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Vertical red line on LCD computer screen

When I twist the screen the line goes away, so is the whole screen shot or what? I've opened up the laptop, but nothing looks awry, although I'm not sure what I'm looking for. If it does need to be replaced, do you know if I need an inverter? I've checked ebay, and I'm not really sure which one I need. Are screens easy enough to replace--easy, as say, replacing the keyboard?

Thanks for whatever answers you can provide.

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  • bridgetml Sep 28, 2008

    i have this prob too.. there is a red vertical line on my lcd screen which has been there for years. I noticed that it is exactly inline with the start menu, perhaps indicating that it has something to do with that menu opening alot? i don't know, but i do know that it does not actually affect the comp in anyway and it can stay there for years without any problems.

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When the problem is lines/pixalization or whole areas Black or discolored it is generally the LCD T.A.B.(Tape-Automated Bonding) technology is no longer transferring data. So to make a long story short your LCD is going. But it could last for years before any further problems arise. If it is that annoying replace it.

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