my lapto has verticl lines and half of the sw

August 19, 2010 at 11:56:31
Specs: Windows XP
computer has vertical lines and i can only see half the screen

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August 19, 2010 at 12:29:07
Might be a refresh rate issue.

Try tapping F8 during boot and starting Windows via Safe Mode. Then go to Display Properties > Settings tab > Advanced button > Monitor tab.

Typically Screen refresh rate will be around 60 to 70 Herts. Depending upon what you find, you could try settings a little either side of these figures. Better still set it to whatever is specified for your laptop screen.

The reason I suggested Safe Mode is because presumably you can't read the normal screen.

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August 19, 2010 at 22:56:02
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August 20, 2010 at 00:18:10

If you are using a LCD monitor then it may be possible that the LCD got a jerk and physically damage occurs. No solution is available for it, only you can change the screen of your LCD or change your LCD monitor.


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August 20, 2010 at 08:31:11
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January 8, 2011 at 09:50:06
Hi. Im having trobule with my Acer netbook screen. Fir some reason, when the screen is at 1020 x whatever solution, the left side of the screen is reflecting the right side. But when it is set to the 600 x resolution, it still reflects but have a black void in the middle. Should I get the netbook put in a shop or is there a way I can fix it myself. Thanks for the help .

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