My dell xps screen appears cooler on the left side and slightly warmer on the right side. It is not noticeable in any color but when I visit websites with a white background like google, I can notice that the right side is slightly warmer (yellowish) which is distracting. Any idea on how should I proceed with the issue?
Thanks

Answer:Dell XPS 9560 Screen - left side cooler and right side warmer

If "recently" is less than 21 days from shipment and from Dell directly, the best option is to contact customer support and have the system replaced.
If it's more than 21 days from shipment, the warranty will cover the display replacement, which is the only solution -- though if the system is new enough, you're better off having it replaced than repaired.

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Has anyone seen this before?
This seems to be happening more and more, I am using my PC (with Windows 8 Pro) as an HTPC and its connected via HDMI to a plasma TV so the PC is always on. Sometimes, when I go to use the pc I turn the TV on and then move the mouse around to turn the display on and I see the attached image, it looks as though the screen has shifted to the right and wrapped around to the other side.
I ran windows 7 with the same hardware on this setup for years without an issue. Any guidance is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Left side of screen rolled to right side of monitor..

Did you ever get any sulution for this problem ?

I have the same problem with my windows 7 ultimate, tried everything now, the last step i'm testing now is an older driver.

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Very frustrated with this...I opened the laptop gently as I would always do  and the hinge on the left side of the laptop just snapped and popped out of the plastic monitor frame.  The design of the hinges are just terrible and i can now see how they work because the case has been damaged just from opening and closing the laptop.  I can now see inside the whole left side of the case.  To top it off I have already invested considerable time into upgrading the OS to Windows 10 and customizing and installing software on this laptop. I cannot close my laptop entirely since the screen closes on an incorrect angle. Since I am out of warranty, is there any way to fix this problem? After reading several posts, it seems to be a common problem with the envy models.

Answer:HP ENVY dv7-7233nr Broken Left LCD Screen Hinge; Left side o...

@phosfate00

  I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details). If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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I believe I accidentally generated this rectangular (not square) box while I was learning about the Magnifier. This rectangular (7.5 cm X 4.3 cm) box causes whatever is located underneath it to be slightly whiter than it normally would be. Everything functions properly while 'inside' this box. I have tried to 'ungenerate' this box by manipulating Magnifier but to no avail. I have investigated several forums/BBs/KBs but found no solution to my problem. What investigative step do I take next to solve this problem?
Thank you.

Windows 10 PRO Insider Preview Evaluation copy. Build 14931.rs_prelease.160916-1700.

Answer:Rectangular Box in Upper Left Corner

@NurdBurd, I've just turned on Magnifier (1607 rtm) to see what you mean. Somewhere on the screen you should also find a 'magnifying glass' icon. Click on it and it will briefly become the control window for Magnifier.



After clicking on the magnifying glass, close it from here:

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I purchased a new X230 tablet in August 2013.  I'm running Windows 7 64 bit ultimate, Office 2010 Pro, and all updates, Microsoft and Lenovo have been applied.  I have, or at least I believe I have, shut off the option of the screen dimming or the machine sleeping in battery mode and while plugged in.  I've noticed this since I first purchased the unit but haven't used it in tablet mode enough to worry about searching out a solution until now. My problem is when put into tablet mode, typically running OneNote, but I've also seen it occur with just the default windows screen up, after a few minutes of inactivity, the screen goes black and I've not been able to wake it back up and am forced to perform a hard shut down. I sure hope there is an easy fix for this.

Answer:X230 Tablet Black Screen Won't Wake

Oh, and I have the Gorilla glass outdoor screen model and all power management functions in the Bios are shut off. Please help, as right now tablet mode is essentially worthless as the black screen now is appearing right in the middle of writing with the stylus.  After a couple hard shut downs, the Synaptics drivers appear to be blown away and the NavPoint stops working and must have the drivers reinstalled.  Please help.....I'm missing my tablet functionality!!!  Please help.

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What is the response time (in ms) of the screen on X230 Tablet?

Answer:What is the response time (in ms) of the screen on X230 Tablet?

It depends on overdrive level applied to the lcd panel. Typically it will be around 16 ms that can be improved to ~ 8ms by overdrive that also affects lifetime of the display. And no, there are no LCD panels with 2 ms response time, it is just marketing fluff (similar to PMPO audio power nonsense).





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Answer:X230 Tablet Blue Screen Crash

Have you tried uninstalling then reinstalling the wifi driver? Seems to have helped others from a cursory search I did on Google.





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Help,

I just purchased a new puter with windows 7. However the left side of the screen is cut off and I can't get to the windows there. How do i change the size or resolution of the home page..?

Rich
 

Answer:Left side of screen is cut off

First make sure the display resolution is set to the correct values for that particular monitor (the monitor has a "native" resolution and you need to set the display resolution to match that). Changing the resolution doesn't just change it for the "home page" (whatever that is?), it changes it for everything.

After setting the resolution to the correct values, any further adjutments to picture size that are needed can be made with the monitor's own height and width adjustment controls (usually via an on-screen menu system in conjuction with the monitor's buttons).
 

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I just did a normal restart of Windows 10 Pro 64, FCU, and all my screen icons were arranged in some random order on the left
side of the screen, with each column of icons going from the top to the bottom of the window. I have had this same problem before, but usually when I system locked up and I had to force a shutdown or do a complete power button reset.

What does Windows reset my desktop icons? And more importantly, is there any REG setting that can prevent this problem from happening again. it's very frustrating when this happens , and I can never get all the icons to their same positions as before.

x509

Answer:screen icons scrambled to random sort on left side of screen

I don't know a solution to that problem, but maybe a suggestion is to make the Desktop simpler for you to use. I don't know how many icons you have on there, but I have everything organized on my Desktop, so if an error like that occurs, I wouldn't have too much of a hassle by rearranging everything back to the way it was.

Sorry, this is not a fix for that error, only a suggestion to prevent the error from being too troublesome.

As you can see in the screen shot, I have in the first column, I have The Computer itself, the main icon. Then after that, My important files and folders in My Stuff. Then the Recycle Bin which has a parody of a name which still makes sense, the place where the computer can Recycle Binary. After that is the Downloads from the internet folder, so I don't cram the Desktop from downloading straight to the Desktop. And after that, Projects that I do on the computer.
Column number 2 has all the icons programs sorted in those three folders
Column number 3 is just other programs.
Column 4 has a folder named Games and shortcuts to the games are in there.
Column 5 is a shortcut to Windows Update, so I can double click it and see what updates the computer has done, etc..

There's an extra file there on the Desktop, but no worries, I'm working with that file at the moment.

