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Display has lines on it

I can still see the background and the laptop works, but the screen has several lines on it like bar codes.

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  • kkazem Jan 09, 2009

    Thanks for your reply. The lines are all across the screen. Horizontal, with fixed interruptions, and like red colored small bar-codes.

  • Quickfx PC Repair May 11, 2010

    Are the lines all the way across the screen ?
    Are they vertical or horizontal ?



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Well I hate to say it but there is a problem with either the motherboard/video card or the screen itself. Neither of which you can repair yourself.
If it's still under warranty id contact Toshiba (Google there website)
and find out how to send it to them and ask anything else you wanna know and let them repair.

If its not under warranty you can either buy a new laptop, or find the parts if your lucky on Ebay, and repair it yourself but you don't know if its the motherboard/video card or Screen (Hard to find out which without a service tech looking at it). Plus Laptops aren't as easy to work on even with instructions.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

  • Quickfx PC Repair Jan 09, 2009

    I hope this helps, post back if you have additional information or comments about my post. Feel free to leave positive feedback if this helped out. Thank you for stopping by Fixya!



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