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Thick Vertical White Line Through My LCD Monitor!!!

I have a Toshiba Satellite P105-s6024 i had it for a little over a year now.
About 2 months ago i noticed a thin blue vertical line through the scree about 2" from the left side of the screen, after reading some of the answers on this website i knew there was a problem with the screen.
This morning i woke up finding a Thick White Line 1.5" thick at about 3" from the left side of the screen! i was shocked, so the first thing i do is restart my computer hoping its a mess up, but it persists, and it shows as soon as there is power in the LCD... i think its a fatal problem with the LCD but i am wanting to hear otherwise... please let me know if you know otherwise, or if you have any solutions...
Thank you...

The monitor specs are:
-17.0” diagonal widescreen TruBrite™ TFT active-matrix LCD
display at 1440x900 native resolution (WXGA+)

-Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with 32MB-128MB
dynamically allocated shared graphics memory

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  • soudan Nov 12, 2007

    The blue and white lines appear in the picture below.

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    I have the same size and description verticl line. Except mine is on the right side. Did a new LCD fix it?


  • osully58 Dec 31, 2008

    I have a thick vertical white line on my HP pavilion 8000 laptop.



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Wow I repaired a laptop, err actually the same exact model!! Same problem although the thick white line was about 1.5in to the right of where yours is. Anyway it was the screen itself (or my theory is the lcd itself is fine but the circuit board on the back top of the LCD screen is bad) Either way its best to replace the whole LCD. You can find compatible replacement LCD online between $175-$250 a bit less if you buy used.

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You can check if it is a screen or not. Connect another screen to your laptop. If you dont have anotherone you can use your friends screen or go to the nerest computer store and test one there. That way you know 100% it is the screen or another thing: video card wireing...

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