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I have just completed a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate and all went well except for the screen brightness issue. Anyone have any ideas where I can simply increase this as I have searched everywhere for screen brightness, even BIOS for any setting for display. I have latest update to display driver. I have two other laptops and each shows much brighter than this one and I am surely disappointed in this display. Not sure if it is because this screen is touch enabled and also works off keyboard that could be the issue and a separate setting could be involved on the touch side of the display as it does work with a stylus pen or touch also. thanks and   I hope I can get this brightness to increase somewhat as it is too hazy for me.     

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Greetings, Lenovo Community! I just bought X230 Tablet notebook with Product Key 3435-5LG, but can't understand if it is supports inputting with fingers, or it only has pen input. Thanks for you time, looking forward for your answers!

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When I purchased my tablet from Lenovo, I understood it had both touch and pressure screen functionality. It does not.
 
When I rotate the screen and fold it down the stylus pen doesn't work. Nor does the screen function as a touch screen. 
 
System Information:
     Product - 3434CTO
     BIOS GCET20WW (1.09)
 
I am running Windows 7.0 Professional, 64 bit.
 
Please advise as to how to make the pen (pressure) and touch  functionality available.
 
All assistance is very much appreciated
 
Below is the parts list for my machine.
 
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04W3919
LGD 12.5HD IPS
Yes
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FRU CS12 B/L KBD USE CHY
Yes
0B46388
03X6561
FRU-Lenovo 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600MHz So
Yes
0B46388
03X6561
FRU-Lenovo 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600MHz So
Yes
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FRU MAIN WWAN Dummy COVER
Yes
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FRUCM2FAN IntegrateSVToshiba
Yes
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FRU LCD12.5MultiT HDLED
Yes
0C19296
04W6721
FRUPlni7-3520M NV N-AMTY-TPM
Yes
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Lenovo Disk Tray-SATA7 Drive FRU 7200RPM
Yes
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No
42T5093
42T5093
LINE CORD
No
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No
45N1074
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Sony Comet 3cell
Yes
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Yes
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Yes
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Answer:No touch or pressure function on X230 Tablet screen.

you still have warranty? you probably have a pinched cable that needs replacement.

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Hi, I have a Lenovo X230 and the only way you can see if the Caps Lock is active is via the onscreen hotkey notification. However... my old model of Lenovo showed the Caps Lock symbol on screen on the right or the left. The Lenovo X230 shows the Caps Lock icon right in the middle of the bottom of the screen. This is commonly where my cursor is when typing. I've looked in the settings but can only see options to change it's colour etc. Is there anyway to move the icon to the right or left of the screen? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:X230 - Hotkey On Screen Location? Move from Centre to Right or Left?

help?? anyone??

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Got a new W500 wuth WUXGA about a month ago and have never been happy with the screen brightness, its much dimmer than my old x61s or T61p. Now today I just realised that the entire left side about 2 inches from the edge is darker than the rest. On a white background it is obvious and becomes even more obvious as you lower the brightness. Are there any tools I can use to measure/test this?Has anyone else noticed this?Am I entitled to return this for a replacement screen under warranty? Any help is much appreciated!

Answer:W500 screen very dim on left side

I have the same problem.  My friend has the T61p, so I thought that that w500 would have a brighter.  NOPEIt's horable.  I can turn down the T61p to about 60%, and it is still brighter than the w500.The w500 viewing angle is nuch less than the T61p. There is a huge difference between the two, expecially when viewing them side  by side. Can the problem be related to the display card?  The T61p has nvidia, while the w500 has ati. Or did Lenove simple saved money, and gave us a crapy lcd screen.? 

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Hello50% of our X230 T locks the Windows 7 directly and automatically during pen writing in tablet mode. It can't be:Autolock is not installed. Webcam in BIOS is deactivatet.Security tablet button, because there is no ask for "*locking,.. *taskmanager".Energy saving, unused computers haven't shown this.It is nearly the Win+L-symptoms.Does any one have any suggestions?In event log you find event ids 4648, 4624 and 4634.Thanks, Mike.

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The left side of the screen is the hub for apps and app-switching and all that nonsense, but I can't use the left side of my screen in games. I can't scroll in any RTS using my mouse on the left side and if I click, it switching to the home screen and takes the focus off my screen. In some first person shooters, if I look too far left and click the left mouse button, the same thing happens. I don't mind having the metro UI, but I want it disabled in certain apps. Anyone figure this out?

Answer:Clicking through apps to the left side of the screen?

Originally Posted by logicearth


Turning Metro UI off per-user:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RPEnabled set to 0
Then log off and back in.

Then for the rest of the system, login UI, etc:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RPEnabled set to 0
Restart.

No changing DLLs needed...The registry (and Group Policy) is the supported way.



This Works

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So quite frequently I will come out of a game and all of my shortcuts will be stretched all the way down the screen on the left column. It looks like all of the icons are crammed into a single column on the left side. I know it is all of them because part of one of the shortcuts will be cut in half as it leaves the screen It doesn't have to be a full screen game either. I'll just come out of chrome and my icons will be super messed up. I am able to fix it but it happens so often and it takes so long to fix and it gets super annoying. There are also 2 icons that are towards the middle of the screen that I left there recently that weren't stretched out. I have no idea how to fix this. I looked around and found nothing. Please help. Here is a screenshot of what it looks like. Take note that i did not move the two icons in the middle as they were left alone for some reason by the "glitch". Thank you.

Answer:Icons stretched off screen on left side.

Try to align the icons to grid. Open your program again and exit it.

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I have a 8800GT and am running XP. All my other games such as CoH run fine but when I play starcraft, Lines run down the left side of the screen, and in the top left corner of the screen, there is a black rectangle. I have all the lastest drivers. What's wrong?
 

Answer:Starcraft-Lines on left side of screen

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Hi, after the Anniversary Update, I notice, there is a Camera option left to the home key in the lockscreen,
I got an issue with it, it accidentally clicks and starts taking pics, I know its purely hitting the screen,
I'm Windows Phone user from 2013 but couldn't fix this.
Let the know how to DISABLE it?

Answer:Camera on the left side of Lock Screen

I do not think there is a way to disable this. Can't see anything in the lock screen are of settings or any other related part really...

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Hi,
Having a multi-monitor system here I'm finding it overly difficult to bring up the charm bar on the right edge of my primary monitor, it would be substantially easier if I could move it to the left side of my screen and move the new task bar that appears on the left side of my screen over to the right side of my screen (since I personally use it less).

Is there a way to do this, or maybe a way to just have both on the left side of the screen?

I know that I can press the Win+C keys to bring up the charm bar but I'm really not much of a hot key user.

Answer:Is there a way to move the charm bar to the left side of my screen?

I don't think that's doable. Try moving your cursor to the very bottom of your screen, then move it right until the charms bar appears.

