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Q: Vertical Lines

Hello Every One
I have Windows 8 with Outlook 2007 as e-mail.
In the old XP days when ever I received e-mail with that annoying vertical line down the side of the page it was simple enough to get rid of them by using the instructions below. Now of course in this modern world things are different with tool bars turning into ribbons. When I open the e-mail there is no View.
Can some one, if it's possible convert the XP instructions below into Windows 8 please. arram.

Lets see if this helps: Open the email and click Forward: Now, click View on the Menu Bar: Now look for SOURCE at the bottom tab and click: Now look through the SOURCE CODE and find a selection that starts with something called <BLOCKQUOTE>Now, if there is one line in the email you should see it once. For each blue line you will see it listed. Highlight each line in the screenshot below and delete:

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Preferred Solution: Vertical Lines

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A: Vertical Lines

Have you tried this?

There is another way in Outlook to do this which is even easier. Outlook has keyboard shortcuts to “Clear Formatting”: CTRL+SHIFT+Z or CTRL+SPACEBAR. Either of these methods will remove the blue vertical line.

source: Removing the Blue Lines in Forwarded Emails | Worldstart's Tech Tips Newsletter

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This problem has just occurred for me. I am only on a single screen 27" Mac, running Windows 10 on Bootcamp. I have had this computer form about 3 years. The problem does not exist on the Mac side of my computer - as always everything on the Mac side
runs spot on, its only over here on the Microsoft Windows side that I end up with issues. The only reason I use Microsoft Windows is to run Autodesk Inventor Professional for design and drawing. Inventor hasn't been written in Apple language as yet but I'd
wish they'd get their finger out and get it done. I dislike having to partition my drive and lose space because of a business biase. I also use the browser Edge to run tutorials on drawings. The cursor change only seems to occur after a period of non use -
initially I though it was after a timeout but I notice that the screen doesn't have to go to screen saver or blank-out for the change to occur, only a certain period of non-use maybe 5-10 minutes. It would be nice to see so attention paid to this issue after
sooo mannnnny years of existence. I see this forum issue goes back to 2009. I have contacted Microsoft recently once so far without charge and was told to delete the mouse driver and allow the automatic reinstall to occur. This still hasn't resolved the problem.
I see your above work around of enabling a mouse trail as one of my alternatives otherwise it's a restart to rectify. I will log another call to Microsoft help in an endeavour to apply more weight t... Read more

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Hi everyone I'm using windows vista and my computers been working fine up until recently, i started my computer and strange black vertical lines were running from the top to the bottom of my screen, i didn't think much of it at first but my computer wouldn't start up normally, I'm using safe mode with networking right now, Ive tried other solutions Ive read online and none worked so i figured id come here, i cannot get onto my computer without using safe mode because of these vertical lines please help, thanks in advance.

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Hi -

Try booting w/ "Last Known Good Configuration"

Also try "Enable VGA Mode"

If no-go on both, see if system restore helps -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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hi,
I have vertical lines when i switch on .its on the company logo, then the windows screen.After that the screen goes black and nothing.Can someone please help!!!!!
windows xp prof
amd athlon(tm) processor
x86
 

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Welcome to TSG....

If this is a company computer I would suggest calling the company IT department to fix this, this would not only save you from getting into trouble but will save you from getting into trouble.

If you are getting video until it starts booting into Windows the problem sounds like a bum video driver but not being familiar with the specs on this particular computer or whether it is on a network or not it is just a guess.
 

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I received my chromebook 3 weeks ago, it immediately had a vertical line. It comes and goes but right now its staying. How do I permanently remove it? I don't have my receipt to take it back. I love the laptop and I would just rather try to fix it here? Thanks!

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I have vertical lines on both my laptops yellow, light green, and pink, I did let my norton virus protection run out Can you tell me how to fix this problem The screen just slowly keeps getting more lines

Jerry

A:Vertical lines

I actually had that with a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop and I installed an updated video driver and restarted and the problem never came back. You could try that but if it doesnt work than most likely your screen has gone bad and will need to be replaced.

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Discovered purple/blue vertical lines going down my laptop. At the very top the lines are very dark... as the line down down the line gets fainter and looks invisible but in some random spots there is some dark spots. Its probably about 10 pixels wide. The first time I turned it on it was a solid blue line all the way down but now it is blue and purple for the most part and varies in visibility through the day. Not sure if this is a video card issue or the LCD monitor. Any comments to fix or what is wrong is appreciated. Thanks!
 

