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Compaq Presario laptop

The monitor/display/screen on my laptop has developed an odd problem. It is a wide screen. The left hand side is just vertical graphic bars, the right, just fine. Suddenly the exact left half of my monitor has gone dead, but the right seems un-bothered. What could be going on, and what is the remedy?

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First attach laptop to an external monitor and using the FN/ F keys toggle back and forth to the external display. If the external works OK then the video display adapter is fine and the problem is the TAB welds on the LCD. Time for a new LCD.

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