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Hello

I have recently bought a new computer and the mouse when gaming jumps to the left corner of the screen, normally over the windows button. When in webpages it also does the same and jumps to the Windows button. Is there anyway to fix this?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Mouse Jumps to the Left Side of the Screen.

Have you tried: Go to Control Panel, Mouse icon, Pointer Options tab, and UN-check the "Automatically move pointer" option box in the "Snap To" section of the window?

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Has anyone noticed this model HP laptop with 4K screen to have a warmer/yellowish color temperature starting from the left side and gradually becoming cooler/whiter as it goes right? This can be seen best when the background is white. I can see this yellow-to-white fade at any angle so I know this is a panel problem, and not because of my viewing angle. Out the box, the color temperature was a lot warmer than my TV and older laptop so I changed the color settings and still, however white the  left side gets, the right side gets way whiter, leaving the left side looking dull yellow. I don't have OCD but this is really putting a strain on my eyes because it has to keep adjusting to the different levels of white. I need to know if this is common so I can decide whether or not to go through with an exchange. Please help. Thanks.  

Answer:Yellowish tint on left side of the screen

Not common and not acceptable. 4K panels are often made by knitting together two panels split vertically down the middle. You can't see the split unless there is an issue with one of the panels, or sometimes when the screen is dark you will see a vertical line of little white dots down the middle. In your case I would say you have a defective panel on the left. 

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Since yesterday I have been having this little box ad slide out from the bottom left side of my screen and the only time is doesn't come up is when I am on FaceBook.  I don't know where is came from and its getting to be really annoying.  I've scanned everything and can't seem to find anything.  I've gone in my installed programs and can't find anything out of the ordinary.  Please tell me what to do to get rid of this.  
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Answer:Ads popping out of the bottom left side of screen

What antivirus are you currently using?

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Hi, after the Anniversary Update, I notice, there is a Camera option left to the home key in the lockscreen,
I got an issue with it, it accidentally clicks and starts taking pics, I know its purely hitting the screen,
I'm Windows Phone user from 2013 but couldn't fix this.
Let the know how to DISABLE it?

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Hello

I have recently bought a new computer and the mouse when gaming jumps to the left corner of the screen, normally over the windows button. When in webpages it also does the same and jumps to the Windows button. Is there anyway to fix this?

Thanks in advance

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only1/2 screen to right on toshiba pc have to shrink page to read I need page to move to the left to get full screen how do I fix this

Answer:only half screen right side how can I move left ?

Try tapping F8 at start up to access advanced boot options. Try booting to Safe Mode, if safe mode works normally (full screen) then perform a system restore to a date before the problem began (launch it from safe mode). If safe mode works normally but system restore does not help, try downloading up to date drivers and installing them from safe mode.If safe mode still uses only half of the screen, try booting into BIOS set up (see your online manual for the access key at boot up). If BIOS set up also shows half screen, then your problem is hardware related and is either your monitor or graphics card/chip/chipset. If a laptop, try an external monitor, if a desktop, try a different monitor and even a different monitor cable. Post your results and detailed system specs for more detailed response and more suggestions.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Hello

I have recently bought a new computer and the mouse when gaming jumps to the left corner of the screen, normally over the windows button. When in webpages it also does the same and jumps to the Windows button. Is there anyway to fix this?

Thanks in advance

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Dear Friends, I am facing a problem for many days. In my computer screen , there is a black border in the extreme left. I have tried many ways like updating display driver or setting horizontal size of my screen but it remains same. So. please help. 

Answer:A BLACK BORDER IN THE LEFT SIDE OF SCREEN

Can you connect your computer to other screen to check that the problem caused by your screen or your computer.
 
Thank you.

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Good evening, I have had this issue just recently. I use 1920X1080 with a radeon 4850HD graphics card. Everything was just fine, however a black bar has appeared on the left side only. I had plugged my cable into the tv to play a game, and when i replaced it back into the monitor the bar appeared..

I would also like to note that this issue only happens on this resolution. Any other resolution works like a charm. I have used google search and none of the suggestions worked for me. I have 2 hard drives with windows on them, and the issue happens on both devices. I have also used the monitors menu to slide the screen over, but it did not avail. New drivers/rollbacks/uninstalls did not help

Could anyone help me out here? I could provide a picture if needed.

Thanks and have a great week!

~Ry4nchu

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Hi all,

I've come here as a last resort before reformatting my machine.
Recently I've noticed this strange thing where the mouse keep moving to the left side of the screen, even when ejecting my mouse and keyboard.
Connecting another mouse didn't solve the problem, nor a search with Spyware doctor, spybot search and destroy and AVG 9 free edition.

I'm running Win7 x64 pro edition.
I've attached the files from the manual beside the gmer because it didn't have any output.

Any help would be highly appreciated,

Thanks,
Ohad

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How do I fix the left half of my computer screen it is blacked out????

Answer:left side of screen is blacked out on laptop

Back-light on that side may have failed. Take the unit to a reputable technician.

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My start button & minimized icons have moved from left of screen to the right side. How do I move it back?

Answer:move taskbar from right to left side of screen

Right click taskbar and make sure it is unlocked. You should then be able to drag the edges to put it wherever you want. Best to lock it afterwards.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Hello, everyone.
 
After I reloaded Windows 8.1, the left side of my touchscreen for my Lenovo B50-30 Touch laptop did not respond. I don't know what I did before that happened. Can someone tell me if it is a hardware or software problem, and specify which hardware to replace or software to upgrade?
 
burchland2
 
PS As soon as my touchscreen stopped, the performance was also lagging. Also, when I went to the Tablet PC Settings under the Display drop down box, it only shows the settings for Mobile PC Display. What's happening to my laptop?
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:B50-30 - Left side of touch screen not working

Hi Organanon,
 
Welcome to the Community,
 
When you say "reloaded" do you mean doing a refresh, system restore, reinstalation or a simple restart of the machine?
 
Have you tried running a calibration on the touch screen?
 
Might also want to try to re-download and install drivers from support site.

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I have a verticle line running down the left side of my screen on my Probook 640 G1 - model number is T1C08UT#ABA.I have seen other similar posts and the suggestion was to hook up an external monitor. I did that and the line does not show up when hooked up to the external. Does anyone have any other ideas ? I have used Product Assistant and all my drivers show as up to date. It is under waranty, should I just obtain warranty repair through HP ? THanks in advance.

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Suppose I typed.
Hello.
.
It shows it like.
ello.
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This is happening with my "facebook" "WhatsApp" "text message"
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Suppose If I type.
Hello.
How are you?
.
It shows it like.
ello.
ow are you?
.
I did soft/hard reset.
Reinstallation of WhatsApp faebook.
But nothing happening.
It just shifted to left.

