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New Inspiron Gaming Laptop- Vertical Lines When Powered On

Question: New Inspiron Gaming Laptop- Vertical Lines When Powered On

I recently purchased an Inspiron Gaming Series Dell laptop and since yesterday when I open it/turn on the power button the screen displays green/white vertical triangle lines (can provide an image). It DOES NOT display the Dell logo at all and doesn't even give me the opportunity to sign in, it just stays stuck on the screen.
This laptop is fairly new, purchased back in August, so it should still be under warranty, but it worries me that it is having issues when it is still fairly new. What could be the cause of it? Any way I can fix it?

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Answer: New Inspiron Gaming Laptop- Vertical Lines When Powered On

I'd suggest updating the System Setup(BIOS). Please following the instructions in the video below to safety installed latest BIOS version.

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I just got my laptop 2 days ago and it almost immediately started doing this to me. When I open the lid all I will see on it are gray lines with the mouse being a square shaped slightly off color gray line area. When it does this I have to completely power down my laptop to make it go away. Once I power it back on again it works perfectly fine though.
How do I fix this on my own or do I have to send it back to dell since its a faulty laptop? I really don't want to send it back though so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Inspiron 15 7000 gaming has grey vertical lines after opening the lid

Send the system back for replacement - the other option is a repair, which will also require sending the system back -- and makes little sense on a brand new system.

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I have a dell inspiron 15r-5537 laptop and it has developed vertical lines of pixels on the center-left of the screen. The color of the pixels seems to depend on the color being displayed behind them. see the link below for more info on what the lines look like. https://imgur.com/a/HREN8
anyway, i have reinstalled the video drivers so i do not think that is the problem, but they also do not seem to be dead pixels because they change colors sometimes. If anyone could help me fix this problem it would be great. thanks.

Answer:Inspiron 15R-5537 vertical lines on screen

Hi Mykalsson,
There seems to be problem with the LCD screen on your computer to confirm we will have to perform the ‘LCD BIST’ (Built in Self-test) on the computer. Please follow the steps mentioned below to run the “LCD BIST’.

Turn of the computer.
Press and hold down the ‘D’ key on the keyboard and press the Power button.
You will see different colors on the LCD screen. Please check if the vertical or horizontal lines are appearing on the screen.

If you see the lines appearing on the screen while the LCD bist is running you will have to replace the LCD.
Also, connect the laptop to an external monitor or display to check if issue reoccurs.

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I have a 'plaid' corner...horizontal and vertical lines. this seems to be in front of the curser. Do I have to replace the screen? It is getting bigger. Right now it is about 3"x3".

Answer:inspiron 1520 horizontal vertical lines

Usually bad screens don't have "patterns", they get dead or discolored Pixels but not in distinct patterns. I would think this is more likely to be a failing graphics chip. Some notebook models are notorious for this (HP, Toshiba.) If you can plug in an external monitor do you still see the Plaid Pattern? If not, then it probably is the screen itself. If it is still there it is the graphics chip.

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Hello,
I open and close the lid a lot and since a few minutes my laptop have a pink vertical lines on the whole display and they appear everywhere. On the start sceen, bios, windows etc. Also when I change the position of the lid most of the lines dissapear for a while. I have run the lcd bist test and the lines are not shown there. Does this means that the problem is in the lcd cable? Could it be the lcd display itself or the video? I am also using an external monitor and it working fine there.
Thank you.

Answer:Dell inspiron 7520 pink vertical lines

It could very well be the wiring harness -- andd that would be the first thing to replace.  If you need a part reference, please supply the complete system model information (i.e., Inspiron 5521, etc. - NOT just Inspiron 15).

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I got back from vacation and plugged my laptop in to work on pictures when some vertical lines and a bunch of horizontal squiggly lines popped up.  I can't figure out what has caused them.
I've run CCleaner & Super Anti-virus to ensure it's not malware.
I've run the Dell PC Diagnostic full test (which said their was an error and could not provide the results).  So I ran individual tests on video card, video stress test, monitor, and they all came fine.  
I am now going to reboot in safe mode and see if I can run off a motherboard video system & see if it's the video card.
I don't really have any idea what I'm doing so any help would be great!

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Hi All,
I have Inspiron 5558 Signature Edition Laptop which i bought in 2015 November  . From Past few months , i see Purple Vertical Lines and Display Flickers a lot  . I ran Dell Diagnostic test and it passed Display Test ..Also i downloaded all latest  Display Drivers ...Still issue continues
Can someone  please suggest if there is a potential need to replace the Display Panel ?? 

Thanks,
Bhavik

Answer:Inspiron 5558 Signature Edition - Purple Vertical Lines and display Flicker

Attach an external monitor - if the fault doesn't show, the first thing to check/replace is the wiring harness that runs between the mainboard and back of the display panel.  If that doesn't help, replace the display.
If the same fault does show on an external screen, you're likely facing a bad mainboard.

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I have a problem with my display adapter Intel driver version 22.20.16.4771. It is causing a problem of vertical lines on the screen when waking up from sleep, the only option is to reboot the machine.
I previously solved this problem by rolling back to the driver in the device manager to the previous version 21.20.16.4542. This fixed the issue until a recent update on 8th November when my driver was updated again.
Now when I enter the device manager the option to Roll Back Driver option is greyed out.
I've tried searching for a download of the old driver but can't find one.
Can anyone help with this problem?
And then once I've fixed it is there a way to stop the driver updating itself again?

Answer:Inspiron 3650 back from sleep issue - vertical lines on screen - rollback Intel driver problem

Assuming you are running Windows 10? With Windows 10, it is possible to stop it from auto updating drivers. Read this.You should download and save the Intel driver to its own folder on the C: drive in case you need to reinstall it again.I do not use sleep or hibernate modes on any of my computers (laptops or desktops). The only powersave option I use is the setting to turn the monitor off after 5 minutes. At the end of the work day, I save my data and close all running applications. I then turn the computers off.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 8100 with a 15" lcd panel (I think it is the Sharp model). Anyways man this laptop is like lugging around a full suitcase so needless to say I have dropped it several times, not to mention I use it to mix tracks in my pool room so drunks are constantly knocking it off the table onto the floor.

After several staged beatings, the LCD screen now has about 10-15 vertical lines of various colors (RED, BLUE, YELLOW, GREEN, against a black background) spread along the screen. Most of the lines are only 1 pixel wide but run the entire length of the screen. It is noticable but not annoying to the point that I am not able to use the laptop productively. Anyways, I am thinking about fixing this one way or the other and I am wondering if I am going to need to buy a completely new LCD panel or if I can get away with some cheaper part that could possibly fix this.

Here are pictures of the screen: http://www.uwm.edu/~kfranzen/screen/screen.html
For some reason my camera does not focus so well up close with the flash off.

This is the first and only LCD I've had so I'm not very familiar with troubleshooting them. Do these lines mean my panel is shot, or maybe some other part like an inverter or whatever. Man I don't know...

Also if the panel needs to be replaced, do I need to get the EXACT same part # from dell? I have been scoping eBay and I see several with the same dimensions and specs but different part # from dell even though the auctions s... Read more

Answer:Vertical Lines in Laptop LCD

By no means am I saying go out and do this, but I've heard of some people passing a light magnet by their LCD screens that have problems like this (usually black lines instead of single colored ones). Then they work again.

Here at my office though, we'd always send them in for repair.

