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Purple band My laptop has developed a purple band down right hand side about 40mm wide and about 40mm in from the side. How can I fix this? i have same problem,a purple band of 50mm wide running from the top to bottom ,not always but clearly seen when playing video clips

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Re: Purple band

It lloks like the video cable or inverter may be bad. Worst case scenario is the LCD may be bad. Try replacing cable or inverter first.

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