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#1 cute0206

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 05:59 PM

I was in the middle of responding to emails yesterday, then a black column about 2" wide appeared in the middle of the screen, any idea? the laptop still works just fine, but the screen is basically cut off in the middle

Edited by hamluis, 03 October 2011 - 11:33 AM.
Moved from Vista to Internal Hardware.


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Posted 03 October 2011 - 08:30 AM

Try uninstalling your video drivers...then reinstalling them.

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 10:47 AM

it doesn't work, i also tried system restore, still this black column right in the middle of my screen:-(

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 01:25 PM

Same thing in safe mode? If so, either the video card or the screen is shot

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 03:04 PM

yes, same thing:-( so the screen needs to be replaced?

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 03:39 PM

Either the screen or the video card. I suggest you take it to a repair shop or send it to the manufacturer.

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 05:59 AM

warranty has expired, probably wiser to just get a new laptop since repair is most likely to run up to a few hundred dollars:-(




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