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i ahve vertical reddish lines on my laptop screen and don't know what to do to fix it

Answer:how to fix my vertical lines on my laptop lcd

red lines on my laptop screenhttp://moourl.com/3v3cr

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I have an HP pavilion dv5 laptop and I am experiencing vertical lines on the screen which do not go away, and return after rebooting. I have read some other threads with similar issues; however, my laptop becomes completely unusable after these lines appear. This same problem happened regularly about 1 and a half months ago, but went away following a system restore. My battery is pretty much shot, and I don't know if that would have anything to do with this problem. When the lines appear I am forced to shut the laptop down and restart it, only to have it happen again. I took my battery out for most of the day yesterday, and I was able to use the laptop for an hour or two today before the lines returned. I have no idea what to do, and I have system restored like 5 times in the past week, but nothings has worked. Please help. [recovering disk space - old attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:Help: cannot use my laptop because of vertical lines on screen

See, if same issue happens in Safe Mode.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6400, and about a year ago I sent it into Dell and had my LCD screen replaced for a pixel issue. Soon after I started to get colored vertical lines that prevent me from using the screen (my warranty has run up and it has been so long I cannot send it back to Dell). The screen looks very similar to this screen: http://www.asklaptopfreak.com/wp-images/color-lines-on-lsd-screen.jpg

When I hook the computer up to a monitor or even a projector I can see everything and use the computer fine, the screen remains unusable with the vertical lines though. I put the laptop aside for a few months because I had no idea how to fix it. Randomly I turned the lap top on and it worked perfectly, no lines and no problems. After about a month the computer suddenly washed out and the lines appeared. Saddened, I again put the computer aside for a few months. About three weeks ago I tried to use it again and it worked perfectly but tonight it has washed out and the lines again appeared. I'm wondering if I need a new LCD screen or if it is simply a connection issue since the screen works fine sometimes. I appreciate any help or advice. If anyone has a step by step guide on how to fix a connection issue I would love that. Thanks
 

Answer:Vertical lines on laptop screen

Looking at the pictures here: http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2006/08/17/bad-video-on-lcd-screen/
your display resembles example #1 and example #7 and the repair person, unfortunately said he replaced the LCD screen in both laptops.

But before you replace the screen again, since this started happening soon after Dell replaced the screen, it could be a bad connection.

Start here (I assumed your Inspiron 6400 is running Vista but at this point I think the OS doesn't matter)
http://support.dell.com/support/top...1&component=-1&lang=-1&doclang=en&toggle=true

Follow the steps to run the Preboot System Assessment (PSA)
 

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Hi I've got a Fujitsu Lifebook N Series, Model Number N3511 it runs on Windows Xp home.
When I'am booting up my laptop I get multicoloured vertical lines across the screen which are there constantly, I have done a system restore to an earlier time and it hasn't solved the problem it has been dropped and I was wondering if it was the graphics card that isn't working due to it being dropped if this is the problem can you please tell me what graphics card it is and where I can get a new one from. And if it isn't this what it may be and how I can solve the problem. I would be very grateful for any help and advice.

Thanks Sarah
 

Answer:Vertical lines on laptop screen

Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic. Continue here.
 

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My compaq presario laptop CQ57 has a vertical line and red screen on startup, please what is the solution.  Thank you

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Hello.
Like the title says I see vertical lines on my Dell Precision M3800 QHD touch screen.
I first noticed a few months ago(like 4-5 months) but it stopped until last week. It starts as only 1 line, but as the computer starts to heat up more appear and in different colors. Some guys from the store told to connect it to an external display and check if the problem persists. Well, I tried it and the lines also appear on the external display. Does this mean it's the graphics card and not the screen? Is there any way to know for sure? Also, if it's the graphics card is there any way to replace it without having to replace the whole motherboard? If yes, can i change from a Quadro K1100M to any GTX?
Thank you.

PS(1)- I don't have any warranty

PS(2)- I also noticed that when watching one of those videos from youtube to look for dead pixels the line(s) only show up on specific colors. For example, when playing the video on full screen I only see the line on green and purple.
 

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I have an Acer Aspire laptop 5742-6458 that I bought last July. I use it regularly and just used it last night. When I turned it on just now, white vertical lines appeared about 3 inches from the left side. the lines seem to disappear if I press on the plastic backing. What might be wrong?
 

Answer:laptop vertical white lines

Could be a failing display or a short in the ribbon cable connecting the display to the main board.
but if it disappears when you press on the plastic bezel around the display it probably is the display itself going out or got damaged.
 

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Hi all,

My friend's laptop has vertical and horizontal lines across the screen, making lots of blocks across the screen.

http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r126/_Absinthe_Minded_/clip_image002.jpg

See an image of the problem by clicking the above link. The effect isn't very well captured but look at the task bar and you can see it really well there.

Any ideas what the problem might be? Thanks for looking and for any help you can offer.

AM.
 

Answer:Horzontal and vertical lines on laptop.

looks like the monitor cant handle the refresh rate he's got it set at, or it cant handle the resolution, or a combination of both, get him to set it to 60hz and 640 x 480 and see if it clears.

Regards
 

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My laptop screen has developed vertical lines which seem to be increasing in number and intensity. Does it mean the screen is at the end of it's life? The laptop is about 6 yrs. old.

Answer:vertical lines on my laptop screen

Could be the cable on the hinge side that is getting worn. Try moving the lid to and fro and see if that alters the display - either better or worse.

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My laptop screen have five vertical laines in middle How to fix it

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Hi I've got a Fujitsu Lifebook N Series, Model Number N3511 it runs on Windows XP Home.
When I'am booting up my laptop, I get multicoloured vertical lines across the screen which are there constantly. I have done a system restore to an earlier time but it hasn't solved the problem it has been dropped and I was wondering if it was the graphics card that isn't working due to it being dropped if this is the problem can you please tell me what graphics card it is and where I can get a new one from. And if it isn't this then what it may be and how I can solve the problem. I would be very grateful for any help and advice.

Thanks Sarah
 

Answer:Vertical lines on laptop screen

http://www.digitaltrends.com/laptop-reviews/fujitsu-lifebook-n3511-review/specifications/

will be mobo so its broken , sorry no card in yours but double check !!!
 

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the bottom half of my screen dont work have toa gust the screen for it to work and then some times still dont work

Answer:how to fix my laptop screen that has vertical lines through

First of all try an external monitor on it to make sure it really is a screen fault. If that does it too then let us know.If it is the screen itself then you either repair or replace it. Sometimes screen problems can be due to the cable connecting between the computer and screen (they give trouble where it hinges back and forth). In these cases you can often see a tell tale change by watching the screen then closing it slowly until it is nearly down.The connectors can also work loose at either end.EDIT: I've just realised that you probably mean "adjust" the screen. If so what particular adjustment do you make that temporarily fixes it?Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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Hello, I bought a new expensive hp laptop from official hp website with extended warranty and all expecting that if there is any issue, I will at least be helped with on it. The laptop was delivered around 15th Aug and by the end of month there was the below issue:the screen started blurred up with vertical lines throughout. Initially, it was just for a milisecond and unfortunately, I ignored it(Still regret that). Soon it increased rapidly, I contacted the support and they mentioned that replacement is only within 15 days(Even a 50k iphone gets an year). After the first complaint technician came and updated the drivers and said "Sir, the issue will not come again now."Issue started in 2 days again, new complaint registered, same technician came and this time cleaned up the laptop and said "Sir, the issue will not come again now."Issue started in 2 days again, new complaint registered, this time technician came and replaced the motherboard and said "Sir, the issue will not come again now". The issue still persists. Can you please tell me what should I do to get this resolved. I am forced to restart the laptop in middle of my meetings to see whats on my screen at least twice a day.Thanks,Aayush

Answer:Vertical lines across laptop screen

Somehow technicians have visited you 3 times and they will come a fourth time if you call in and say it is not yet fixed. What would you like to see happen? Not that I can actually make anything happen. This is not HP Warranty Support but just fellow end users volunteering to help others. It seems the screen may need to be replaced. 