Answer:Screen text shifted to left side! Help

Mine occasionally does this on my current phone and old. For me, it happened when I went back to re read or amend some text and started typing again.
A simple back button to exit the text input field and then click back on my text would fix it for me.

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Can somebody PLEASE tell me how the hell to get rid of them? I've already tried stretching the screen horizontally but the desktop icons go inside the black bars and the black bars still stay there
 

Answer:Those black bars on left and right side of your screen!

By using the monitor adjustments. If it's a 14 or 15" older monitor you are probably stuck with it.
 

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Answer:Left side screen hinge after reassembly !! Pls hel...

Hello, I guess you have need the part number of this part for Aspire V3-571G: 33.M03N2.007 - BRACKET LCD RIGHT LEFT

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The icons on my desktop page always reset to left side of screen on start up or when I click refresh
If I arrange them all again and then right-click Refresh, they all pop back over there again!
 

Answer:Icons reset to left side of screen

right click desktop
select view
uncheck auto arrange icons
uncheck align icons to grid
 

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This problem started a month ago . I noticed a small white strip on left of my screen ,since it was small i gnored it but it is expanding really fast now .I think there is something wrong with liquid of my screen.I am attatcing a photo of my screen. plz help.

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Hi, I have a problem.......every time I go on to a page or thread (on any forum) I get a pop up at the left side of the screen that says "related searches" and contains about 4 or 5 items probably related to the thread I'm viewing but do not want to have as it blocks out at least 1/5 of the screen.

It can be removed by clicking on a very small cross in a square box, but as the pop up occurs every time I turn a page over, not only on this forum but on all other forums I log on to, it gets extremely frustrating to have to keep doing it just to see the full page.

I have the pop up blocker set at full block, and keep also getting a reminder at the bottom of the screen that some item has been blocked etc.

This has only just happened in the last week........it has actually only started to happen since I logged onto Facebook and Skype after a long absence, but I don't know if that is significant.

Is there a setting somewhere that I have inadvertently OK'd that allows the pop up to be present or is this something new to Win 7?

How do I get rid of the function?
Ian.

Answer:Want Related Items pop up at left side of screen removed.

One option is to run a Flash and/or JavaScript blocker in your browser (e.g. NoScript in Firefox-based browsers).

Also, have you checked for malware on your PC?

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I had an issue earlier with my laptop. I spilled liquid on it and had to get a new keyboard. Everything else seemed to be working fine. The computer is running fine the keyboard just wasn't giveing proper output until i got the USB one. I decided to give it a restart and when it came back i saw all my desktop icons on the left side of tge screen. They were all stacked on each other in a single line. I've tried adjusting auto arrange, snap to grid, vertical spacing, and nothing seems to work. I don't know if this is due to the liquid in the keyboard but nothing else has seemed out of the ordinary except for the keyboard.

Answer:Deskyop icons stacked on top of each other on the left side of the screen

Logon onto another user account and see if the same icon trouble exists.

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The Yahoo home page loads normally, and when I click on any item it does appear. Then the right 1/3 of the screen (which is initially blank) appears to over-write and blank out the edge of the left side - where I am trying to read the item I selected. Then the right side (a column such as "Trending Now") appears, however the right edge of my selected article remains blank. What's going on? How do I corrrect it?

Answer:right 1/3 of yahoo screen blanks out part of left side

When not using Yahoo or the internet, does the screen behave as expected?

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Need help..my computer will not boot up ,,,all i get is that it detects the hardware then the flashing cursor on the top left side of screen. NO windows logo. I have read the other similar posts but for some reason i can not get into safe mode. I have an old asus a7v8x-mx motherboard with a amd 2100. I have reformatted another harddrive i had laying around and it works great with the computer so that eliminates everything but the harddrive i originally had in there. i want the information on that harddrive so reformatting that one is out of the question. I have the operating system disk , i was thinking of repairing it but i am not sure??????Any help will do Thanks

Answer:flashing cursor top left side of blank screen

Install your old hard "damaged" drive as a Slave. Use you reformatted drive as master and boot the OS from it. Then see if you can read your Slave drive and get what you need off it.

If not then at least you can run some dignostics from your master and see if you can get the corrupted one working.

Good luck

Dins

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There is a white line on the left side of my laptop screen. How to fix it?

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Using Windows 8 IE 10. I have a long list of favorites that I like to keep on the left side of my screen. For some reason the list does not always stay there. I have to go to the "Star" ( view Favorites") on the top right and use the pin favorites which will then put on the left, but they do not always stay there. I seems like a continous process. Is there a setting I am not doing right?

Answer:Favorite Lists not staying on Left side of screen using IE

Hello fdenny,

Usually the Favorites Center will stay pinned to the left until you close it. See if this may help.

Internet Explorer Favorites Center - Pin and Unpin to Left Side - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hello guys not sure what is going on here. I think a virus but avg found nothing but changes in some dlls. as listed
Kernel32.dll
wsock32.dll
user32.dll
shell32.dll
and a file changed by avgs scan
ntoskrnl.exe
They come from the bottom left hand side of screen
3 black lines that go to a point. over all other apps and mouse in full screen and windows but if i move a window it will go away for a few or changes where it is on its y axis "up and down the screen only 3 only left side"
did virus scan came up with dlls changes
ran a hijack this
smaked it with a reg fixer
changes rez and dpi did nothing
reinstalled drivers nothing happend
reboot into safe mode and puff its gone
directx is my next stop!
can anyone help me please?
 

Answer:3 Black thick lines on left side of screen!

I read your post several times, and I can't figure out what the actual problem is. Are you experiencing a display problem?
 

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May have happened when I installed IE10 or when I installed outlook.com.Possible compatability problem with IE and msn.worked good with IE9 something desktopSo now what?

Answer:picture cut off on left side and very small print on screen

Uninstall IE10 and your computer will automatically revert to IE9.Control Panel > Programs & FeaturesOn the left side, click "View installed updates"From the list, look for "Windows Internet Explorer 10"Right-click it then left-click "Uninstall".

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So today I opened my acer aspire 5100 and i logged on to vista. And as i was getting started i noticed a small (width) yellow line which went top to bottom on the left. I thought something was wrong with the screen. So i emailed acer and that was not a big help. Now i have 3 lines that change colors and i am worried more will appear. Later on i applied presure and pushed left and they went away. But i am not sure how to keep it there. After i let go and the screen moved a little right and the lines appered. I think this is becuase something moved the screen right weather it was from a trip or something else. What can i do to get rid of the stripes or vertically adjust the laptop? Thanks Slamdunka

Answer:Laptop Screen, Strange lines down left side.

