Question about Dell Inspiron 9300 Notebook
Hello! I've been using my Compaq Presario (M2223AP) Laptop for 2 years now, then all of a sudden I saw 2 vertical lines on the screen. 1 line is a clear red line (but not so thick & dark) located about 1/3 from the left of the screen while the other is a very faint (thin, almost transparent) line located about 1/5 from the right of the screen. I think it might be a monitor problem. I'm not very good in fixing computers so I have not done anything about it yet. I'd appreciate your help very much. Thanks! I have a dell inspiron 9300 with a straight vertical line running down the very center of the screen. How can I fix this? Is it a problem with the hard drive or the actual screen?
Try connecting an external monitor to the Dell Inspiron 9300 and see if the vertical line is also present on the monitor. If the monitor display is fine, then your laptop’s LCD display panel is defective. If the monitor also displays the vertical line, then your problem is with either the video card or motherboard located inside your laptop.
Not sure if the Compaq Presario has an external monitor plug, but if it does the above procedure can be applied to that one as well.
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Posted on Oct 19, 2008
I have a thin red line and a thin blue line going verticle on the left side of my screen. How can this be fixed?
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
I have had the same problem with my dell inspiron 9300. Not too long after I got it a line at the very top appeared and then a few months later another line appeared. It is like two small lines that are transparent and there is some kind of background showing through. Not really a problem but it is aggravating to look at.
Posted on Mar 24, 2010
Theres a black line going down the screen with a thin yellow bit in the black think when put the mouse at it you can not see the mouse and when when you pull it a way so how do a get it away
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There can be 3 possible reasons for this
1)Screen connector cable is loose. You can try to re-seat it and see if works.
2)display card problem. Connect your laptop to an external monitor and see if the problem persists. If it does not then
3)You will need to get a replacement LCD screen.
Hope this helps!
Posted on May 23, 2008
This appears to be a duplicate posting, see this link for the active post: http://www.fixya.com/support/t152864-vertical_lines_in_laptop_screen
Posted on Jul 22, 2007
myne has a green line also but i used to be able and tap it and it would go away after i did it a few times i got it again so i tried to compress it again but it wouldnt work :P
Posted on Aug 17, 2008
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