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I have a single yellow vertical line running down the left side of my computer monitor, nothing has been dropped, and it doesn't appear when other monitors are plugged into the same computer.

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Booga is right. This indicates a column of pixels on the LCD itself has died. If it's under warranty, the manufacturer should fix it. Otherwise the only fix is to replace the LCD part of the screen itself which would cost more than a new monitor.

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Let me guess, its an LCD? Unfortunately this has happened with blue lines to our customers.

Sorry, but chances are you wont be able to do anything yourself, best to take it to where you bought it from (or ring the manufacturer) to get a replacement (if its still under warranty), else you may need to purchase a new one.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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