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Hi I have a PAVILION 9000 laptop with a 17" screen, running windows Vista. Some days ago the display begun to show red vertical lines, mainly on white zones of the screen. If I open   NOTEPAD I can write and use it, but it is hard to work for some time.I attached an external display and it functions. I wonder if do I have to change the lcd display, or if the problem is on the cable or on the video card. I already opened the display and I checked that the cables are well plugged in.I alse uptated the Geforce 8400M GS drivers. I am going to attach a picture.Thanks for any suggestionBruno Pasquali[recovering disk space - old attachment deleted by admin]

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My Acer Aspire E1510 laptop screen has vertical lines. How to fix this issue. Images uploaded. Please help

 

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A few months ago a thin green vertical line started showing up in my screen from top to bottom whenever I would move the screen a certain way. When I'd stop moving the screen, the line would go away. Eventually this turned into 2 lines, with about a millimeter in between. Then red line started popping up. Now I'm at (from right to left) 2 green lines, a red line, and another green line, all really close to each other about 1/3 of the way away from the right side of the screen.

This would be ok if they only showed up when I moved the screen, and then went away. But now it takes a lot of gentle moving and nudging in order to go away. And sometimes the laptop is just sitting by itself, and it pops up out of nowhere. It's being a real pain to take out now, getting more and more stubborn each day. Soon I'm sure it's just going to stay there and it will be impossible to get rid of.

I called into HP and they told me to send the laptop in. I would, but I just started my second semester at college and I really do need my laptop. So I said I'd send it in in the summer and they said fine. The problem is, the more I wait, the worse it becomes. So anybody have any idea of how I can get rid of it?

By the way, the lines show up even when I'm just booting up my PC. They don't show up in an external monitor. So I'm pretty positive that there's something loose inside (especially since moving it around temporarily fixes it)

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Answer:Green and red vertical lines down my laptop screen

Sounds like your screen is going :S
Best idea is to go to a local computer repair shop and see if they might be able to fix it. Although you could take the laptop casing apart and check all the connectors are properly plugged in... Also, if the laptop has been dropping or knock could have cause some damage to the screen or graphics card (rare, but does happen )
 

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my laptop display  is showing vertical pink and flouroscent green lines. how it can be fixed and what is the reason of this problem.

Answer:vertical pink lines on my hp pavilion g6 laptop

1. Check if the vertical lines are seen under BIOS of your Notebook2. Tilt the screen/display forward and backwards to check if the vertical line stays at all the angles3. Connect an external desktop monitor and check if the vertical lines are seen even in an external screenPlease revert for further assistanceRegardsKNRKI work on behalf of HP

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Hello. I am new here and hoping that somebody might help me. I have a Toshiba Satellite L505 laptop. I have read the topics about vertical lines on laptop screens here but my case is different. I suddenly got these vertical lines all over my screen, about 1 pixel thick and 7 to 8 pixels apart and that when it appears, the system crashes and freezed. I tried to reboot but when the desktop icons start to appear then the red vertical lines also appear and that the system freezes again. When in safe mode, it works fine. So i tried to re-install the windows 7 32bit system from my package. After installation it works fine. But when I restarted my laptop again it showed red vertical lines and system crashed. Everytime this happens I have to re-install my windows 7 again and again just to use my laptop. For now, I don't shutdown my laptop because i know that when I will start it up i will have the same problem again and will have to re-install. I don't think that this relates to loosed connections or overheating because I never shutdown my laptop for a week now. I also tried to open my laptop to inspect the graphic card (ATI Radeon) but I cannot find it, perhaps it is integrated to the motherboard? I noticed that something triggers this vertical lines to appear like: (1) running MS DOS programs; (2) hibernating, idling and dimming to save power; (3) restarting; and (4) when administrator permission pop-up appears. Now I am avoiding these actions to prevent system freeze and... Read more

Answer:Vertical Lines on Laptop Screen - Different Case

Check you on memory or run toshiba diagnostics tool... I think is when you go to recovery mode ... there has a option for hardware testing
 

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I have a gateway m2624u series. It started these vertical lines, then the screen would go to dark gray; and then it would freeze. I would have to turn off and on again a couple of times for it to get going again. I had Windows Vista; thought I might have a bug couldnt get off; so crashed the computer; with no back up disk; put windows 7 on it now. It didnt help the problem; now I just get different black out screens, white and some yellow with green stripes. I have tried so many things; even what they call the Nanor Fix.

Answer:laptop; vertical lines, screen goes blank

sounds like a possible hardware failure.1st, open the small covers on the underside and remove then replace the memory modules, they may have become loose, try one module at a time if you have more than one.2nd, if its still under warranty return it.3rd, if its not warranty, and you feel brave, you should attempt to take it apart and reset all connections to make sure thay are not loose, you may even find a video on youtube to show you how to do this on your model, its not really difficult, HOWEVER, save all your files, because its always possible to brick your machine.4th, take it to a repair shop and be prepared for high costs.i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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My screen developed blinking vertical lines in the beginning to constant now. There is no more blinking, just vertical lines of varying colors. 
Is this fixable or will i have to replace my display screen?

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I put in a new hard drive in my laptop and now every time it starts up the whole top right quarter of my screen has different colored vertical lines. I put the old hard drive back and still have the same problem. I checked the cable connection to the motherboard and it is fine. Is it possible that I somehow damaged the flex cable that goes to the LCD or could it be something else?

Is there a generic flex cable to the display that I could buy somewhere?
 

Answer:Vertical Lines On Laptop Screen: Is Cable Damaged

Hi sparkplug

It could be a loose connection on either end of the cable or a connection to the lcd screen itself being loose. Does your laptop have a connection for an external monitor? If so hook one up and see if it has a problem. Also try opening and closing the screen section and watch to see if there is any change i the display. Laptops usually have no generic parts and you will need to contact the manufaturer for any replacements. Posting the make and model of your laptop can help others here give you better advice.
 

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1) A couple of months ago 3 vertical lines have appeared on left of laptop screen.  Then the last couple of weeks all of a sudden the entire screen turns into a grey color with vertical lines.  Happened three times already and don't know what to do.  Not too computer saavy (I'm a senior) and will bring it in for repair but I don;t want to get cheated and want to be at least knowledgeable on what it might be.  Read something about an inverter (don't know what this means).  When this happens I obviously turn off the pc wait a couple of minutes and turn it back on.  Just do not know what is causing this. Perhaps I need to change the screen, is this costly? 2) Also I'm on a wireless network and the pages sometimes have a delay in loading or it says it's not connected.  Have called my provider and they do not know what the problem is.  Fox six mos their service worked fine, all of a sudden it doesn't and of course they blame my pc.  Would anyone know why this would happen intermittently ? Thanks in advance. Appreciate all of your help..........

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i am lenovo g570 user,  all of sudden  vertical yellow green lines appeared on  display screens . please suggest how to remove thos

Answer:HOW TO REMOVE VERTICAL LINES ON LENOVO G570 LAPTOP SCREEN?

Hi Sonu,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the vertical lines are displayed in your G570 Laptop, please let me know if the issue is same in BIOS. To access the BIOS menu press F2 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up, please let me know the findings.
 
