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Screen display has gotten smaller.

Ive been using this unit for about a year and have had no problems up until now. My display for some reason suddenly got smaller. I can still see the entire window, but there is a portion about 2 inches wide on the right and half an inch on the bottom of the screen that suddenly no longer displays anything, almost as though the computer doesnt know that its there. Along the right side the screen is black, and the bottom there are many lines of different colors. The computer is still working fine except for this problem. Does anyone have any suggestions to get the full screen working again?

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Re: Screen display has gotten smaller.

Should you need any help replacing this, this site has instructions on replacing the LCD, as well as how to figure out which version of the LCD your laptop uses. Apparently Toshiba used more than one version in their M45-S351 They also sell the displays, but I didn't see how good their prices were, since I didn't know which one you needed.

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Re: Screen display has gotten smaller.

Well this is unusual & interesting.. (sic)I can still see the entire window(sic) I wonder if somehow the Display Drivers have gotten Screwed up.. Try un-installing your graphics hardware Drivers,then re-install the latest Drivers for your system. Of course B4 ya do any of that try adjusting your windows display to any other resolution and see if this changes things.. Below is a helpful link...

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