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Verticle line on the screen

Whenever i open the computer, a verticle line appears on the left side corner. It appeared 4 months back for a week then it disappeared for 3 months and now it is appearing now.
when i start the computer sometimes it disappears for a few minuits and then reappears.

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I think that it's a hardware problem!!

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