Hope to hear back soon
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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Hi all,
I need a bit of help, as I'm slowly losing my mind over the following problem. I run Xubuntu Linux on a HP Elitebook 8460p. Some two weeks ago, the entire left 3 cm margin of my screen started to display black/green/yellow/blue lines, which seemed to move constantly. Wiggling the screen and pressing here and there solve the problem temporarily, but only temporarily. Furthermore, the next 3 cm seem to be following suit. I ordered a replacement screen from a company here in The Netherlands and got to work. After replacing the screen, and a fresh startup, the screen displays a yellowish sheen, plus that it seems like every second vertical line in the display is "greyed out", making the screen fuzzy and hard to focus on. I thought something was wrong with the replacement screen and send it back, requesting another. The next screen had the same, but with a reddish sheen. The next new replacement (the third by now) had a blue-ish sheen. All three replacements had the vertical line problem. Placing my old, defect screen back shows a good image, that is, all vertical lines work properly. Another odd detail is that both in the second and third replacement screen, there can be seen a collection of static pixels (dark-red coloured) in the lower left corner in the configuration of a capital "C", in mirror image. Does anyone have the faintest idea what is going on here ? All help is greatly appreciated, many thanks !

Answer:Thin vertical grey lines make laptop screen fuzzy

sounds like you had a bad connection or ribbon cable between motherboard and screen is failing.

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emachines model E728 2 years oldWindows 7 updates regularlyYellow vertical line appeared yesterday now turned to pink will not go away

Answer:LCD & Vertical Lines Yellow vertical yesterday now pink

That model appears to be a laptop. Try connecting an external monitor to see if the lines appear there.

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I'm trying to determine the likely cause of a (minor, for now) laptop display problem that has recently started on my Compaq Presario M2000 notebook running Win XP SP2.

A few weeks ago a single, vertical (extending the entire height of visible screen), blue-green, one-pixel-wide line appeared on my 3 year old (out of warranty) laptop. It is about 3 inches from the left edge of the screen.

Doing a 'print screen' screenshot does NOT capture the line in the image.

It went away once briefly, but has been there at all times since and seems like it is now a permanent fixture across my screen.

Do you think the cause of the problem is the **LCD screen** beginning to fail?
Or is there a way to troubleshoot my **graphics drivers/cards** to see if they are the culprit?

A second line about 1/8 inch away has now appeared.
Is this growing problem an indication that my display will completely die soon, or is this problem not a precursor to anything more serious and I should not be concerned if I can liv with the tiny lines?

Thanks for any advice you have on this.
 

Answer:Laptop screen has developed two, vertical, blue/green, one-pixel-wide lines

The fact that a printscreen did not capture the line would indicate to me that it's a hardware problem.
Is the graphics card driver up to date?
I am guessing here, but could the battery on this machine be failing?
 

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I'm almost positive it's not a driver issue, as I have updated, rolled back and reupdated the GPU and monitor's drivers.

Recently, blue lines start to appear a few pixels to the right of thin black areas (more often than not, text and the mouse cursor), but only if white is the background. I'd demonstrate with a screen shot, but the monitor itself does this, not the software. I might take a picture with my cell phone to post it up if need be.

It happens randomly and it stops on its own as well, but I have not been able to find the cause. It's not as if I've been doing heavy gaming lately that my GPU would react harshly. Does anyone have some thoughts?
 

Answer:Solved: G50VT-X1 Laptop: vertical blue lines appear randomly over white spaces

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Today at CES, ASUS announced exciting new laptops and all-in-one PCs powered by Windows 10, and showed their Always Connected PC announced last month: the ASUS NovaGo, designed to deliver impeccable connectivity to keep you in touch around the home, at the office and on-the-go. Let?s take a look at these devices:

ZenBook 13


The revolutionary ZenBook 13 is a laptop that?s ultralight, ultrathin and ultrapowerful. It?s the first-ever ZenBook to be constructed from magnesium-aluminum alloy, a super-strong and super-light material that?s 33% lighter than the standard alloy used in laptops. It?s built to give you the ultimate mobility, featuring a feather-light 985g all-metal chassis and all-day 15-hour battery life. Powered by Windows 10, it arrives with features built-in such as Windows Hello and your digital personal assistant Cortana** for more efficient and productive computing.

ASUS X507


ASUS X507 is a 15.6-inch laptop with backpack-friendly dimensions and an overall weight of just 1.68kg. It?s powered by up to an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX110 graphics for smooth visuals. Its NanoEdge bezel design and Full HD display with wide 178° viewing angles ensure you get the very best visual experience.

X507 has a dual-storage design that offers a choice of flexible and convenient storage options, combining a blazing-fast 256GB SSD with a large 1TB HDD. Ultrafast dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi provides speeds of up to 867Mbps ? that?s up to 6X ... Read more

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Just out of warranty(of course). Recently i noticed these moving bubbles(circles) that are gray and white translucent popping up on the left side of the screen and when they do mouse take on a life of its own and windows start opening and closing and all hec breaks loose like the laptop is possessed. then just as quickly it sometimes stops on its own- other times if i move the screen a bit forward or backward it stops.Other times thicker vertical bars show up along with the circular bubbles and again the laptop freaks out and windows open and close and shrink and enlarge without me even touching the mouse pad. All drivers are up to date-even bios and all win10 updates are fine as well. No new software added at the time or since the issue.It happens sometimes and not always.If i move the screen all the way back and put pressure on it the black likes will show up.Not always but sometimes. My feeling is this has something to do with the cable that connects the screen to the main part of the laptop but i just dont know how to get to it to maybe seat it better if it is the issue...if anyone has any ideas please do let me know.Thank you
Hsuru4u at yahoo.com

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Any ideas on what could cause a thin blue vertical line on side of screen? Any ideas on how to get rid of it?  I have  a Dell Inspiron 2200 Laptop.  New to forum, thanks for any help on this!

Answer:Thin Blue Vertical Line on Screen on Laptop Dell Inspiron 2200

I have the same laptop and have a thin green horizontal line on my screen.  Hope you get an answer here that will help me too.

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DELL INSPIRON 7520
NON WARRANTY SET
THERE IS A FLICKERING HORIZONAL LINE COMING IN SCREEN EVERY 1-2  SEC
WHAT IS THE REMIDY ?
WHAT IS THE PRICE OF NEW  ?
WHERE TO GO FOR SUPPORT ? I  RESIDE IN BURDWAN TOWN OF BURDWAN DISTRICT

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I've a Dell inspiron 15r se laptop which is 1.1years old( model - 7520). It was working fine until last couple of days. Last week it started giving a horizontal white dot line on the very top of screen( like this ............. in white) for the entire width of the screen. From yesterday or so a similar line started appearing at the bottom too. Both of these line will come and go every 2 or 3 sec. And screen will jump a bit (like say 5 pixel or so roughly) and it will also shake sometimes which makes letters difficult to read.
The problem exists everywhere, even in boot screen. In short when I press power button and screen start displaying something problem also starts.
Today I connected an external lcd monitor via vga cable and it works fine. No line and no flickering. So I guess GPU is ok?? What could be the problem?? Could it be just loose contact or something in laptop screen cable?
Another question: I had warranty including accidental damage protection and stuff for a year. But since I'm outside this period now, what should I do?
And since I'm outside the warranty period anyway is it okay if I open my laptop and try something?
Please help!!

Answer:Laptop screen flickering & horizontal lines in Inspiron 15r SE 7520

If u found the solution please share with me.

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Very strange issue here is happening here. When the laptop T410s is always off before it's docked, so once it's docked I press the power button and no image shows up on the external monitor.  I then open the lid of the T410s, press the power button on the laptop, quickly close the lid and it comes up.  I've tried different docking stations, power supplies and the issue still persisted.  I then tried another Lenovo T410 and it boots fine. Here's the kicker... When the T410s is not powered down while docked and only logged off, then undocked, and then powered down. When it's reseated into the dock and powered up it works fine. It then made me believe there was a Docking profile issue. I've removed the docking profiles and recreated them, since it that didn't work; I even set XP to allow us to manually choose whether it's docked or undocked.  This did not work. Is anyone else experiencing this or have the expertise on this subject? 