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I remember the day before they appeared I had my laptop closed but was still on sleeping for quite some time. Just did the same thing for a couple hours right now and went and checked on it and the lines appeared darker. Not sure if theres any correlation there but thought itd be worth nothing.
 

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Yesterday while in the middle of playing a game Windows XP hung up. Upon reboot it came up with colored vertical lines. I cannot get it to reboot in safe mode or get into the setup screen. I have tried numerous times to restart and tap F8 however the computer starts up immediately with the colored vertical lines and no opportunity to get into any type of program.

I switched monitors to ensure that it wasn't a monitor issue, but same problem with the other monitor.....vertical lines that change color and pattern every couple of seconds.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Vertical lines in XP

Hi and welcome. Please do not duplicate post....keep all replies here:
http://forums.techguy.org/t408012.html
 

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Over the years a friend of mine sends mail with vertical lines down the left had side of the page. When I had XP that was fine as I knew how to remove them before sending the mail on if needed.
Now I'm with Widows 8 I don't have a clue. Is there any one out there who can help please. arram

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arram, what are you using for email? You could just copy the text instead of forwarding the whole email.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) X2 Dual-Core Mobile RM-72, AMD64 Family 17 Model 3 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227287 MB, Free - 131847 MB; D: Total - 11183 MB, Free - 1881 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30F2
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled

I would check the other posts first, but don't have much time before my comp crashes again. After just a few minutes, the screen will convert to all vertical stripes - thin ones - like pin stripes. Shows up on different color backgrounds. I have to turn my laptop off, restart it, and sometimes it works, but sometimes it turns itself back off. Have you heard of this problem. I've had this comp for about 3 yrs. Hate it! Hate Vista.... should I just trash it and get another one. This is a serious problem isn't it?
Thanks for your help... wlll check back whenever I can make it work.
 

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I’m having a strange problem with a HP Pavilion DV5000 laptop.

When i turn the laptop on nothing appears to the screen. The back light however done turn on. After about 30 seconds vertical lines start appearing on the screen.

I plugged it into an external monitor and the external screen works fine so i figured that rules out any problem with the GPU. I tried replacing the screen but the same problem occurs. I then retried replacing the screen cable but again, the same problem. Is it likely at this stage that the problem is with the GPU? even though it works on the external screen.

Any help would be appreciated

Thank you in advance.
 

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so my computer freezes with vertical blue lines no idea what the problem is ive tried updating graphics drivers and checking device manager didnt help ive ran a few virus scans with malware bytes with nothing being picked up so im at a loss of what it could be any one know what to do ?

A:vertical blue lines

It appears that your video card is failing or there is a loose cable.

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As of last night, my desktop PC - Packard Bell - is not sending the proper signals to my monitor. All I get are vertical lines. I've tried the monitor on my laptop and the monitor works fine. What do I need to do to remedy the problem?
 

A:Monitor vertical lines

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Do these lines occur from the moment you turn the PC on? i.e. even on the POST screen before Windows even starts to load?

If yes, then the most likely cause is a failed graphics card.
 

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Hi, I am after some advice. I have a HP Screen, which has developed 4 vertical lines down the screen. 3 lines are blue and one is red. Whilst carrying my screen from the carpark to my office, it started raining. The lines appeared after this , I think this maybe due to water damage? I was wondring if this was repairable? Thanks in advance  

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I'm afraid it's not repairable.  Find your device in the following link to view the part number of the replacement screen. http://partsurfer.hp.com/search.aspx  

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Hi, I was on my PC and all of a sudden it triggered my Asus Anti-Surge Protect which caused it to lock down( first time ever). I verified on my APC surge protector and noticed all was fine. I rebooted into windows and there was green lines heading down my screen and in Device Manager, under Display Adaptors, all I see is Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. I properly removed the drivers in safe mode, did the whole process of rebooting into safe mode again, installing the appropriate drivers, but when I would boot into Windows normal mode, it would show the Catalyst Software installed but under Display Adaptors, I would still only see Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. I had uninstalled it, disabled it, then would re-clean and re-install the drivers going through the process countless times but still nothing.

