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Lines down screen
« on: May 13, 2013, 03:34:16 PM »
A  couple of months ago the laptop developed a line down the screen, now another one has appeared.

Is there anyway i can repair this myself or cheaply?

The computer is old.

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 09:17:18 PM »
That is normally hardware related. Either the video card or the screen it self.

There are some so called self fixes. But normally there isnt anything you can do since it is hardware and not a software problem.

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2013, 09:46:25 PM »
Hi Shane thank you

What will eventually happen, get worse, whole screen will disappear etc?

How long normally will it last approx?

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2013, 10:17:47 PM »
No way to tell at all. A lot of times more lines will appear as time goes on. Might get worse might stay the same.

Only time will tell :-)

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2013, 04:25:08 PM »
No way to tell at all. A lot of times more lines will appear as time goes on. Might get worse might stay the same.

Only time will tell :-)

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Thanks Shane

Does having a separate screen running from the laptop (low resources) take up any more resources?

The reason being do i buy another computer or just run the as above.

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2013, 12:52:14 PM »
Wont make a impact on performance :wink:

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Re: Lines down screen
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2013, 05:50:08 AM »
A  couple of months ago the laptop developed a line down the screen, now another one has appeared.

Is there anyway i can repair this myself or cheaply?

The computer is old.

> Find an OLD REPAIR SHOP to replace the monitor OR ANOTHER SYSTEM Same as yours on some website like EBAY!