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Is my screen broken?

My finace was playing poker online and turned the computer to see the screen better and all of a sudden the bottom 2/3 of the screen when gray, then turned white and is now a bunch of different stripes of color. I dont know what is going on, the computer is currently hooked up to a pc monitor we have, but we have tried to restart it and looked into the trouble shooting and havent been able to fix the problem. I can still see the first thrid of the screen, but everything under that is just gone. I am praying there is a way to fix this, and that the screen isnt broken, because I dont know how it could just break all of a sudden, but if that is the case, can you buy just the screen seperately so we dont have to buy and entirely new laptop?

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  • tlindstrom83 Jun 30, 2008

    Sorry, I forgot to mention the laptop is an Acer Aspire 5100


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Hello, I am really sorry about what happened to your laptop.
99% of those cases require a replacement of the screen.
I suggest you should visit a technician and check if there is a broken part of the screen where is leaking a liquid. Laptop screens have liquid crystals and probably that liquid is leaking inside.
For sure the laptop screen can be bought seperately and it can be replaced.

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