Also, I have tried the most recent ones, the beta and the old drivers I had before all this happenned and the same with all 3 except that 2-3 times, the PC would lock up while installing the drivers right after the screen flicker during installation. I followed some of the solutions on the other threads and nothing resolved it. In dxdiag and GPU-Z it shows Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. I have tested the screen and it works fine.
Thanks

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Hi Dookie

You should go into safe mode, uninstall your gfx drivers, then remove the video card from the pci slots. The lines will probably go away. <3

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Does anyone know if there's a way to fix this LCD screen? It's a 28" screen that is out of warranty. Sometimes it shows 3, sometimes 2 vertical red lines.

Here's a picture I just took (sorry for the dust):

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I have a Radeon 9600 Pro with a heatsink rig. It is about 1.5 years old. Monitor works

The other week I restarted my computer and upon reboot red and/or green lines appear vertically. Reading text and browsing the net is fine but I cant watch videos or look at pictures because the lines appear even closer.

I reinstalled the drivers. I downclocked with ATI TOOL and lowered the temp to 48. The problem is still there.
 

A:Red & Green vertical lines

Sounds like the memory is going south on the video card.
 

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Hi, just yesterday morning everythings was okay, but i went to play a video game and when game started the computer freezed and i had to reboot it after that a saw vertical horzinial lines everywhere on my monitor screen (notice, all my drivers are up to date and that game isnt new i had it from 8months ago and graphics options set to low-medium) hmm i tried to remove the video drivers but nothing happned and in safe mood its the same too , i tried Windows Repair but same Nothing ;( ... then i went to Chkdsk ulitilaty and it took verry long time (strange) like... arround 9hours to complete... and after it finished i rebooted then the problem gone, but after little time i got it back again -.-" i dont know why but i noticed a icon in windows bar shows me that VGA Adapter keeps Unistalling everytime i restart the windows.... ( notice, the video drivers also are gone i cant install them ...)

Here's my laptop specs:

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Xi 2428 - Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz - 2GB Ram - 8600MGS Video Card & 512MB Vram...

Please help me...
 

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I have seen this many times, cache gets loaded up and you start to see vertical lines through all the images on the web. Usually I just do a quick sweep of all the temp files, cache, etc and the lines go away, but this time they refuse to leave. Does anyone have any idea's about this?
 

A:Vertical lines through all the pictures

BUMP BUMP BUMP ! Frustrating problem !
 

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i have vertical red lines starting to appear at first it was on then two more showed up  ywo computers are linked.   on at a time one widows 7   and the other  windows 10    the lines show up on both

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I have an older gateway computer that I had to replace the HD and the ram. Everything works flawlessly except one issue. When I boot the computer at startup (during bios also) there are a bunch of thick vertical lines making it hard for me to see bios or anything before windows loads. As soon as Windows loads up, they disappear. this was happening at first when i installed Windows XP Pro, but then it found the drivers for my VGA and it went away EXCEPT at boot. Any suggestions? This is driving me nuts because I want to get into my Bios and I can't see much with these lines.
 

A:Vertical Lines at startup??? HELP!!

Anyone?
 

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hi girls and boys


we have vertical lines appearing on our monitor during bootup blue vertical line on windows logo and windows will not boot up but it will in safe mode!

any ideas? spec below.....

gforcefx 6800 pci-e

pentium d 2.3ghz dual core 800

1gb ram

thanks
 

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Do the lines still appear in safe mode? It could be a monitor or graphics card problem.
 

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I hope someone here will be able to help, or at least tell me what the problem is.

I'm using an Acer monitor (AL1916W). It's about two months old, give or take a week, bought new. It was working fine until this morning, when the screen occasionally flickered before fading into single and multi-pixel vertical coloured lines. I don't have a picture, but the coloured lines are the same colours as my desktop wallpaper (greens and browns, mostly) and fill the screen.

I turned the monitor off and turned it on again. The display was fine for about ten seconds before it faded into the vertical lines again. Changed resolution and refresh rate - same thing. Restart - same thing. Changed cables - same thing.

Everything else works fine - I'm using the computer to listen to some music at the moment, with the monitor off. I tested a game and a few other programs and they worked fine, with the exception of the display.

Specs: Athlon 64 3200+, ABIT AV-8, Radeon 9550 128MB, 1GB RAM. Most of the parts are between 1-2 months old.

