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Notebook screen lines

Hello all! Started off having north-south 'lines' on the left hand side of the monitor which changed in size/colour as i adjusted (open/closed) the monitor angle. Now they are permanantly monitor is illegible on that side. Questions: has it got to do with the hinge/video cable, do i need a new screen or cable or is it fixable? Had a nintendo ds2 that did the same thing once and a friend pulled it apart, put it back together and it was fine!!! Don't know if this is the same... Any advice appreciated...thanks. RL

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Re: Notebook screen lines

IT may be simple as reseating the ribbon cable on the side of the LCD display- the initial problem indicated that, but now the cable may have become totally unseated. Otherwise it may be just a bad cable. Try plugging the Laptop into a CRT or external monitor, if the picture is fine, reseat or replace the connecting cable to the LCD panel in the laptop. Kegtapper

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