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If you are comfortable with removing the lcd bevel from your laptop, you can check to see if it is the flex cable itself. Above the keyboard between the f1-f12 keys and the actual LCD screen itself is a small plastic strip that covers the LCD flex cable, as well as often contains various case screws that keep the unit together.
If you are careful, it should be mildly easy to snap out the small plastic anchoring hooks from the sides and center of the strip and remove it. Underneath that strip you will find a somewhat thick cable that looks like it is wrapped in micro-chain link tape (it's actually electromagnetic shielding tape). Trace the cable to where it connects to the computer near the keyboard, gently detach the socket, and re-attach it to ensure that it is properly connected. This is not something you should have to do, but if you are troubleshooting for the cause of the red lines on your screen, this is the most probable cause.)
The cable, the connection, or the on-board video card itself could all be culprits as to why you are experiencing distortion. My secondary recommendation if you do not feel inclined to open your laptop yourself, would be to take it into your local Best Buy and have a geeksquad technician check your unit to make sure your drivers are properly installed and it is not a software issue. Also, if you have a warranty that covers the unit for repairs, it would be convinient because you would already be at the store.
Hope that helps.
Posted on May 01, 2008
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