If it isn't already painfully obvious, I'm not that great with computers
 

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hi, does the vertical line always stays there and it doesnt disappear no matter how many pictures do you choose? if its true, maybe the only way to remove this line is to check and use the ATI catalyst software. (sometimes the trouble come when its there and vice-versa)
btw if you find a same vertical line in other monitor under same pc, its definitely the ati9550 problem and the problem come similar to me using M9700.
 

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Today when I got back from work my desktop could be seen but I have blinking blue/pink vertical lines that wont go away. I can do everything normally but i dont know why i see those lines. Btw I have a Dell Inspiron 600m that runs on Windows XP.
thanks!
 

A:Vertical lines on screen

Did you try rebooting your system, or shutting it completely down and restarting? If not, try it.
 

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My sister-in-law has about a hundred vertical (running up & down)lines on her monitor. In addition, the mouse pointer has a 1-inch square trailer with these same-type lines. She told me about this about two months after it happened so I'm afraid to go into her Windows XP for the last known good configuration. Windows help / troubleshooting didn't resolve the problem.

I switched her to another monitor and that didn't get rid of them. She has two teenage sons who could have screwed up the video driver by installing incapable games?

She has a popular anti-virus program and it comes up clean.

Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

A:Annoying Vertical Lines

Try to reinstall the drivers for the video card or download the latest drivers from the manufacturer web site and install those.
 

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computer crashes with vertical lines on screen ,when i play games.could it be that it is over heating/or graphics card issues???im a noob and need help..
 

A:Vertical Lines Before PC Crashes...

post your system specs
 

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I bought a new 19" Hyundai L90D+ LCD monitor a couple months ago. It worked great for the first few weeks, then I saw a red line, 1 pixel wide, about 3" from the right hand side of the screen. Over the next week or two, 15 or 20 more lines appeared in various colors in the same area on the right side of the screen, making the monitor completely unusable. I returned it to the warranty service center and received a refurbished one in return (advance service was quick, thankfully).

After 2-3 weeks of very light use (holiday travel), this new monitor is showing a blue line in exactly the same place as before. I'm expecting additional lines to appear in the next few days.

I'm running a GeForce 6800 GT 256MB. In both cases, the lines appeared regardless of whether I used DVI or analog input. The lines do not appear on my old analog monitor.

So......I'm going to line up another replacement from Hyundai. But in the meantime, does anyone have any experience with this? Have I just been unlucky? Do Hyundai monitors just suck in general?
 

A:Vertical lines on Hyundai LCD?

I have an old monitor here with a blue line, but it was about three years old when it happened. My wife still uses it, and claims it doesn't bother her at all. You have been pretty unlucky, because that's not a normal failure, especially twice!
 

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Hello Community,I'm facing the vertical lines issue on right side of my screen. When I minimized all the open windows than it go out within 2-3 seconds. I'm facing this issue from last few days. And else thing sometime these lines comes 3-4 times in a day and sometimes they don't even appear for a week. Need urgent assistant about solving this issue. 

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whenever i put my laptop to sleep and turn it on i get vertical lines on screen and then i have to force shutdown my laptop to use it again. I am getting this problem from few days and searched for it online . This problem is related to my Intel GPU . Could use some help .
 

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I have a Dell Latitude that I replaced a backlight and inverter on, but now there are two vertical lines on the left hand side of the screen, purple and green. What is the source of these lines and what do I need to do to get rid of them?
 

A:Two Vertical Lines on LCD Screen

How wide are the lines? If they are just a pixel or so wide then a colum or two of pixels may be dead, and you'd need to replace the screen to resolve that issue as far as I know.
 

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I bought P71 Thinkpad a week ago. The first thing I noticed  after I unpacked the box, that there is a vertical line on screen. I bought this laptop from Lenovo website and delivered in USA. I live in UAE where this model is not available, so no Lenovo service center is willing to take and solve this issue.  any help will highly appreciated. 

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This happened about 15 minutes ago.

Finished playing Battlefield 2 online, logged off and got back into my desktop but I periodically get these vertical lines (about an inch thick running the full height of the screen) it's even doing it now as I type this.
I have a feeling that my graphics is to blame (it's getting on a bit) but I'm not sure.

