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A white patch is appearing on the LCD

A white patch about 6 cm wide is appearing on the right side of my screen. The patch is a little translucent and see through. I read somewhere that another person faced an identical problem and had the patch of the same size and colour and later the patch colour changed to solid blue. Could the problem be with the LCD, the inverter or the graphics card?


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  • b_sriram Sep 06, 2008

    The problem occurred after I hooked on my laptop to a projector. I used the projector for about 4-5 hours and then kept the laptop in my bag in the standby mode. Could this have caused any problem?

  • Ron Roske May 11, 2010

    Is the patch a small roundish area or actually a white streak from top to bottom of the screen? Please describe it as well as possible and maybe we can help a little better.


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