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Vertical lines on boot!

Q: Vertical lines on boot!

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


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A: Vertical lines on boot!

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

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I have an old Penium 2 266 machine that had the hard drive go bad. Additionally one of the symptoms was when the system booted up all the displayed characters were jibberish. The bootup sequence display, though, looks fairly normal (readable) but does have brown vertical lines running down the screen. I have tried booting with a system disk and it seems to go through its drill but all the characters don't make sense (might look like this: "Aaare'dfgg"). I am rebuilding this box for a friend of my daughter who has no $ and an ancient computer (barely functioning). I get this result no matter what I do. I have reseated the vid card, ram, Battery, Cleared what looks to be the CMOS jumper all with no luck. Any thoughts would be appreciated.


A:Boot up jibberish and vertical lines

i would suggest it is the video card (or its memory)

second choice is the cpu (a small chance there)

a very small possibility of os corruption

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I have a Toshiba Tecra M5-S4332, Intel Centrino duo, with 4gb RAM running Windows XP sp3. I couldn't see very well one day and opened an email I thought I recognized. Never had virus problem before via email though know it happens. Powered down laptop for the night.

Next morning, sets of five blue vertical lines up and down my monitor. Shut down. Powered up later..same lines. F8 to go into safe mode with command line. Went to Programs, ran Avast scan which identified 8 or 9 issues - each the same but with a different number at the end. Tried to delete but Avast wouldn't allow it. Ran Glary Utilities to check registry. Found 8 problems. Deleted problems. Reboot and laptop booted up normally. Powered down at day's end.

Next morning, same problem. Tried Glary Utilities..no problems found. Ran Malwarebytes' Anti-malware. Took 2.5 hours. No malicious items detected.

Shut down. Cooled machine. Removed RAM one at a time. No change. Boot up and logged in. Same lines. Did NOT go into safe mode. Scrolling programs on screen. Stopped on hotcore.exe for about 30 minutes then finished booting to BSOD. Took system dump and advised contacting administrator. Hotcore supposedly related to Paragon Software. Tried deleting program via command line and CCleaner Tools. Cannot delete in safe mode.

Any ideas would be appreciated before I go buy a new hard drive and start from scratch.

Thanks in advance....Larry

A:First vertical lines, then BSOD, cannot boot

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While I was using firefox today my computer decided to freeze on me with blue dashed vertical lines appearing, the sound was stuck in millisecond loop and mouse/keyboard did not function, after restarting i reloaded firefox and the same problem occured, thus far thinking it to be a software problem i opened up IE to search for any similar problems other people have been having and found some info on crashes relating to FF update but then the same problem happened again, after yet another resart the computer refused to start so i had to press the restart button several times just to get to BIOS but now the blue lines are on there as well, leading me to conclude it must be a hardware issue, my problem is the graphics is on-board, was wondering whether a new graphics card would solve the problem or whether i need a new MB. I have a picture of the BIOS screen displaying the blue lines if that would help.

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Hello and thx in advance for whatever help you can supply. This isn't my pc but my friend's and naturally he called me

So the system begins to start. It brings up the XP splash page (the one with the knight rider KITT graphic thingy). The Page has a bunch of sets of four vertical lines on it. The monitor will then stop and say it is going into standby mode as if there is no signal.

The system will boot fine in safe mode.

I've removed and reinserted the video card. I tried hooking up a different monitor using a different monitor cable - just in case. I disabled the program Wincustomize that adjusted the logon screen. I tried booting with the ethernet cable unplugged. I made sure that the hdd was the first thing in the boot order in the bios.

the system:
nvidia geforce 7600 gt
intel core 2 6300 @1.86gh
not certain about the mb sorry.

I've included a screen shot for you, sorry about the quality, I used my acer netbook to take the pic.

So far nothing has worked. I now turn to you my good people.

thanks again.

A:vertical lines xp boot splash

Try a different vid card.

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Hey I have a an HP Special Edition L2000 laptop and it won't start sometimes when I hit the power button. It'll just turn the fan for a few seconds then shut off again. Also sometimes when it does actually work, I'll get vertical lines when I'm in the middle of a program such as Word. Do you know what causes this?