I'd let whoever sold it to you fix it - you talk about a trip but don't seem sure - if you can't remember doing anything that could have damaged the laptop I wouldn't be guessing while talking to them - warranties only cover it if it is the result of parts being defective.

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I have brand new HP envy Notebook 13-ab0XX, product number 29E20EA#A2N, Windows 10 Home 64-bit. Every time I connected external hardware, a dotted vertical white lines appeared on the left side of the screen.It went away for a while. But when I connected an external dvd driver, the vertical line dots appeared again. Please help me how to fix it. Appreciate your help. Thank you.

Answer:Vertical Dotted Lines on the left side of the screen of HP E...

Hi,Is the line appearing when you do the same while the notebook is connected to external display?Please do a hard reset and try again: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01684768RegardsVisruth

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Could anyone assist? Have a HP Notebook - 15-ac153sa and all of a sudden the left side of the screen has become TOO hot to touch as soon as you turn the laptop on Windows is upto date and a updated the bios as suggested Any assistance would be much appreciated Its so hot, i wouldn even leave laptop on if not in the room in fear of it catching fire Thanks Paul  

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I don't know how to lower the start button down to the left side of the monitor screen like it was before. I'll be appreciate for any assistance.

Answer:start button comes up to the top on the left side of my monitor screen

Right-click an empty space on the taskbar. If Lock the Taskbar has a check mark next to it, the taskbar is locked. You can unlock it by clicking Lock the Taskbar, which removes the check mark. After just click on the taskbar and drag to move it down.

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I recently purchased a Yoga 2 pro, and it worked perfectly for a couple days, but unfortunately now the left side of the touch screen does not work.  I have tried uninstalling the touchscreen driver and reinstalling it, I've installed up updates and recalibrating the touch screen, however it seems the entire left side of the screen is just completely dead and cannot interpet touch. Should I return the computer and get a new model? Is there anything else I can try?

Answer:New Yoga 2 Pro Left Side of Touch Screen Not Working

hi jbenadiva,
 
Thanks for Posting!
 
    Try shutting down the PC by holding the Power button. "keep the power button held down 15sec after the screen turned off".
 
    Also try Uninstalling
  Under Human interface devices in Device Manager uninstall all that starts with HID.
  then restart the computer.
 
If that will not fix the problem still. I suggest you call the reseller or Lenovo to report the Issue and ask for your options.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Need to know if issue can be fixed have thick white vertcal line going down the screen and cannot see everything that is displayed because of that.  The screen has not been cracked or anything it was stored away in box and do not know what has caused it.  Please help 

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Okay so, I have had a samsung N135 mini laptop for a year and a few months & just recently I turned it on and after the samsung logo comes up it goes to a blank black screen with a white blinking cursor at the top left side of the screen. And when I try to go into safe mode it brings me directly back to that black screen. ALT+CTRL+Delete does not work! And when I press system recovery it goes to the black screen, any ideas on what I should do before going to get the hard drive replaced? (If thats the problem) feedback would be nice, thanks <3

Answer:Black screen, blinking cursor at the top left side.

Hello and welcome to TSF.

It does sound like you may have a dead hard drive. Try following these instructions to test it: HD Diagnostic

Good luck and let us know if you have any other questions.

Devin

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My face book page runs slow,I have windows 8.When I go to my inbox in left hand side where it says compose inbox drafts then it has more well below it and my symbol I have these words that pop up.Something is wrong.Then the words disappear Now all my inbox notices are coming in as marked important with the yellow flag on I did not mark them.I have tried some of the get it free and freebies sites but was getting way to many posted to my site I unsscribed them.I got my laptop about 8 months ago my kids have taught me some.I have already downloaded a lot of infections and took my laptop to a level 5 tech that save my stuff cleaned everything deleted a lot then put everything back on my laptop.It run like brand new.Should have left the win this and other free stuff alone.Oh I also got a guy to get in touch with me trying to get me to send him money that I won 150 thousand bucks.Just made some mistakes entering different things and trying to do some research on my health issues.I am 52 years old and as you figured out this is my first time on the internet.I am a work in progress as my kids would say
 

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When I use hard disk 1 with WinXP Pro, I get the flashing cursor but when I swap (disk 2) with WinXP Home, all is well. The onboard video has either failed or the driver is bad so I use an ad-on video card. What may be the problem?

Answer:flashing cursor left side screen on booting?

teddy76, a couple of things cone to mind, both SWAGs.1. Is the BIOS set to boot from HDD or disc? Sounds to me like it expects the disc and ignores the HDD.2. Suspect you may be on the right track about the driver. Sure you have the proper one?HTH.Ed in Texas.

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A permanent bright white spot just showed up on the left side my screen around an hour ago. I've never touched the screen or done anything to damage it so i don't know why this has happened. I have 170 days left on my warranty. To get the screen fixed, is this covered in my warranty? And if so, do i take it back to where i bought it to get it fixed, or a service center?

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As the title says, white vertical lines have been appearing on the screen of my Y410. This just happened today.I updated my drivers but it didn't get rid of the lines. Little bit of background --My Y410 is a month old, so the warranty is still active.OS is Windows 8 64bit.Processor is 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor (2.40GHz 1600MHz 6MB).Graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT755M GDDR5 2GB.Memory is 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz. http://imgur.com/QcrZG1i(I would have simply screen cap but the lines dissappeared.)  Are there any solutions to this?

Answer:Y410 White Vertical Lines on left side of screen

Hi multihawk,thanks for posting and welcome to the community.I was reading though your post and wondering when did you notice the lines appearing? Based from image you posted,this does seem like there could be an issue with the LCD panel. But I'm only assuming at this point. To confirm this I would suggest you to go to your BIOS and try using the internal graphics only rather than the dedicated graphics just to confirm there no impact to any of the GPU.Let me know how it goes.Regards

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Good Afternoon, I recently bought became an acer user after I found this Aspire laptop that had everything that I wanted at a reasonable price. But after just a couple years the left side near the adapter plug in began to crackle everytime the screen was open and closed, slowly on the same side the plasitic became more and more separated, until recently this was not a major issue but as time wore on that small gap has become so wide it seperates the whole computer in two causing my the port that the power cord is connected to has fallen deep inside the laptop. As I begin to research this problem I came to find that this was something that has happened to almost every acer laptop no matter the price or type, now my question is since this is a manufacturers problem shouldnt ACER fix this issue without any cost to the customer since it is something that should have been fix in design phase? I find this perplexing because I have owned other laptops that I have droped (I have never dropped this one) that has NEVER split open. PS if you do not believe me research for yourself. most of these malfunction happen before a years usage

Answer:Acer laptop LEFT side Screen hinge Problem

Hi, It is unfortunate to hear about the issues you're having with your case and opening the lid to your laptop. I would recommend having the machine serviced.
 
