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When I start up my notebook it seems to start up fine, but when I should be seeing my login screen all there is is a think line across the top displaying the colors of the rainbow. Its only about a millimeter thick, but runs the width of the screen and is mostly black. PLEASE HELP, I'm in school and need this to work badly!

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Try restarting in safemode by hitting the F8 button during boot up. if you are able to get to the desktop in safemode try uninstalling the video driver from device manager by right click my computer (or computer for vista/7) then choosing manage, it should open up device manager, then click on device manager. on the left side of the screen expand the display adapters. right click on the video driver then choose uninstall. afterwards restart the computer normally. if you get the desktop then reinstall the video driver.

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