Answer:If laptop is powered off on dock, will not display image when powered back on.

I have a T410s with 2 external monitors that I always used. 1x24inch LCD connected using VGA to VGA and 1x26inch LCD connected using displayport to HDMI. It used to be fine until some intel grapics driver update a while back. So I come to believe is the driver fault and/or the internal graphic card lack of capacity. My solution is to setup the monitors the way I like is to change the BIOS to boot up from displayport, and when successful going into the desktop then disable the laptop LCD. Then connect the 2nd LCD, extend the desktop and setup the resolution. From that point on I must always boot up with VGA disconnect then after into desktop, plug in the VGA cable and it will show up fine. If I forget and left the displayport + VGA connected when I bootup, it will fail and I have to do the initial setup again. So something with the displayport/graphic card/graphic memory is making the T410s 'forget' or discard the displayport. or the 1900x1200 resolutions of 2x monitors overwhelm the graphics card memory and it had to made a choice or give up. Most of the time it just goes blank or flash on/off In your case, if you only have 1x external monitor you can just change the BIOS to bootup screen in VGA/Displayport/Dock and when in the dsektop, set to duplicate mode for both screens. Then download this utility called ultramon and use it to setup the extended display setting to your liking, save the profile on the desktop/startup folder. When your T410s bootup, int... Read more

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Question: Vertical Lines

I received my chromebook 3 weeks ago, it immediately had a vertical line. It comes and goes but right now its staying. How do I permanently remove it? I don't have my receipt to take it back. I love the laptop and I would just rather try to fix it here? Thanks!

Answer:Vertical Lines

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Hi i need big help i am having problem in my VGA when i start it shows vertical lines then when it boots to OS the screen becomes black i had tried to use system restore it did work after a reboot then i rebooted the problem started again it since then nothing is functioning right it never logs to windows if i choose safe mode it flickers alot.

Many thanks
Asger

Answer:VGA P20 - 552 (vertical lines)

Hi

do You get the strange lines even before Windows is loading? You should normally get a TOSHIBA logo when powering up the machine. Are the lines there even then? If so, Your unit needs service!

good luck

Tom

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Question: Vertical Lines

I recieved my Thinkpad T400 in July, and during the month of september I have noticed litte vertical lines appearing on my screen and seem to be appearing more over my screen. These lines are really noticeable on light backgrounds. I think these lines are on the inside of the screen.14.1 LED BL

Answer:Vertical Lines

this is a hardware problem, you should warranty service on them. 

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Question: vertical lines

hi,
I have vertical lines when i switch on .its on the company logo, then the windows screen.After that the screen goes black and nothing.Can someone please help!!!!!
windows xp prof
amd athlon(tm) processor
x86
 

Answer:vertical lines

Welcome to TSG....

If this is a company computer I would suggest calling the company IT department to fix this, this would not only save you from getting into trouble but will save you from getting into trouble.

If you are getting video until it starts booting into Windows the problem sounds like a bum video driver but not being familiar with the specs on this particular computer or whether it is on a network or not it is just a guess.
 

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Question: Vertical red lines

I have an older Presario, still (and happily) running Win-98. Recently vertical red lines can obscure photos, and sometimes illustrations, on the web and often in my offline picture files. Not all photos are obscured, and the vertical red lines don't run through text, etc. This is not a monitor issue... cause it was present on my old monitor and now on my new flat screen, and is not in the same position -- but where ever the photo appears. Anyone know what I'm missing here? THANKS

Answer:Vertical red lines

Did you update your video drivers?

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Hi everyone I'm using windows vista and my computers been working fine up until recently, i started my computer and strange black vertical lines were running from the top to the bottom of my screen, i didn't think much of it at first but my computer wouldn't start up normally, I'm using safe mode with networking right now, Ive tried other solutions Ive read online and none worked so i figured id come here, i cannot get onto my computer without using safe mode because of these vertical lines please help, thanks in advance.

Answer:The Vertical Lines...

Hi -

Try booting w/ "Last Known Good Configuration"

Also try "Enable VGA Mode"

If no-go on both, see if system restore helps -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .

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Hello..I need help.
Well ,I am desperate !...I bought a new
Ati AIW 9800Pro then I start having problems when doing a fresh boot ,I
start having vertical color lines (where I log into windowsXP),then I
reboot and the lines are gone,I called Asus/ATI/Nvidia(my old card) ATi told
me to return the card which I did and got me a brand new
replacement,installed it and got same errors,now not only that but my
Counter Strike Source game has weird white lines in the game ,making it
impossible to play white lines and snow.
Ati told me might be the Bios ,then I bought an Nvidia card 6600 video card
and now the lines are not apppearing but my Game CSS still has problems .
What can it be ?....PLEASE I am frustrated,neither Asus or Ati have any
solution to my problem ...Thank you for your help ! =)
P.S. my specs:
Asus A7N8X Deluxe motherboard
WindowsXP
Ati All In Wonder 9800Pro video card
I Gig of Ram

Oh oh I refomated my drive twice.... THANX =)
 

Answer:Vertical Lines HELP !!!

How many caes fans do you have?Try running the pc without the side panel on to eliminate heat.
 

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Yesterday while in the middle of playing a game Windows XP hung up. Upon reboot it came up with colored vertical lines. I cannot get it to reboot in safe mode or get into the setup screen. I have tried numerous times to restart and tap F8 however the computer starts up immediately with the colored vertical lines and no opportunity to get into any type of program.

I switched monitors to ensure that it wasn't a monitor issue, but same problem with the other monitor.....vertical lines that change color and pattern every couple of seconds.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Vertical lines in XP

Hi and welcome. Please do not duplicate post....keep all replies here:
http://forums.techguy.org/t408012.html
 

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Question: Vertical Lines

Discovered purple/blue vertical lines going down my laptop. At the very top the lines are very dark... as the line down down the line gets fainter and looks invisible but in some random spots there is some dark spots. Its probably about 10 pixels wide. The first time I turned it on it was a solid blue line all the way down but now it is blue and purple for the most part and varies in visibility through the day. Not sure if this is a video card issue or the LCD monitor. Any comments to fix or what is wrong is appreciated. Thanks!
 

Answer:Vertical Lines

I remember the day before they appeared I had my laptop closed but was still on sleeping for quite some time. Just did the same thing for a couple hours right now and went and checked on it and the lines appeared darker. Not sure if theres any correlation there but thought itd be worth nothing.
 

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Question: Red vertical Lines

Having problems with red vertical lines when any game louched or at windows start up , had nv4_disp error reinstalled video drivers - same , once runed system repair , before it , screen frozen , but mouse still can move , than screen goes black , wait about 5 sec. and pc runing... after repair this error is gone. red stripes: http://i815.photobucket.com/albums/...

Answer:Red vertical Lines

1: The monitor or video card are faulty. 1a: Borrow another monitor & try.1b: Try the video card in another comp or borrow a card & try it in your's.http://snippets.com/what-could-be-c...2: The wrong driver is being used for the video card. 3: The refresh rate is out of range for the monitor. What does "Optimal" Refresh Rate really mean? http://www.d-silence.com/video/refr...To change the refresh frequency for your monitorhttp://pcsupport.about.com/od/video...http://www.mysuperpc.com/vcu/monito...http://www.microsoft.com/resources/...4: Remove the dust off the video card fan, power supply fan & any other fan.Information about cleaning computer componentshttp://www.computerhope.com/cleanin...http://www.wiscocomputing.com/artic...http://www.librarysupportstaff.com/...http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tut...Getting The Grunge Out Of Your PC, Fred Langa cleans the dirtiest PC he can find, and along the way shows you how you can easily tackle yours.http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...http://www.informationweek.com/stor...Quiet noisy computer fans with a drop of oilhttp://techrepublic.com.com/5100-62...