The pc is only 3 months old so I can't see it being that, the graphics card is about 1.5 - 2 years old which I took from my old pc and put into this new one.

I've rebooted a few times but I'm still getting this happening. So any ideas? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Here's my specs:

P4 3.2
1024 gigs of ram
250 gb hdd
Power color ati 9800 xt graphics card
 

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Apologies if this is in the wrong place.

The vertical lines problem have just started happening in flash games. It's like all the graphics get shoved together and then they go back to normal. Any idea what it is? I thought it was a driver problem and updated it but it's still happening.
 

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Welcome to the forums.
Post your computer specs
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
If it is a big box computer give us the manufacturer and the model #
 

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hi
I accidently dropped my monitor whilest carrying it down very steep stairs. After that it now has vertical lines across the screen. Also there's a part of the screen that looks darker. When you first turn on the monitor this area is small but then it goes bigger.

Is this repairable? Is it likely that I would have to replace the lcd module itself? It's a good few years old.

I suspect it also has an issue with the light source as well because sometimes it has trouble lighting up the screen. But generally as it heats up it's brighter.

To be honest I'm getting a new one but am just curious. Also I've always had an interest in electronics. Also is repairing this potientially dangerous? It's only 12V and at less than 5amps.
 

A:TFT monitor with vertical lines

For what you can buy monitors for these days, it's cheaper to replace-unless it's some sort of big screen. If you see vertical lines, that tells me the module is gone, which over time, LCD's do that anyway.
 

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Hello,
I have nvidia 8800GTS 320mb from Point of View EXD edition (overclocked from factory).
It served me well for 2 years but now I have problems.

I've entered a game played for few seconds and got artifacts, so I exit the game lowered the graphic settings and entered again, still got artifacts, so I exit, I didn't play any game till the evening but the pc where on.

After about 6 hours I've entered another game and then my pc stuck with odd lines on the screen.

Now I have lines and dots from start up and even in bios..
and in safe mode and VGA mode too..

Is this only video card failure or could it be more then that? like mother board or I don't know..
And could the source for this be a virus or just over cooked?
Because then I will just buy a new card as my warranty run off..

Thanks alot,
Lith

P.S:
my pc:
Windows XP x64 bit
[email protected]
Nvidia 8800gts 320mb
2GB ram
Asus P5K mother board
 

A:Vertical lines from start up

Try updating the drivers:




kimsland said:





nVidia Video Card Drivers
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My monitor shows vertical lines that cover the height of the view area at random times. This event pretty much renders my machine useless so I'm forced to reboot it everytime this happens.

Here are the specs on my machine...
- Windows XP Pro OS
- 1 gig or ram
- Pentium 3, 900mhz processor
- video card used is built in to the motherboard
- video driver is Nvidia Alladin TNT2

I've done a search on this forum and others and have found some possible solutions (included are my attempts at the solution) such as...

1) replacing video card (have not been attempted yet, thought about purchasing a new ATI video card, and if all else fails, maybe a new system)

2) updating video drivers (tried to but can't find new drivers either for the video card or the monitors for use with XP, was able to find some for older OS's though)

3) switching monitors (tried a TTX 1775 and a Samtron 75V, same problem, next I'm going to try my Apple ColorSync monitor after I find an adapter)

Mind you, I'm not sure how well these solutions apply to my case since there are no pictures included with the posts that I have read regarding similar issues. Therefore I've added a link to show what exactly is going on (no this is not an ad of any sort, just copy and paste the path below to your browser address line)...

jayesteron.com/vert_crash/

Thanks in advance for any assistance in the matter.
 

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I have a 17" Korea Data Systems monitor. I has just started getting gray vertical lines all the way across the screen where ever there is any kind of wording. the lines are only as wide as the words. Is it my monitor or is the video card going bad? I think the monitor is about 4 years old.
 

A:Vertical lines on monitor

First thing to do is to hook it up to another computer to see which it is. If it does the same thing on another computer, it is to replace it. It would probably cost more than a new one to get it repaired.

Ig it does not do it on another computer, I would reinstall the drivers for the video card and monitor first and if that does not do it then replace the video card.
 