A:Livestrong won't boot up sometimes. Also get vertical lines

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Hope someone can help me here

I'm running a Dell Dimension E520 with Vista home user. It's out of warranty.
My kids were watching a video on it, when it suddenly froze (both sound and graphics). I tried everything, down to ctrl+alt+del to stop the program, but eventually, I pulled the power supply to kill it.
Here's where my problems really started.

When I rebooted, the entire screen was black except for a series of vertical lines (first in green, then turning white). These lines are grouped together, in groups of four. They are very regular in spacing and very clear. At some point in the boot process, the Dell logo appears - the lines do not run through the Dell logo. Also, the Microsoft Win startup logo, with the moving green bar, displays correctly. This to me indicates that it's not a hardware/graphics card fault (but not sure on this point).
At some point in the boot process, the screen goes black and remains that way - for about 30 mins now and counting. The only way of shutting down/restarting is pulling the power cable - not great, I know.

I ran start up repair - it told me it couldn't fix the problem.
I ran last known good config - successful, but still won't boot - same symptoms as above
I tried to run backup from Win Vista operating CD I had gotten with the computer - it said it couldn't find the CD/DVD so that was no good.
I eventually restored to factory default image. It successfully reformatted and reinstalled, but when it ... Read more

A:Solved: Vista - vertical lines/won't boot

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I have had my toshiba p200-144 for a couple of years now and when I tried booting it up there were dotted lines vertically displayed on the screen. When I tried to boot in normal mode i got the BSOD however in safe mode it boots absolutely fine, no troubles. That made me think I may have downloaded something dodgy so, I reinstalled Vista and it worked for maybe an hour. Rebooted it after some updates and the same problem occured.



A:Solved: Vertical Lines across screen. BSOD on boot

The vertical lines went away after the reload? It sounded like the LCD was going bad until you reported that. Maybe graphics card drivers ...

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It was working fine this past Friday. I haven't added any hardware. I did uninstall AVG Firewall/Anti-virus and Malewarebytes. Added PCMatic anti-virus/anti-trojan software.

Saturday morning when I tried booting up, the period of time when the green vertical bars scross back and forth while windows loads in the background, it hangs up. The green lines stop moving. I waited 3-5 minutes, nothing happened so i shut the computer off.

I checked cables and the one board, a video card. Everything looks okay. Fan on the CPU works fine. PSU fan is working.

I don't currently have an external case that will fit the hard drive. I can order one pay day.

I did notice that where I plug in the standard 3-prong power cord, seemed slightly loose. I tried a different power cord, and it seemed to work fine.

I did do a repair when it booted up as Windows requested. I have data on there I want to keep, and it is my best computer. I keep it off the Internet.

Computer specs: Acer Aspire X170, Vista Home Premium 32bit, Graphics: EVGA 1 gig GeForce 210, hard drive is 1 terabyte in 1 partition. USB mouse and keyboard.

I cannot afford to buy a new machine.

Any suggestions on fixing this ?


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Hey all,
I'm running a hp pavilion d4790y, with vista 32bit. I startup the computer and there are groups of 4 vertical lines all across the screen, and the computer wont boot past the windows loading bar. The computer was doing this before and had a hard drive laying around i was dying to use. I installed the new hdd and did a complete clean install of vista 32bit, and updated the drivers. The lines stopped and the computer worked perfectly for about 2 weeks and same problem happened again. My only thought at this point is the video card is bad. I put this card in my other pc and the other pc failed to boot at all (no lines). Any wisdom on this matter would be greatly appreciated, and i thank you all in advance.

Link to pc specs: http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/hp-...-32331176.html
(these are correct specs besides I'm running 2 gb of ram instead of 1gb)

A:vertical lines on screen, wont boot past windows loading bar

I had a similar problem when my computer tipped over.
I reseated the memory sticks and the problem stopped.
Hope this works for you.

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I'm running Vista Home Premium 32-bit on an HP Pavillion E6400.