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Question: Vertical lines

I have vertical lines on both my laptops yellow, light green, and pink, I did let my norton virus protection run out Can you tell me how to fix this problem The screen just slowly keeps getting more lines

Jerry

Answer:Vertical lines

I actually had that with a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop and I installed an updated video driver and restarted and the problem never came back. You could try that but if it doesnt work than most likely your screen has gone bad and will need to be replaced.

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Question: Vertical Lines

Over the years a friend of mine sends mail with vertical lines down the left had side of the page. When I had XP that was fine as I knew how to remove them before sending the mail on if needed.
Now I'm with Widows 8 I don't have a clue. Is there any one out there who can help please. arram

Answer:Vertical Lines

arram, what are you using for email? You could just copy the text instead of forwarding the whole email.

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Question: Vertical Lines

Hello Every One
I have Windows 8 with Outlook 2007 as e-mail.
In the old XP days when ever I received e-mail with that annoying vertical line down the side of the page it was simple enough to get rid of them by using the instructions below. Now of course in this modern world things are different with tool bars turning into ribbons. When I open the e-mail there is no View.
Can some one, if it's possible convert the XP instructions below into Windows 8 please. arram.

Lets see if this helps: Open the email and click Forward: Now, click View on the Menu Bar: Now look for SOURCE at the bottom tab and click: Now look through the SOURCE CODE and find a selection that starts with something called <BLOCKQUOTE>Now, if there is one line in the email you should see it once. For each blue line you will see it listed. Highlight each line in the screenshot below and delete:

Answer:Vertical Lines

Have you tried this?

There is another way in Outlook to do this which is even easier. Outlook has keyboard shortcuts to “Clear Formatting”: CTRL+SHIFT+Z or CTRL+SPACEBAR. Either of these methods will remove the blue vertical line.

source: Removing the Blue Lines in Forwarded Emails | Worldstart's Tech Tips Newsletter

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whenever i put my laptop to sleep and turn it on i get vertical lines on screen and then i have to force shutdown my laptop to use it again. I am getting this problem from few days and searched for it online . This problem is related to my Intel GPU . Could use some help .
 

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My mother-in-laws calls me today with a compter problem. She says it has blue vertical lines on the monitor and won't complete the boot cycle. I told her to power down and wait several minutes for a cool down. Then I had her try and boot in safe mode but it still wouldn't boot. The end result is, as she describes, a fuzzy screen with blue vertical line. What do I do next?

thanks,
Lenny

Answer:Blue vertical lines

You're probably going to have to visit Mom. Bring another monitor with you. If it works, the monitor is bad. If not it needs a new video card.

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I have a Macbook Pro A1261 with Windows XP as the OS. When i turn on the Mac the screen starts bugging out. Different colors start flashing all over the screen. After Windows starts up it settles down but it has vertical lines across the screen. i swapped the screen out and i have the same problem. any help will be greatly be appreciated. Ty.
 

Answer:Vertical lines on screen

How did you install Windows? Does this happen when you boot into Mac OS-X, or only your Windows install? If only Windows, then bad driver not compatible with your machine, for the Graphics chipset.

You can always take it to the Genius bar at your local Apple Store (not Best Buy Geek Squad, a real Apple Store), and they can take a look at it, to see what is going on.
 

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Hi,
I bought this F10 in Poland over 18 months ago so guarantee has expired.
I would like to fix it and bring back to life only if costs of repairing won't go over buying brand new one. I am sending few screens so it might be helpful in diagnosing the problem. I hope it's not the case of getting new graphic card.
It also needs new keyboard as friend spat coffee on it. Something around 1 month later after that coffee accident, laptop went crazy, display seems to be damaged (as on screens), fan works on full performance and windows run only under safe mode with low screen settings - 800x600:4bit. However I am able to change resolution to 1296x800:32bit but laptop works even slower.

Would there be a chance that I can fix that? Let me know.
Radek

Answer:Vertical lines on Qosmio F10

Hi,

if I were you I would ask your friend to buy you a new notebook. If you spill liquids over a notebook without afterwards cleaning the core components from that spilled liquid (coffee, coke, etc..) your machine is irreversibly damaged and it would cost more to repair it then to buy a new machine.

I had the same situation and my machine was after that unusable.... for forever.

Sorry dude, but I think a new machine to buy is better to repair it.

Greets

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) X2 Dual-Core Mobile RM-72, AMD64 Family 17 Model 3 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227287 MB, Free - 131847 MB; D: Total - 11183 MB, Free - 1881 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30F2
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled

I would check the other posts first, but don't have much time before my comp crashes again. After just a few minutes, the screen will convert to all vertical stripes - thin ones - like pin stripes. Shows up on different color backgrounds. I have to turn my laptop off, restart it, and sometimes it works, but sometimes it turns itself back off. Have you heard of this problem. I've had this comp for about 3 yrs. Hate it! Hate Vista.... should I just trash it and get another one. This is a serious problem isn't it?
Thanks for your help... wlll check back whenever I can make it work.
 

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I’m having a strange problem with a HP Pavilion DV5000 laptop.

When i turn the laptop on nothing appears to the screen. The back light however done turn on. After about 30 seconds vertical lines start appearing on the screen.

I plugged it into an external monitor and the external screen works fine so i figured that rules out any problem with the GPU. I tried replacing the screen but the same problem occurs. I then retried replacing the screen cable but again, the same problem. Is it likely at this stage that the problem is with the GPU? even though it works on the external screen.

Any help would be appreciated

Thank you in advance.
 

Answer:Vertical lines on screen

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My os is xphome. I want to rule vertical lines on A4 paper using either Wordpad or AbiWord. These are the only 2 progs I have for this purpose. Is it possible to do this, and if so, How. I don`t want to have to get a special prog to do it as this will be a oneoff job. Many thanks.

Answer:Ruling vertical lines.

Does this help any, for Abiword? click hereAlthough I would guess OpenOffice is better at doing it. click here and it's free.

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how do i get rid of colored vertical lines my screen is frozen ican't do anything

Answer:how do I get rid of colored vertical lines

Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic. Continue here -http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...intel P4 3.0ghz HTTATI 9800 Pro AGP 8x2 x 1gb Corsair DDR4002 x 250gb HDDWindoze XP SP3

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i know this is not a pc problem but i am hoping someone can help, i have a samsung 40" lcd tv and i have these coloured lines down the left hand side of the screen, when i first switch on these lines are numerous but after approx 20mins one red line remains, pls can anyone help

Answer:vertical coloured lines on tv

I think that you will have to call a TV engineer out or if under warranty call Samsung as I suspect that your screen has developed a fault.

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I have an older gateway computer that I had to replace the HD and the ram. Everything works flawlessly except one issue. When I boot the computer at startup (during bios also) there are a bunch of thick vertical lines making it hard for me to see bios or anything before windows loads. As soon as Windows loads up, they disappear. this was happening at first when i installed Windows XP Pro, but then it found the drivers for my VGA and it went away EXCEPT at boot. Any suggestions? This is driving me nuts because I want to get into my Bios and I can't see much with these lines.
 

Answer:Vertical Lines at startup??? HELP!!

Anyone?
 

