Re: a horizontal (2mm wide gray line) appears along my...
Try plugging into an external monitor.. if the screen looks ok then it is most likely the laptop LCD screen is bad.. had the same thing on a HP laptop .. replaced the screen and all was well again with the world...
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The color red and especially red colored lines or a pinkish hue are indicative of an impending screen failure. The only other possibility is that the data cable on the left backside of the lcd panel may be loose at the socket or on the motherboard. 9 times out of 10 though, it is the lcd panel that it failing.
Please follow these instruction to predict the possible errors,
Upon powering on the laptop, press and release many time the F8 button of your laptop until this window appear... Select the highligted in yellow... Post the error codes you can see on your screen for the next troubleshooting tip...
I wen t to Dell website and did search for 1501 Inspiron laptop. After I found the product, I entered "black screen" and did another search. The search brought up 3 problems. One of them had several of the problems I had encountered, including black screen, horizontal lines, blue screen at times.
The solution was to download and update my Video driver. This seems to have solved my issues.
Ketaluv I'm sorry to say that your screen has been damaged somehow and needs to be sent to dell they have the best in customer service. I know i've worked with them Take care .. be mucho blessed... Mark