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My Sony fell off a footstool to a tile floor (< 1ft. drop).  Now the desktop has been shifted over to the left leaving a black band on the right side of the screen.  It also repeats the image on the bottom 1.5" of the display.  Loosened connection??  It seems as if the LCD works fine- it's just the signal that's messed up.

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Plug an external monitor into the notebook. See if the diplay is clear. If there is no problem with the display there the problem is with your lcd. You can check for a loose connection by disassembling the notebook. If the connections are ok you have probably done damage to the lcd from the impact of the fall. Now if you are not familiar with working with notebooks internally I would not reommend opening it. Check your warranty with the manufacturer to see if you are covered otherwise take it in for service if you can.

Hope this helps you

Posted on Oct 26, 2007

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