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Hello. Yesterday computer suddenly shut down. I turned on it again, but I can see grind vertical lines across lcd and when windows are starting it just shuts down(before reaching desktop). Safe mode works fine(without grind lines), I tried to reinstall graphic card and monitor drivers, clean off the dust from graphic card, checked the wires, but still windows can't normally start. I am thinking maybe monitor or graphic card are damaged or burned down, but I don't really know much about that.

Do you have any ideas how to fix this?
And sorry for bad English.
 

Answer:Grind vertical lines across lcd

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I bought an ATI 64Mb videocard Saphire 7000 that worked great for a couple months, then a few weeks ago when I play games (WW2 Fighters/Shogo), after a few minutes the screen is covered with dark vertical lines. Surfing the net and other activities work fine, just the games. I have to restart the computer to get rid of the lines. I have reloaded the driver, reinstalled the card, switched power supplies. My computer is pretty ancient, 350Mhz P2, 10G HD, 392 Mb EEC Sdram 2x AGP win98se Intel chipset. Any ideas???
 

Answer:ATI 7000 vertical lines

I have almost an identical card, ATI built, and never experienced what you describe. I'm not a gamer, but I did notice that attempting to do 3D benchmarking on the card, the display would go crazy. I've since upgraded to a newer card.

You might try posting your question on the Rage 3D forum, which focuses on ATI cards of all types. I'm fairly certain someone there might be able to help you out.

Good luck.

Chris
 

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i'm currently getting Pink Verticles Lines on the screen, my graphics card is integrated and the problem is happening after the graphics card is getting hot after 2-3 hours, then it started doing it when the computer was turned on.

HELP!

Answer:pink vertical lines

2-3 hours doing what? Playing a game? How do you know it's heating up?

Do you have a second monitor that you can use to test if it is the graphics?

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Hi, so I often get these problems, i.e vertical lines running on my display, they seem to be moving from right to left, or a solid-coloured sreen after which my pc hangs and needs to be rebooted. both of these problems seem to dissapear after rebooting pc, but they soon reapear. sometimes they dont apear for several days, and sometimes that happens every 5 minutes. I already tried using different monitor, but the problems persist, so i know its not my monitor. I asume, that my gpu is starting to die, but im not sure, so I was wondering how I could find that out.
My gpu is Gtx 260 216 cores.

Answer:Vertical lines on screen

Yes, your GPU is more than likely dying. Check your idle and load temperatures using a program like EVGA Precision or MSI Afterburner.

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There vertical lines on my laptop computer that wont go away.I've turned the computer off but they wont go away.There just lines flashing from side to side continuing to move as I try to use my computer.

Answer:how to get rid of vertical lines on monitor

dead/stuck pixels

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hi
I accidently dropped my monitor whilest carrying it down very steep stairs. After that it now has vertical lines across the screen. Also there's a part of the screen that looks darker. When you first turn on the monitor this area is small but then it goes bigger.

Is this repairable? Is it likely that I would have to replace the lcd module itself? It's a good few years old.

I suspect it also has an issue with the light source as well because sometimes it has trouble lighting up the screen. But generally as it heats up it's brighter.

To be honest I'm getting a new one but am just curious. Also I've always had an interest in electronics. Also is repairing this potientially dangerous? It's only 12V and at less than 5amps.
 

Answer:TFT monitor with vertical lines

For what you can buy monitors for these days, it's cheaper to replace-unless it's some sort of big screen. If you see vertical lines, that tells me the module is gone, which over time, LCD's do that anyway.
 

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Hi,I recently bought i5 3570k and radeon 7850, so the problem i am facing is that mostly during gaming(in dark backgrounds) i see some broad vertical lines. my monitor is GL benq 2030 and it has a vga connection and i use the dvi to vga connector i got with the graphic card(radeon 7850). To my surprise i didn't notice any such vertical lines when i connected the very same pc to my old CRT monitor,only with this new monitor i am facing vertical lines flowing upside down. I have enabled tripple buffering and vsync in games that have that option, also lucid logic virtu mvp i got with asus board is also installed. Please help me in knowing exactly what is causing this display issue and what can i do to have it resolved, either its graphic card problem or monitor problem,Please help me out. thanks

Answer:Vertical Lines Monitor

Verify that GL benq 2030 refresh rate is 60Hz, under Control Panel--Display--Settings--Advanced--MonitorLCD/LED monitors are locked at 60Hz, CRT's could be set at various rates.  Plug & Play monitors should set this automatically.Could also be a bad connection.  Does your graphics card have VGA or only DVI?Your monitor has a DVI input, so why do you need the adapter?http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/gl2030/specifications

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I have vertical lines on my desktop pc. It looks 3d. It is not the monitor I checked that. It says it could be the video card. I dont think i have a video card. It is factory and the monitor cable is plugged in to a little box that is hooked on the mother board. What can I do to fix this. Do I need a video card installed, will that fix it?
 

Answer:Vertical lines on monitor looks 3d.

Hardware brand and model?

If it's displays images on a monitor, then it has a video chipset, regardless of whether it's an actual video card. And yes, most graphical display issues like this are typically a faulty video chipset or the power supply.
 

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I bought P71 Thinkpad a week ago. The first thing I noticed  after I unpacked the box, that there is a vertical line on screen. I bought this laptop from Lenovo website and delivered in USA. I live in UAE where this model is not available, so no Lenovo service center is willing to take and solve this issue.  any help will highly appreciated. 

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Hi, I am after some advice. I have a HP Screen, which has developed 4 vertical lines down the screen. 3 lines are blue and one is red. Whilst carrying my screen from the carpark to my office, it started raining. The lines appeared after this , I think this maybe due to water damage? I was wondring if this was repairable? Thanks in advance  

Answer:HP Screen Vertical Lines

I'm afraid it's not repairable.  Find your device in the following link to view the part number of the replacement screen. http://partsurfer.hp.com/search.aspx  

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so my computer freezes with vertical blue lines no idea what the problem is ive tried updating graphics drivers and checking device manager didnt help ive ran a few virus scans with malware bytes with nothing being picked up so im at a loss of what it could be any one know what to do ?

Answer:vertical blue lines

It appears that your video card is failing or there is a loose cable.

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Have an old pentium III computer running windows xp. Was wanting to use it as a second PC but when I start it up coloured vertical lines appear on the screen. There is no time for the operating system to appear. When this was my main computer this sometimes happened when it had been unplugged for a length of time but usually worked fine after rebooting. When i had to use it again recently due to problems with my new computer the lines appeared every time. After restarting numerous times it eventually boots ok. Have tried reseating the graphics card but no difference. Monitor is fine. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:coloured vertical lines

I would say faulty G-card

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My Laptop was in tip top condition after a recent reformat. Antivirus is up to date, and nothing shows on scans.The screen went a cream colour with fine vertical coloured lines. I shut it down and started up again and it worked without problem for two days. Yesterday it happened again, and after a shutdown it started with lots of changing lines, horizontal and vertical.I have a Toshiba factory reformat disc and did that last night, with no improvement. I have really bitten the bullet and am scrubbing the hard drive with that option on my disc. It has taken all night and hopefully will finish in a couple of hours. The Toshiba Window is up now showing the progress, but with a watermark of these lines.It is not looking good. I am not an expert, just self taught when I need to learn something. I am assuming it is something to do with the display?

Answer:Vertical lines on screen

If there is no physical damage to the screen itself, or to the connection on the motherboard that the screen plugs into, the display should appear normal before you get to the Windows loading screen. Is this the case?

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Hello,
I have nvidia 8800GTS 320mb from Point of View EXD edition (overclocked from factory).
It served me well for 2 years but now I have problems.

I've entered a game played for few seconds and got artifacts, so I exit the game lowered the graphic settings and entered again, still got artifacts, so I exit, I didn't play any game till the evening but the pc where on.

