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Two vertical lines on my compaq presario (M2000) laptop

I ma using compaq presario m2000 from last 3 years. but last month suddenly two vertical lines came on screen. lines are only 1px in width but one is of pink color and one is white color. The lines disappear when screen saver come. I am very much tried to seeing that . any one plzz help me to figure this out.

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  • techies May 19, 2008

    Thanks ErikO
    for you fast reply. for your information line disapear only if the screen saver is of balck color. otherwise lines are still there on screen.




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Well, since the line disappear when the screen saver comes on, I"m led to believe that all the hardware side of the equation is OK. To put it simply, if there was a malfunction in the video (chances are) it would affect that too.

I would update (most likely available as nobody usually does this) the firmware for your video card. So identify the card EXACTLY, from documentation, or from the build list on the manuf. website, goto the manufacturer, say, ATI, and find the firmware there, where you will also find instructions to install it.

Then, just to be sure, I would update the video driver for Windows, in a similar manner to the instructions above.

If, despite all the above you still have a problem, then its time to get the computer serviced.

Good luck,

Erik.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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