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Red line across top half of screen

Red lines across the top half of screen about half an inch apart. Red vertical line down the middle left side of the screen.

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Uh-Oh.. Sounds like the BGA RAM in the video circuit. (These units are Intel based and Core 2 duo if posted correct).. We can repair if you need help and its under warranty and sorry its not a home remedy situation..

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