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White area in LCD screen with colored vertical lines

Hi, I have an Acer 8920G laptop, that I have only had for about three months, I bought it at the end of August. About a month ago I switched the laptop, after a completely normal session the day before, and the about an 8th of the right hand side of the screen was all white with a few vertical colored lines in it and nothing else. This never changes within a session of having the laptop on, but it does vary between sessions. For a while I was switching it on and it had a thing white line about four fifths of the way along the screen and then a normal image on the other side of the line, where previously it had been all white.
I originally though that the display potential of that side of the screen was lost, but after seeing that it does have the potential to display an image it has confused me.
At the moment the white area has increased to take up about a quarter of the screen, and has been fluxuating between these 3 states.
Any help would be greatly appreciated as I love my Acer laptop apart from this really annoying problem.

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  • b3nfather Nov 30, 2008

    I'm thinking it may be a problem with the cable that connects the cable to the LCD screen. Does anybody have an idea how to be able to see if this cable is pushed in properly? It looks like it is located on the left side when I unscrew and uncover the cylinder hinge area where the laptop meets the LCD screen, but I can't see any connection from here.

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LCD needs to be replaced.
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