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Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

Computer stats: Asus gaming laptop running windows 7 home premium.
Thanks,

atc142730

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Originally Posted by atc142730


Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

Computer stats: Asus gaming laptop running windows 7 home premium.
Thanks,

atc142730




It might be the graphic card it seems that those vertical red lines are artifacts or it could be software related to the graphic card, I just had a similar issue but the red lines where horizontal. But mine was way worst it would shut down and show a blue screen telling me and error that points to the graphic card.

Try reinstalling the software for your graphic card, see how that works.


Have you heard weird noises of the fan before that?
By the way how old is your graphic card, wich type of graphic card and how do you use it. ?
Ex: I play "Name of game" for 6 hours non stop 7 days a week.

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My mother-in-laws calls me today with a compter problem. She says it has blue vertical lines on the monitor and won't complete the boot cycle. I told her to power down and wait several minutes for a cool down. Then I had her try and boot in safe mode but it still wouldn't boot. The end result is, as she describes, a fuzzy screen with blue vertical line. What do I do next?

thanks,
Lenny

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You're probably going to have to visit Mom. Bring another monitor with you. If it works, the monitor is bad. If not it needs a new video card.

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I have vertical lines that are 3/4 of the way down on my screen, have had for a couple of days. They are so bad that I can't see through them. Help me get them OFF.
 

A:Vertical lines across screen

You might start with make/model numbers and whether this is a TV, computer display, CRT, LCD, what?
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop running XP SP3. About 3 months ago I started getting vertical lines on the screen. One at first then after a few weeks another until now about 8 and a black screen. I can't boot to safe mode but can get to the bios. I've read other threads here and most suggest on the lcd screen going out. I don't know much about laptops but I'm kinda leaning toward the mother board.
Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Vertical lines on LCD screen

To check if the vertical lines on your screen is caused by a faulty LCD screen, try to access the bios and check if the vertical lines appear. If you see the vertical lines on the bios screen that means your LCD will need to be replaced. But if you did not see any lines then it is possible that your issue is with the video card. Try to reinstall the video card driver for your system and see if that will help.
 

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Son has satellite L50-C-!PD. He rotated the screen using ctrl , Alt & direction arrows. Now when screen is correctly orientated there are vertical lines across it. No lines appear when screen is rotated any other orientation.
aNY IDEAS PLEASE.

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I have vertical lines on my desktop pc. It looks 3d. It is not the monitor I checked that. It says it could be the video card. I dont think i have a video card. It is factory and the monitor cable is plugged in to a little box that is hooked on the mother board. What can I do to fix this. Do I need a video card installed, will that fix it?
 

A:Vertical lines on monitor looks 3d.

Hardware brand and model?

If it's displays images on a monitor, then it has a video chipset, regardless of whether it's an actual video card. And yes, most graphical display issues like this are typically a faulty video chipset or the power supply.
 

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Hello. Yesterday computer suddenly shut down. I turned on it again, but I can see grind vertical lines across lcd and when windows are starting it just shuts down(before reaching desktop). Safe mode works fine(without grind lines), I tried to reinstall graphic card and monitor drivers, clean off the dust from graphic card, checked the wires, but still windows can't normally start. I am thinking maybe monitor or graphic card are damaged or burned down, but I don't really know much about that.

Do you have any ideas how to fix this?
And sorry for bad English.
 

A:Grind vertical lines across lcd

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Hi about a month ago thin vertical lines started to appear in the left side of my screen but they would disappear if a slight pressure was applied to the back of the screen. i was reluctant to do anything earlier because I need the laptop for uni

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I bought an ATI 64Mb videocard Saphire 7000 that worked great for a couple months, then a few weeks ago when I play games (WW2 Fighters/Shogo), after a few minutes the screen is covered with dark vertical lines. Surfing the net and other activities work fine, just the games. I have to restart the computer to get rid of the lines. I have reloaded the driver, reinstalled the card, switched power supplies. My computer is pretty ancient, 350Mhz P2, 10G HD, 392 Mb EEC Sdram 2x AGP win98se Intel chipset. Any ideas???
 

A:ATI 7000 vertical lines

I have almost an identical card, ATI built, and never experienced what you describe. I'm not a gamer, but I did notice that attempting to do 3D benchmarking on the card, the display would go crazy. I've since upgraded to a newer card.

You might try posting your question on the Rage 3D forum, which focuses on ATI cards of all types. I'm fairly certain someone there might be able to help you out.

Good luck.

Chris
 

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