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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Re: compaq Presario laptop
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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yeah.,,,, its called a pixel line on the LCD,, the fix for this is to replace the screen ,, but the line is just a bit annoying it wont cause any problems ,, I;d use it as is,, and when i have extra cash replace the LCD display..
this thing happened in my laptop also i got green screen fully then when i hit it behind the screen it was gone but comes many times then again i would hit later on the screen was completly lost then had to replace the screen yous is a starting period so go to a nearby computer service and fix the screen
Try connecting an external monitor to the your laptop and see if the vertical line is also present on the monitor. If the monitor display is fine, then your laptop’s LCD display panel is defective. If the monitor also displays the vertical line, then your problem is with either the video card or motherboard located inside your laptop.Not sure if the Compaq Presario has an external monitor plug, but if it does the above procedure can be applied to that one as well.
Try connecting an external monitor to the Dell Inspiron 9300 and see if the vertical line is also present on the monitor. If the monitor display is fine, then your laptop’s LCD display panel is defective. If the monitor also displays the vertical line, then your problem is with either the video card or motherboard located inside your laptop. Not sure if the Compaq Presario has an external monitor plug, but if it does the above procedure can be applied to that one as well. Your responses are intended to improve the level of service provided. Please rate your experience. Thank You.
Yes the problem is with your video system hardware, most likely. A repair may be possible as it could be the delicate ribbon cable that provides the video signal from a connection on the motherboard to the actual display screen. It could be the display screen. If some tech-savy friend with a good rep and an anti-static mat, good tools, and good lighting wants to assist you or check it for you, you may give that a try. Consider first that if you have or can get an extended warranty from the manufacturer then you can have a higher likelihood of a good resolution of the problem of the vertical lines that distract from viewing the display.