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Colored vertical lines

I'll be on the internet and at random times, it seems, a bunch of colored lines just appear. Sometimes all over the screen and sometimes just over pictures or videos. It's been doing this constantly lately, is there anything I can do to fix it?

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  • mark wallace
    mark wallace Jan 18, 2008

    ive had red vertical lines on my monitor for 2 days now and have no idea how to fix it. can anyone help?

    graphics card and onboard card both ok. monitor lead is ok all drivers are ok.

  • houli253 Apr 08, 2008

    I actually found out it was my Video Card, it was fried and I had to get it replaced.



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This is caused by the driver tabs between the LCD panel and the controller board that runs it inside.
In general, it is not a repairable thing, and can be very expensive to repair if you choose to go that route.
Please note this is not the video card that is inside the monitor,(where your cable from the PC connects to the monitor) but the actual driver board for the panel.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008


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