Vertical screen lines and resolution is in extra large format.
I have 2 problems with this unit. 1. I have just started experiencing multipal vertical colored lines on my screen. I thought it was a driver problem. 2. When I start up the computer the resolution is in the lowest position (800x600pxl) and when I press apply the resolution goes back to the lowest choice. If I also change the color quality to 32 bit and press apply it also goes back to 4bit. It won't stay in the correct resolution or color quality. I think it may also be a driver.
3. Could these 2 problems be related to a driver problem or to a virus condition?
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Possibly either or a hardware fault..
Does the pc have an external monitor port? Most do.. If you can get another monitor, plug it up and use the correct hot keys (keys on your keyboard) to switch between the laptop monitpr & the external, it might help diagnose the problem. Maybe select a generic driver for the external monitor.. Although the pc will probably pick it up ok. If you need further help, let me know. Rgds.
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My 3-year old 52-inch Toshiba flat panel TV (Model # 52RV53U, Serial # AM409000295) developed a display problem (purchased Aug. 2008, manufactured July 2008). Vertical multicolored lines appeared on the screen just left of center. The band of thin vertical bars is 5.5 inches wide. The lines are about 1/16-inch wide. They are stationary, always exactly in same place. They over-ride any other picture on the screen (no transparency). They are there all time even with no video inputs to the TV after the unit is turned on. See picture #1. The TV works well in every other respect, but, obviously, it is annoying to watch the picture with the color band blocking about 1/6 of the picture.
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I already swapped out the TCON board with no improvement and replugged the TCON board cables with no improvement.
Most likely it is the flat panel tab bond failure (panel made by Samsung). Further resolution updates will be on my Facebook page.
Well, if this is the same problem I'm having with my 5810T, then the settings have nothing to do with the vertical lines. There are vertical lines on my acer because the framing of the screen isn't thick enough. Thus, the lines are caused by the lack of sturdiness. Changing settings does nothing. However, pushing on the frame on the bottom of the screen adds more vertical lines. Releasing gets rid of some of them. Tapping also helps, but the problem only gets worse with time.
Most LCD monitors have a default refresh rate of 60 Hz. Older monitors also have limited resolution. Please check your display settings and ensure you're not using a refresh rate higher than 60, or a resolution higher than what it supports. If either one is the case, you're lucky the LCD still works.
The vertical line is a bad pixel sensor at the edge of the screen, your screen has hundreds of vertical and horizonal pixel sensors. This is an indicator that the screen is going out and need replacing.
If under warranty then of course use that. This is a display problem. One solution someone knowledgeable in electronics can try. This problem can be caused by a bad connection fitting of the flat cables on LCD controller board. Dis-connect the flat cables from the LCD controller(T-CON) and carefully reconnect them. Try the unit before reassembling the back cover. You may have to disconnect/reconnect several times to show improvements if this is the problem.