I can assure you that a far larger portion of Acer laptops do not have this issue. A lot of research, time and developement go into the area around the hinges to minimize issues, but laptops have had these issues for 20+ years. The hinge is a common component that produces a lot of stress. While we do measure ourselves to others, a quick google search replacing Acer for another manufacture is sure to produce the same results.





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Acer M5-581Tleft hinge started creeking and splitting with no undo stres or movements. sitting on desk, not traveling just opening carefully. i saw the other post was filled with other people with the same problem and the board was closed with no solutions listed publicly

Answer:Acer laptop LEFT side Screen hinge Problem

I am having the same problem. Hope Acer will address this.

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You replaced my surface with another one a few months ago. The unit went out of warranty in September but the replacement surface has developed a yellow tinting on the left and right side of the screen. What should I do?

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I recently bought a yoga pro 2 and notices that intermittently it stops registering touches and swipes on the left side of screen.  Some apps that have the back button, swiping from left to switch apps, and touching desktop apps on about a quarter inch side of the screen just dont' register.  It requres a restart.  It doesn't always happen though, just intermittently and I don't know the steps to reproduce it consistently at the moment.

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OK first time here might not find my way back but I hope so.

Here goes....kids were playing with gadgets on our computer and when they were finished a two inch vertical line popped up on the left side.It moves back and forth everytime I log in and is sometimes in the middle but mostly on the side. The calender gadget shows up inside this bar.I can not find any instructions to help remove it.
we have Windows XP We use Internet Explorer and firefox...if that helps.

i know very little about computers and the strange decisions they decide to present to me so if you can help I woul dbe eternally grateful!!!

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I just received my brand new Yoga 500-15ISK. This is the Core i5 version. First thing i noticed after booting for the first time is that the left side of the touch screen is registering multiple touches, and they happen elsewhere in the left side of the screen. This issue has rendered the touchscreen not usable at all. Has anyone experienced the same?

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Aspire E1-571, I have acer E1-571 aspire laptop. 1 year back , my laptops left side near the adapter plug in began to crackle everytime the screen was open and closed, slowly on the same side the plasitic became more and more separated, until recently this was not a major issue but as time wore on that small gap has become so wide. So i had repaired it by spending almost 4000rs and by changing bottom cover. After few days same issue again arrise and hinge where broken.This computer has never been out of the house or abused in any way.This appears to be a common Acer problem and seems to me Acer needs to step up for people like me and provide a repair. How about it Acer? Is it worth it to stick your customers with this? . please provide any repairs.

Answer:Re: Acer laptop LEFT side Screen hinge Problem [ N...

>>>So i had repaired it by spending almost 4000rs and by changing bottom cover.>>> Who did the repair and replaced the bottom cover? Jack E/NJ

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Hi.
I have a Latitude 7350.
There is  a red line on screen left side.
I connected the other monitor.
The monitor doesn't have red line.
Can I fix it myself?

Answer:Latitude 7350 has vertical red line on screen left side

The only way to fix this is to replace the screen -- if you're under warranty, call Dell for a warranty repair.  if not, you can replace the display yourself, or have Dell or another computer shop do the job.

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Hi, I have an HP envy laptop and all of a sudden this morning the left third of the screen (exactly a third to the millimetre) has lots of coloured vertical lines. The photo shows it at it's worst, usually its just a few horizontal pink sections of the screen, or sometimes it doesn't happen at all. Here is an image to show what I mean: The annoying thing is this happened to my previous HP laptop last year, which I tried to fix by taking it apart and making sure all the ribbon cables were secure and in good condition, which they were. Luckily I bought that from Amazon who accepted it back after 6 months with no questions asked, but this one is from eBay, and although I did get a Curry's receipt with it when I bought it I'm not sure they'd be so willing to replace it, and I'd have to look around for the receipt.Has anyone else had this happen with their laptops? What do you think my best option for getting it fixed/replaced would be? Cheers

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Aspire E1-571, I have acer E1-571 aspire laptop. 1 year back , my laptops left side near the adapter plug in began to crackle everytime the screen was open and closed, slowly on the same side the plasitic became more and more separated, until recently this was not a major issue but as time wore on that small gap has become so wide. So i had repaired it by spending almost 4000rs and by changing bottom cover. After few days same issue again arrise and hinge where broken.This computer has never been out of the house or abused in any way.This appears to be a common Acer problem and seems to me Acer needs to step up for people like me and provide a repair. How about it Acer? Is it worth it to stick your customers with this? . please provide any repairs.

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Hey guys i just got a y510p a couple moths ago brand new and a grey shaded line appeared on the left side of the monitor about 1/8th of the screen. Connected via hdmi cord to tv and no shaded line so makes me think it is the monitor? Any help is much appredciated!

Answer:Y510P Grey Shaded Line on left side of screen

Hi Ghost5niper,                           
                                                                     
Welcome to the Lenovo Community.
                                              
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the grey shaded lines on screen.
 
As you have mentioned that there is a grey shaded lines on screen, also try to check in monitor try to upgraded the display drivers for the latest version and check for the issue.
                            
If the issue still persists then there might be issue with the LCD, please visit the nearest service centre for further details.
 
Click here to open a link... Read more

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Hi all,I'm not sure if I posted in the correct forum and I'm new to this so bear with me.  So I bought this laptop around 5 months ago and only about 1 month ago the left side of the touch screen is not working. It would register that something is touching the bottom left side because I have my visual feedback turned on and after a half a minute of that, you can see it go haywire and register nearly the entire 1/3 left side. After 30 seconds of it going haywire, it would stop. And then either the entire left side or just the bottom left side would completely not register any touches at all. This wouldn't happen all the time, just every other day and definitely enough to be extremely annoying.  I bought my laptop in to get fixed for a completely unrelated problem because it's still under warranty and I told them about this issue but it doesn't seem like they fixed it and I'm thinking it's because it just didn't happen to happen to them when they had it. Also, I'm not sure if it's a software issue (since I don't think that's covered by warranty) or hardware. I have Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit OS, pen and touch support with 10 points.  Is there anyway that you guys can help me on this? It would be much appreciated. 

