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Vertical Lines in the Monitor

The monitor on my Dell Inspiron 9300 has many vertical lines. Lines are
multi-colored and are increasing daily. Is the only answer a new monitor? What started out as 1 vertical line on each side of the monitor has grown to about 30 lines in six months.

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    Mine also has a thin green line about 1 1/2 inches from the right side of the monitor; this developed yesterday, less than 24 hours ago. The computer was bought 11/11/05, so it's out of warranty. I hooked it up to an external monitor, and the line wasn only present on the LCD. The line was present during the pre-boot testing and the LCD testing that Dell's website had me try. I don't have the extra money to call them, so if it continues after reseating the cable, I will most likely end up replacing the LCD myself.

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Unofortunatly your monitor is going going going and maybe gone. If you are still under warranty call Dell ASAP, but it turns out that this issue is very common. There have been lots of complaints of monitors only lasting as long as the warranty period.

The only real solution is to replace the LCD. It is any easy fix for a DIY project if you have a bit of time and patience, if you dont then you are looking at spending on anywhere from 200 - 500 on parts and labor.

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Sound like the cable was lose connection between LCD panel and mother board. I fixed this problem before for this Dell module.

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The possible reasons for this could be;

1.)A loose connection between either the graphics card and the computer mainboard or between the Graphics Card and the Computer Monitor.
2.)Your LCD monitor has become faulty and either needs to be repaired by a technician or replaced.
3.)Your graphics card need to be cleaned, clean the gold finger contact on the card.

However in my experience I would say that the monitor has become faulty, try this monitor on another computer and if it still displays vertical lines then you know that this is the case.

If your monitor works on another computer then I would say that your computer or Graphics card is having some troubles.
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