Welcome to BC Katrinalq. There could be a number of issues at hand :
1) Are your video drivers updated? You can check that by comparing your installed video drivers under MY COMPUTER RIGHTCLICK PROPPERTIES HARDWARE audio video with latest drivers on nthe laptop's manufacterer's website
2) There is a crack in the screen
3) You have installed software which gives issues with your video drivers
The cheapest is, if you have no problems with handling your laptop with the monitor, to remain doing so. There will be no problems as such. It would be however b etter to find out what is at hand overhere.
Edited by fozzie, 08 January 2007 - 05:51 AM.