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Lenovo T-61 horizontal lines on right side of screen

I was getting the black screen and a message that the video driver had failed and recovered. Within a couple days, I started getting horizontal lines on the right 1/2 of the screen. I've updated the Nvidea Quadro NVS 140M driver, but it made no difference. Any ideas??????

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Sounds like you have a defective lcd screen, there are these conductive rubber pieces that lead the signal into the lcd panel and once the connection deteriorates there is no going back. this could still be replaced, there are laptop repair places that do it, but you have to have to weight your options with buying a new laptop, repair could be up to 50% of what your's is worth as a 2nd hand laptop.
if you're up for it, you can replace it yourself, it's pretty much plug and play, look for guides online, screens are on ebay.

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I think the problem is with your laptop lcd screen.call your customer support.

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