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Dell 1501 Laptop. Have a 2 inch vertical bar that is almost in the center of the laptop screen. This doesn't show up with a external monitor. Have updated bios and video driver and nothing seems to fix it. Everything was ok before I updated the bios and now I cannot go back. Dell says the Screen is now. (for updating bios that sounds far fetched to me)

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Unfortunately this usually is an LCD screen or cable problem and could just be coincidence. You CAN revert to a previous BIOS version, but I am not aware of a way to get one.

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