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Hi, I have recently noticed that I have a blue single line down the monitor screen of my Sony Vaio VGN-A217M laptop. It runs from the top to bottom.
I have had the same problem
This happens from overheating or from physically abusing the screen
I have an acer, which can take a lot of punishment, but i throw it around and keep it on 24/7 until it gets so hot the plastic starts to smell and melt
Awesome computer, it still works very well for the price (500$)
It developed blue lines on the screen lately and i know from previous experience acer will replace your screen as this may be a factory problem
If you're a freak like me who runs his computer all the time though, they aren't going to listen to you for one second and you have to deal with it
A) Dont use your computer as much (that sometimes fixes it)
B) Buy a better cooling deck
C) Dont abuse the screen (any bending or even the slightest tap can kill it)
D) If the problem doesnt go away, make peace with it and get used to it
E) Replace the screen (i dont want to, so now i have kewl blue lines on my screen)
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
I have had this fault just develop, i notice if itake top corners of the screen and pull the left corner away slightly and the right corner closer the line vianishes, the line is not visible if the screen on is white or very light blue, but any other color and its there
so I suspect this a loose/damaged connector pin in the color control
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
I have a blue line is was first just yellow and it turned blue one day and i need an answer on how to get rid of this really bad
Posted on Aug 07, 2009
I experienced the blue line down the middle of my Dell XPS140 laptop screen. I thought all was lost, but I just gave a few firm taps to the face of the screen up and down the line, and it went away! I feel lucky not having to spend any money to fix it!
Posted on Feb 27, 2009
Also got a blue line that just popped up last night that runs vertically from the top of the screen to the bottom. Shut it down for the night and turned it back on this morning and it's still there, and still here even as I type...
Posted on Mar 04, 2010
Dont leave your compter on for so long,,try to shut down ,,
and dont tap the screen if the blue line appears,,it may kill your screen..
handle with care!!!
Posted on May 31, 2009
I started having this problem too after my Compaq laptop overheated. I'm going to try leaving it off for a few days to see if that fixes the problem. If it doesn't then I'll just have to live with it.
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
Mhmm i've got the blue line also it was green at first but now went to a blue line i don't take much notice to it but from what i no of what causes this is excessive use of the computer or dropping/abusing it. i havent fixed mine yet nore will i bother. but how to solve this (think of your laptop as your child don't drop your child or abuse your child or don't use your child excessively. hehe =D hope it all works out
Posted on Dec 11, 2009
I am in Florida but heading back to Maryland soon. I wish someone could just answer my question as to whether it's a pixel or not.. Thanx.
Posted on Apr 22, 2008
You may need a replacement screen. where are you located
Posted on Apr 06, 2008
Grab the two top corners of the screen and pull then in gently and slightly it should disapear get some tap or something to hold it in that position and if you close the layot lid there may be a bow try your best to straighten it
Posted on Aug 18, 2013
I have this same problem and this is how i got rid of it i psychically abused the screen again to get rid of it haha and it work. I had a full rainbow of colors going down the screen and now i have just 2 color lines still working on it
Posted on Dec 30, 2010
I have a yellow line and two thumbs by it is a very bright blue line.
I think there is alot of reasons these lines come.
One is that your computer is old and you start runing out of screen electricity, then when your computer trys getting fix it uses the color you need instead of electricity. That yellow line on my laptop started like that and to get rid of it you have to buy color cards for laptops and plug them in. But they are really expensive.I usally try deleting all the pictures that I dont need and have a lot of MB used
but it's up to you. A second reason they pop up is that you wiped your computer with something that could leek in tiny holes of your computer and losen the stuff and sometimes the screen. When the screen gets losen it stops touching the color blocks on your computer so it starts sending color. But it's not like you could tell your computer where to put it. Sooo it just puts it in lines on your screen and will keep doing it intell you replace it or something.
When you replace your screen it mite go away. Some kinds of laptops have it gone then they comeback. But you mite try to take a chance of your money. My fingers are tired. I mite post some more reasons later this week.
Posted on Aug 05, 2010
I NOW HAVE A NEW HANNSPREE XM FLAT MONITOR---AFTER CLEANING MY KEYBOARD---I NOW HAVE A THIN LINE DOWN THE CENTRE OF MY SCREEN ALL THE TIME
Posted on Nov 01, 2008
I have a new flat monitor monitor---AFTER CLEANING MY KEYBOARD I NOW HAVE A THIN LINE OWN MONITOR SCREEN HOW DO I CORRECT THIS
Posted on Nov 01, 2008
I don't know what to do this is my mom's laptop computer and I never ever had this problem before until sometime on Tuesday and I never had this problem before on my mom's laptop computer.
Posted on Apr 15, 2010
There is simply no fix for this really other than replacing the screen when it gets too annoying to put up with. I've had a quote of £180 from a business to do it for me and I've found a 2nd hand replacement on an auction site for £125 if I fit it myself. I'm going to try the latter.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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