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Faint transparent band to right of 17" screen on toshiba sat. lap

This faint white or light gray band just appeared on the right most 2 inches of wide screen monitor on my toshiba satellite laptop. I didn't bang it or anything. Laptop is 4 years old, I can still use it, but would like to lose the band if possible.

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Further info, pics, comments, and updates on my Facebook page at

http://on.fb.me/mVwhVN

I already swapped out the TCON board with no improvement and replugged the TCON board cables with no improvement.

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Further info, pics, comments, and updates on my Facebook page at

http://on.fb.me/mVwhVN

I already swapped out the TCON board with no improvement and replugged the TCON board cables with no improvement.

Most likely it is the flat panel tab bond failure (panel made by Samsung). Further resolution updates will be on my Facebook page.

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Further info, pics, comments, and updates on my Facebook page at

http://on.fb.me/mVwhVN

I already swapped out the TCON board with no improvement and replugged the TCON board cables with no improvement.

Most likely it is the flat panel tab bond failure (panel made by Samsung). Further solution updates will be on my Facebook page.

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This problem occurs due power fluctuations and over heat .You have to change the laptop screen .No other way to go..

Good Luck
Siju.D

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