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Vertical Lines in Monitor

I am having the same problems with the vertical lines. I currently have about 6 lines on my screen. They are always visible no matter where I go or what I do. I have a blue vertical line going across the monitor of my Acer Travelmate 2300. The machine is 3 years old, so I guess the hardware is deteriorating. I don't know if there is any cheap way to fix this. It is certainly a hardware problem - the line appears as soon as I start the computer.

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This is usually a screen problem and cannot be fixed however to verify if this is from the screen or from the video card you can connect a normal monitor to the back output connector of your laptop and check the display on the external screen.

This will tell you if it is the video card on the board or the actual screen. In either case it would be a hardware issue.

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