Out of the blue, Windows will not boot up, and immediately upon the boot attempt I get a series of veritical white lines in groups of four all the way across the screen. Some of my online searches would indicate that's the graphics card, HOWEVER, I can boot into Windows in Safe Mode with no stripes. Does that rule out the graphics card problem?

I did a System Restore to before the last Windows update (about a week ago), and it did no good.

I also tried "Restore to last known good setting," and it had no effect.

I do get a blue screen while booting up, which CURRENTLY says "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" and "Technical information - STOP: 0X00000050 0X9CA3FDC0, 0X00000001, 0X8C9A81F3, 0X00000002)

But yesterday I got a different blue screen message. It said nothing about the page fault, just that a problem had been detected and "STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000006, 0x8C9B32D1, 0x89E788F4, 0X00000000)" and "nvlddmkm.sys - Address 8C9B32D1 base at 8C80D000, DateStamp 4563d..." (My photograph got cut off after that point, and I can't rephotograph since I'm no longer getting that message).

This all actually happened about a year ago and it seemed to fix itself after a few days, or my mulitple attempts at Startup Repair finally worked.

Not sure if there's a connection, but this time it happened after I installed three new programs, all within a few hours of each other... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Windows won't boot, vertical lines, but fine in safe mode

Hi did you ever update or reinstall your graphics card, you could try revo uninstaller to remove the programs Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

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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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Hello, I had a very odd incident with my computer.

ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0
Ripjaws Gskill 2x4GB
Rosewill Green Series 630W
Also have a Cooler Master 212 EVO for the CPU
R9 270x Gigabyte OC Edition

So I was playing a game called Gnomoria, which to my knowledge shouldn't be very taxing on a computer... When suddenly my screen went brown with vertical lines! I could still hear the music playing but it seemed my PC was frozen. I decided to then restart the computer. As windows booted up, I got the chime that signals you were moments away from logging only to get a screen that is black. I can move the cursor but thats its... nothing else works. I then restarted my computer again with the same problem. Finally, I restarted the computer again but in safe mode with networking and I got that to work. Beyond this point I am not very experienced when it comes to computers, though I did build this rig myself. I'm just wondering what went wrong, and how can I start to fix this problem. I was not overclocking at all, at temps right before the Brown Screen looked cool with the CPU at 40C and the GPU around 35-40C. I also posted this under graphics problems mostly because this issue probably is GPU related. I'm running on 3.12, or 3.9 drivers. Im not sure which one but I am running on older ones mainly because I was having Blue Screen issues about 2 months ago which was fixed thanks to this forum. I'm just not sure where to go from here, any help would be appreciated.

A:Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot

I forgot to mention that I did a system restore which brought it back 10 days earlier in which a version of direct X was installed. The system restore didn't work though and i was still welcomed with the black screen and only a mouse cursor. I have not changed any settings though recently.

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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!

A:Vertical Lines

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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:

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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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

A:Vertical Lines

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

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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!

A:Vertical Lines

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:

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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

A:vertical lines

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 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


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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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.

A:The Vertical Lines...

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. . .



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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)...


Thanks in advance for any assistance in the matter.

A:vertical lines on monitor

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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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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!!


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Bought notebook nov 2016. Screen stays on black hp screen. Says auto repairing from time to time. Red vertical lines in box shapes all over screen. Does not appear when going into bios. If it is graphic driver, how do I reinstall without being able to get to start menu?

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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?


A:Blue vertical lines

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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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.

A:Green Vertical Lines

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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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...

A:Vertical Yellow Lines.

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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.


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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
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 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,

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ok, so I returned the old monitor that was giving me a weird brown spot near the bottom. However, the new monitor has white lines going down the middle of it (very faint mind you) and a discoleration near the edges. The monitor is a viewsonic (not great, but not terrible) and I doubt I would get two faulty ones in a row. AND, I do not notice these defects during the "windows Loading screen". So, is it simply video card settings? I have a new Radeon 9200. Any advice?

A:Vertical lines on Monitor.

Sound like it could be a driver problem.
See if u are using the latest drivers for the monitor and video card.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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