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screen turning purple/pink on the left hand side of my hp pavillion all-in-one 

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I have an issue that is plaguing my ThinkPad X230 Tablet. I cannot afford to be without it for a week to send it into the depot and am not sure they will be able to replicate the issue even if I do. Two things are happening. Tablet is placed in the docking station. If I turn it on, it will lock up at the ThinkPad screen and never fully load Windows (Win 7 64-bit). If I take it out of the docking station, hard crash it, and then restart, it will start right up. I then wait for the Windows home screen and place back in the docking station. When I do this, TSM Resident immediately quits. This is recurrent.  The error message is: TSMResident has stopped working Problem signature:  Problem Event Name: APPCRASH  Application Name:         TSMResident.exe  Application Version:     6.32.0.0  Application Timestamp:              4f2235b0  Fault Module Name:    TSMResident.exe  Fault Module Version: 6.32.0.0  Fault Module Timestamp:          4f2235b0  Exception Code:             c0000005  Exception Offset:           0000471f  OS Version:      6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48  Locale ID:   &n... Read more

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The mouse moves completely on it own, at random. Disabling the touch screen seems to help som. Then it starts again, I open the device manager to see the touch screen has been enabled again. Please help, this driving me crazy !!!
 

Answer:Mouse moves to upper and lower left side corners of screen

that is not going to be malware related
moved to hardware
 

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Dear Support, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK a few days ago. Evereything is fine except the touch screen. The right side works properly, but the left side doesn't detect any touch or gesture. i've tried to uninstall and reinstall the HID components, but unfortunately it didn't helped. Then I've searched any touch screen driver on the Lenovo support site for this device, but I've found nothing. Have You any idea to solve this or should I have to send it to a service partner?Operation system: Windows 10 64bit Thank You in advance,Zoltán

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 500 touch screen left side doesn't working

Hi G1zda , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Would a factory reset be an option ? be sure to back up your files first .
Was there any incident of accidents specially on the non functioning side.
 
Try the touch features on the One Key Recovery Screen and check if there is ripple or would response on both sides .
To access the One screen Recovery :
When the computer is off, press this button to start the Lenovo OneKey Recovery System (Novo Key item 3 page 13 )and choose System Recovery  and check any touch response ( just for testing purpose and no need to continue the OKR factory reset since it would delete everything .
 
If same issue specially if factory restore can be done , then best to call in tech support for recommendation or your service partner . 
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
Regards

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I have a New (3 month old) - T61 with 15.4 Widescreen - WXGA (1280 x 800) LCD Monitor that uses the Quadro NVS 140M (128M) graphics card.Now, I just noticed (using notebook pc more heavily now, so this may have occurred since day one):..... In both native Windows Applications and Internet Explorer Browser Windows, horizontal graphical lines appear to bend or slant up slightly, starting from approx. the middle of the line all the way to the left hand side of a horizontal graphical line.Questions:... Is this being caused by a Driver Issue or a hardware problem with my specifc NVS 140M video card that is built into my notebook pc's motherboard ???... Do I need to have my motherboard replaced to get another built-in video 140M card to resolve this issue --- or --- is this a known Driver Issue where an updated driver would resolve my bending of horizontal lines ???Anybody, else notice this problem besides me ??? FYI .... For example, take a look at the Google screen's horiz line drawn across the screen above the Google Logo, ... does it go UP on a slant towards the Left side of the Internet Explorer Browser Window for you, (starting from the middle of the line and looking from that point all the way to the left end of the line) ???





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Answer:T61 Video Problem - Horiz Lines Slant Up Towards Left Side of Screen

Hi JosephB, welcome to the forum,
 
Providing a picture or a screen shot of what you are experiencing may be helpful in this instance. If you do, please don't forget to edit your Message Subject with a Pic-warning, and don't make it too large. (as per the forum rules)

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My screen has gone white down left side about 1.5 inch wide.

Anybody have the answer to this problem

Many thanks

Answer:Satellite P100 - white screen on left side aproxx 1.5 inchs

I don't know what kind of answer do you expect here.
What you should do is to check if this problem is related to defective LCD screen.

If possible contact your notebook to external monitor and check functionality. If this white part is not shown on external monitor the LCD is defective and should be exchanged.

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Hello Lenovo Forum Support Team! The left side silver support post for the viewing screen on my T42 is cracked and separated at the base where it connects to the computer.  Can I replace this part?  I looked in the user guide, field replaceable units, but could not find anything.  Would appreciate any help.  This laptop is old but I still really like to use it. Thanks! Jim 













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Answer:T42 left side silver support post for screen cracked and separated

can you link a pic or post it if you can, is it the black plastic or the hinge? you can find videos here http://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/ion/





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When I insert a flash drive into one of the dead ports, initially the message pops up indicating that the computer recognizes something has been inserted into the port, but then it immediately disappears and the port is dead. I went to Device Manger-->Portable Devices and tried to fix one of the three dead ports. At some point (after I scanned for hardware changes, I think) it did show the drive letter, but it had a yellow triangular error-message  indicator. I right-clicked and selected Properties, and it said "This device cannot start (code 10)." Then the drive letter disappeared, though it has come back sporadically. I hope this is clear. Would appreciate any ideas. Thanks. Jane Doe 

Answer:E545--USB ports on left side of computer all died at once, but port on right side is still working

I also noticed this problem. Only the USB port nearest the rear is working. Even when I boot into the BIOS with a USB drive attached, only that port enumerates anything.

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Model:  HP Pavilion m6 Notebook PC 15".   Laptop used minimally and still in beautiful shape other than these noted issues:  Left hinge is broken away from plastic casing (see pic) and Right hinge is broken away from lid plastic (see pic).   From what I'm reading, it seems the plastic base, chassis, and possibly lid base and hinge need replaced.  Please let me know what HP is offering as far as replacement parts and repair.  This seems to be an ongoing issue with HP notebooks.  I've purchased a total of three HP notebook/laptops over the past four years so I'm very concerned about these issues and why HP has allowed it to continue for so long and across so many different models.  It seems to me the plastic used in making these parts does not have the tensile strength required in notebook/laptop use.  I would think this issue would've been corrected years ago and not have continued.  Please advise.  I do love all my HP laptops other than these issues.   Thank you. 

Answer:Left Side Hinge Plastic Casing Piece Broken and Right Side L...

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Got E570 but after using it for 3 weeks, it showing this black strip on left side, looks like bad LCD but just want to be sure? Please see images and let me know. Connecting to external monitor display fine on external monitor screen. 


























