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Vertical line column

I have a column of green vertical lines on the right side of the scree going about half way up. the picture is great except for this grren column. Any ideas?

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  • shawnp Jan 28, 2008

    Thanks for taking a look. Does this type of problrm resolve itself? It has been there before but eventually would fix itself, this time it may be there for good.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    Solid 25mm vertical line in the middle

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Bad news any lines like that mean the communication between the pixels and drivers is broken.
the glue has come loose.
Most will say it cannot be fixed
but there are tricks. it requires the panel to be taken apart.
Only a real tech can fix it.
Warranty time.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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