After about 6 hours I've entered another game and then my pc stuck with odd lines on the screen.

Now I have lines and dots from start up and even in bios..
and in safe mode and VGA mode too..

Is this only video card failure or could it be more then that? like mother board or I don't know..
And could the source for this be a virus or just over cooked?
Because then I will just buy a new card as my warranty run off..

Thanks alot,
Lith

P.S:
my pc:
Windows XP x64 bit
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Nvidia 8800gts 320mb
2GB ram
Asus P5K mother board
 

Answer:Vertical lines from start up

Try updating the drivers:




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nVidia Video Card Drivers
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Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

Computer stats: Asus gaming laptop running windows 7 home premium.
Thanks,

atc142730

Answer:Red Vertical Lines on Screen

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Originally Posted by atc142730


Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

Computer stats: Asus gaming laptop running windows 7 home premium.
Thanks,

atc142730




It might be the graphic card it seems that those vertical red lines are artifacts or it could be software related to the graphic card, I just had a similar issue but the red lines where horizontal. But mine was way worst it would shut down and show a blue screen telling me and error that points to the graphic card.

Try reinstalling the software for your graphic card, see how that works.


Have you heard weird noises of the fan before that?
By the way how old is your graphic card, wich type of graphic card and how do you use it. ?
Ex: I play "Name of game" for 6 hours non stop 7 days a week.

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Hello guys,

I have a Toshiba Satellite M60-104 and the last few months I noticed vertical lines on the LCD. How can I resolve the problem?

Any answer will be helpful,

thanx

Answer:Satellite M60-104 - Vertical lines on the LCD

Hello

First you should check if you have the same issue on an external monitor. So you can make sure if the problem is the graphic card or display.

However, I think the mainboard or display must be replaced. For this you can go to an authorized service provider.

Greets

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Apologies if this is in the wrong place.

The vertical lines problem have just started happening in flash games. It's like all the graphics get shoved together and then they go back to normal. Any idea what it is? I thought it was a driver problem and updated it but it's still happening.
 

Answer:Vertical lines across page

Welcome to the forums.
Post your computer specs
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
If it is a big box computer give us the manufacturer and the model #
 

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I am experiencing vertical flickering lines on my monitor.  When I move the mouse around it will sometimes help clear it up.  It seems to be getting worse with time.  I have updated my video card and my refresh rate and cables are good.  I tried switching to a new monitor and the problem is still there.  Does anyone have any idea what else I can try?  Thanks

Answer:Vertical lines on monitor

With all power unplugged open the case and remove and re-seat the vid card.Leave the case open for now so you can make sure the vid card fan works properly on power up.If this still persists as you have tried 2 monitors already the card may be failing.

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Recently, one by one, different coloured vertical lines have appeared on my Dell Windows XP laptop screen. There are now 5 of them. Can anyone give me a step by step guide on how to fix this issue?

Answer:How do I get rid of vertical lines on screen?

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My NEC Versa laptop has vertical running lines at startup. Device manager shows the graphic card as the problem "The device cannot start (Code 10)"
Windows searched for a newer driver but none appeared. Once I get past the start up screen I can operate normally but I suppose the startup screen problem is a warning that things will crash sooner or later. I have searched the net to find out if the graphic card is integrated with the mother board but can't find any info. If that is the case is there anything I can do or is it a new machine given that laptop repairs are so expensive?
 

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beezneez said:





My NEC Versa laptop has vertical running lines at startup. Device manager shows the graphic card as the problem "The device cannot start (Code 10)"
Windows searched for a newer driver but none appeared. Once I get past the start up screen I can operate normally but I suppose the startup screen problem is a warning that things will crash sooner or later. I have searched the net to find out if the graphic card is integrated with the mother board but can't find any info. If that is the case is there anything I can do or is it a new machine given that laptop repairs are so expensive?Click to expand...

Let's start with the exact model number of your laptop and the operating system you're running (XP, Vista, 7). Then we can probably find the type of video chip in the laptop and point you to a driver.

Sam
 

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I have a 17" Korea Data Systems monitor. I has just started getting gray vertical lines all the way across the screen where ever there is any kind of wording. the lines are only as wide as the words. Is it my monitor or is the video card going bad? I think the monitor is about 4 years old.
 

Answer:Vertical lines on monitor

First thing to do is to hook it up to another computer to see which it is. If it does the same thing on another computer, it is to replace it. It would probably cost more than a new one to get it repaired.

Ig it does not do it on another computer, I would reinstall the drivers for the video card and monitor first and if that does not do it then replace the video card.
 

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Son has satellite L50-C-!PD. He rotated the screen using ctrl , Alt & direction arrows. Now when screen is correctly orientated there are vertical lines across it. No lines appear when screen is rotated any other orientation.
aNY IDEAS PLEASE.

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Today when I got back from work my desktop could be seen but I have blinking blue/pink vertical lines that wont go away. I can do everything normally but i dont know why i see those lines. Btw I have a Dell Inspiron 600m that runs on Windows XP.
thanks!
 

Answer:Vertical lines on screen

Did you try rebooting your system, or shutting it completely down and restarting? If not, try it.
 

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Please, help me...Two vertical lines approx. 2 inches, of width one is black and one is white.They appear on my lcd monitor in the left middle since the boot. Always in the same position.After, when the desktop appears, the black's one remains black and the white's one becames of a casual color (or a combination of multiple moving colors) .I tried to use an external monitor and i didn't have the problem.I tried with PC doctor hardware test but all tests have been passed. I would like to understand if the problem is the video driver, the lcd monitor, the connector between the lcd and the mother board or the GPU. If the GPU is the problem, can I substitute it without changing the mother board or not? My PC is Thinkpad R60 9461-DXG and it's 2 years old.My BIOS release is 7CETD2WW (2.22)My O.S. is Windows XP pro SP3.My GPU is ATI Radeon X1400My video driver release is 8.442.3.0 03/01/2008













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Answer:Two vertical lines on my LCD monitor

Hello I often saw a problem like this when the connection cable from the mainboard to the display is broken. Does the lines change when you move the screen a half-open position or a position with the screen flappen up at all? I think it is not a problem of your mainboard but  probably of your display. Either the wires in the hinge or the display itself. 

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I bought my HP laptop in March of 05. It's an zd8000, and I bought the accidental damage warranty. I recently took a trip to DC and brought my laptop with me. After about a week into my trip, I saw thin vertical pink line on my monitor. I didn't drop the laptop and kept it in the hotel room the entire time I was there. Now, it's several weeks later, and I've got more vertical lines on my pc. See pic below.

I am guessing that either monitor of the video card is going bad. Could this be caused by accidental damage? I purchased an accidental warranty plan; they didn't offer any warranty for any sort of damage due to wear and tear. I'm actually kind of hoping that's accidental damage b.c. the manufacturer warranty expired and I know that replacing a video card or motherboard is not cheap. I can't afford costly repairs, much less to buy a new laptop.
 

Answer:vertical lines on my monitor

First of all, try hooking up your laptop to another monitor to see if its your videocard. If it is still there, there may be a problem with your horizontal deflection circuit. If your warranty doesnt cover this, you can turn it into a repair shop, but don't let them charge you more than $75-$80, because they may try to rip u off. However, I think this problem has been caused alot in Toshiba satellites, it's a common defect. :-\
 

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I have vertical lines that are 3/4 of the way down on my screen, have had for a couple of days. They are so bad that I can't see through them. Help me get them OFF.
 

Answer:Vertical lines across screen

You might start with make/model numbers and whether this is a TV, computer display, CRT, LCD, what?
 

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