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Answer:Got E750 few weeks back but today it has got black strip on left side of screen

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I have a bunch of issues with my X201 that slowly developed over the past months. The motherboard had been replaced once due to USB/standby issues and worked fine for a few months, but now it seems to be returning again. I'm not sure if this is again a motherboard issue or something else altogether. In rough sequence of when the faults started appearing. Initial symptoms: the left side yellow USB ports will stop working after returning from standby/hibernation. Windows 7 gives a USB device error and basically everything connected to that same USB controller won't work. Sometimes it recovers by itself after  a few more standby/wake cycles, sometimes if I disable/enable the USB controller in Device Manager but often nothing works except a shutdown and cold boot. Then the screen started going extra bright or more accurate high gamma white-out when returning from standby. Everything becomes very whitish/bright but slowly will settle down to normal within 30 seconds or so. I could live with all these niggling small issues, but recently my X201 started going crazy with random drops into STANDBY. I know there is a thread about random shutdown but that isn't the issue here. Just out of the blue, connected to power with 100% battery, the X201 will go into standby. Sometimes it will wake almost immediately by itself, then go back into standby again. Other times, I have to hit the Fn button to wake it, but frequently it will just go right back to standby ag... Read more

Answer:X201 - Random standby, blank/bright screen and left side USB issue

hey thinkanon,welcome to the forums,curious to know as the motherboard has been replaced, is the bios on it version 1.38 ? As the latest bios was release around Dec 21st, 2011.another thing you could do is to remove all drivers and let windows install its own generic drivers.see if this makes any difference for you.





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After I reinstalled Windows XP Home on a P4 2.4 G computer and checked Quick Launch in Taskbar & Start Menu Properties, I double clicked the Quick Launch divider in error, and Quick Launch displayed on the second row of the Taskbar.  I was finally able to get Quick Launch on a single row of the Taskbar.  However, it is now on the right side of the Taskbar, and I have not been able to move it to the traditional left side.  While it does not create an operational problem, I am accustomed to Quick Launch being on the left.  Quick Launch is not locked.  How can I get it back to the left side of the Taskbar, with open programs showing on the right?

Answer:Move Quick Launch From Right Side To Left Side Of Taskbar

Click and drag the divider, that should move the toolbar about.Just drag it to its normal position.It works for me, anyway.Hope this helps.

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Hi. Recently, I have noticed that wifi connection in Tablet mode in my Thinkpad X230 Tablet is significantly slower than in laptop mode. Sometimes, it completely disconnected to the network. I tried to test with Speedtest. net and download a file via Internet Download manager. Both show that laptop mode has significantly higher and better speed connection than does laptop mode.  Does anyone have the same experience as me? Is the antena has any problem??? Thank you. I 

Answer:wifi connection on tablet mode - Thinkpad X230 Tablet

which model wifi card do you have? intel 6205, 6300 or ThinkPad 1x1 or 2x2.

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I just got my ThinkPad E570 and noticed that for every app (Edge, Explorer, etc.) the left side of the app is cut off.The display is the 15.6 FHD IPS AG, BK (Wide viewing angle & High density FlexView Display 1920x1080)Is this a display defect or can this be adjusted?

Answer:Thinkpad E570 recommended screen resolution 1920 x 1080 cuts off left side display

Any images of it?

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Hello,

I have a strange problem. I recently had to move my graphics card from one slot to another on my motherboard. When I did so, my desktop appeared to be shifted over to the left and that the left most part of the desktop would not display. I tried to use my TV controls to shift the display horizontally and when I did I encountered two issues- 1) the display would not adjust flush with the right side of the screen (would not reach it leaving a slim black bar) and 2) it looked like someone sliced off the left most part of my desktop (the part missing was a width so that about half the start/ windows button was missing).

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling CCC (latest update/drivers) for my ATI Raedon HD 46xx series card with no luck (Doing a registry sweep between to be thorough). I also have updated everything else windows with no luck.

My desktop is fine @50hz by the way, but 60hz is problematic.

And here is the whammy!

I took a screenshot of my desktop to send to a friend so he could see the left part cut off by a black bar and when I pasted it, the whole screen is there in the pic!!

So I assume this means that windows thinks it is displaying the screen but it is not making it to my TV?

I would have given up on this, however, it was working before so I know that it is possible.

Any help with this issue would be appreciated as I am starting to pull my hair out over here! :-)
Thanks in advance!

Daikon

Answer:Desktop shifted left and cutoff on left side Win7 64bit Raedon HD 46xx

Hum I had a similar thing happen with my monitor I just could not get it to the edges and someone advised me to use the scaling in the CCC and it worked so give it go.

Personally I got so fed up with the ATi stuff and went NVidia best thing I ever did.

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There's this annoying white noise on my left speakers(Logitech X-540 Speakerset), though I think it's not my speakers that are causing it, but something else, because when I connect my iPod to my speakers there's no white noise.

So I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to get rid of this noise

Answer:White noise on left speakers/left side of headphone

Sounds like either a driver malfunction or more likely a failing sound card. Most of the stuff below (Windows & Programs) wouldn't likely be causing problems. I'd be willing to bet it's a hardware problem (due to it only being one side).

Figure Out What's FailingIf you're using a secondary sound card
*** i.e. you have a second built in one on your motherboard, enable that.
If you still hear the sound on a different card, then it's something within Windows and not a problem w/ hardware.
If you don't hear the sound, then it's something w/ drivers or your hardware.
If you don't have an extra sound card, see if you can find/buy one Replace DriversDownload & Install a Program like Guru's Driver Sweeper
Uninstall your sound drivers w/ Driver Sweeper
Reboot
Download and install the latest drivers for your sound card.
RebootIf the sound is still there and you couldn't test a secondary card you're likely dealing with either a hardware failure (most likely with sound only happening in one speaker) or something in Windows failing.

Repair WindowsIf you want to try to fix windows, you can do the following:
Run an elevated Command Prompt and run this command:
sfc /scannow
Peform a system restore
Perform a repair install.Test to see if a program is causing the problemType msconfig into start menu search and hit Enter
Go to the startup tab and disable everything.
Restart computer
Do you still hear the sound?
Yes -- Not a program
No -- A program is likely causing the problem.If no... Read more

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Hello HP. When my computer working hard. My computer get hot in right side and under the computer in right side. And up on the keyboard. The computer is 81° But why the fan not go totally high up for cooling the computer down. And why it's only cooling down the left side. And not the right? .It's a new thing it's begin on. I don't think my heatsink is broken because i am really good over for my laptop.I don't want to get a FanPad but i want to get it fixed. I have opened my laptop and cleaned it with air. and i get a lot of dust out. But my computer still get hot in right side. But it's cold in left side now. after i cleaned my computer. Hope on help, fast as possible  Best Regards Simon 

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Hi, I have a CTL 17" LCD monitor. This morning I turned on my pc and found that the left side of my monitor is darker than the right side. Any idea as to what the problem could possibly be?
 

Answer:My monitor is brighter on the right side than on the left side

I don't know which orientation the tubes have, but if it is vertical, the tubes on the left may be on their way out. Most LCD monitors unless specifically advertised otherwise (ie - LED) use fluorescent tubes for the backlight.

So, I'd say it is on its way out and there is nothing you can do to fix it short of just replacing it. The left side may brighten to normal after being on several minutes/hours. Did you notice if that happened the longer you had it on?
 

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