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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 9300 Vertical Lines

    Does anybody have a fix for this problem. My screen is covered from side to side by vertical iines. 100's of them.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 2200 Vertical Lines

    I am considering getting an Inspiron 2200 that has developed 3 thin white vertical lines on the display. The lines appear as soon as the machine is powered up. The machine has 256MB RAM and if I buy it I want to increase it to 1GB. My question is, are these lines going to get worse over time, or...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    Ladies and gents, we have on our hands a systemic problem. This is not about BIOS, or about the LCD - this is a motherboard design issue. The XPS M1330 was rushed to market, and it was DELL's first attempt to grab market share from Sony VAIO and other premium notebook manufacturers. As such, the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Vostro 1400 with NVIDIA GPU Failed

    I got my machine back on Friday, March 27. I spent the weekend re-installing Vista, my applications and restoring my data. Things seemed to going well, then my machine would randomly hang, becoming totally unresponsive. Ctl+Alt+Del did not respond. The only way to get it working was a hard re-boot. Doing...
  • Forum Thread: External Video Problems with M6400 Laptop

    I have a new M6400 with an NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M graphic card that produces bizarre video on external twin Dell digital LCD monitors. I get flickering red and blue pixels scattered through the screen image and horizontal and vertical red lines on both right and left monitors when the laptop is docked...
  • Forum Thread: Help Needed! Vertical Lines showing on my Inspiron 6000 Monitor!

    This is how my screen is looking on my Laptop. It happened a week ago, when I lifted the computer from my bedroom floor. If I press with my thumb firmly in the middle of the screen frame, I can se the whole picture, but as soon as I let go it goes back to the lines. I have reset the computer several...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 1510 Laptop Has Pink Vertical Lines Across Entire Screen

    My Vostro 1510 Laptop has pink vertical lines that span the entire screen. I accidentally bumped the backside of the screen and they immediately appeared. At first I was able to erase them by moving my cursor over them and then they completely went away but reappeared a little while later. I have had...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    For those who have had their motherboards replaced here is my story : Two MB replacements in 6 months and still the system crashes!! Now lined up for a third MB replacement in a week of the second being installed. August 2008 - Vertical lines issue. System halts. The usual Dell experience - fishing...
  • Forum Thread: Vertical line on LCD of Studio 15 laptop

    I purchased a Dell Studio 15 (model 1535) in August of 2008. In september of 2009 I booted it up and there was a 1 pixel vertical dark vertical line running across my display. I read on some online forums that this was a know problem with Dell laptops but they were referencing older models . Has anyone...
  • Forum Thread: M60 nVidia Quadro FX Go1000 Seems to be failing

    I have been experiencing unreliable operation with my Precision Workstation M60 which started two weeks ago. I was working on a presentation when the VIDEO display started displaying noise. I rebooted the computer and noticed vertical bars on the BIOS screen and then the boot sequence would stop. I eventually...
  • Forum Thread: Horizontal and vertical lines in laptop screen

    I have a problem with my laptop screen. Yesterday afternoon it worked just fine. But when I started my computer again in the evening I got this: http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/7947/26062011002d.jpg Anybody knows what the problem is and whether it is fixable or better to buy a whole new laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Dell PP29L Laptop Screen Problems. Vertical and Horizontal White Lines.

    I am helping a friend and would like some advice on what part might be faulty here. Last night she was watching videos. The laptop worked fine. She shut it down. Today when she turns it on and as soon as she turns it on the screen is all messed up with lines. Here is a photo: bit.ly/2T879C...
  • Forum Thread: XPS Gen 2 Compatible Video Cards Replacement Options

    After 4+ years of taking care of this laptop, the 6800 Ultra graphics card finally died. The system has been handed down to my sister, and it is no longer used as a gaming rig. She just goes online and watches videos. I would like an affordable replacement. I am told an ATI Radeon x300 is suitable, but...
  • Forum Thread: Lines on my monitor

    I have an Inspiron 9300 about 2 years old. Recently a blue vertical line started appearing on the monitor, at all times. Today, all of a sudden I have 3 lines separated and in 3 colors - very thin. What do I do to fix it?, or is it just the start of the end Options
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    Add me to the list. My 1330 w/8400 Nvidia chip died to the dreaded vertical lines on 12/19/08. A chat with Dell resulted in a replacement motherboard ticket. I'm now waiting for a tech to call to schedule replacement. I was told the warranty (video) will be extended for a year. TBC......
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Vostro 1400 with NVIDIA GPU Failed

    I have been having this problem intermittently for about a year. It seemed to be a three ring circus pointing to Vista as an unstable operating system, Vista pointing to Nvidia drivers, and Dell as the hardware culprit. I completely wiped my hard drive clean and reinstalled all the software and restored...
  • Forum Thread: LCD cable or LCD screen broken

    So I accidently dropped my Inspiron 1318 the other day and ever since I've been having these vertical lines of various colorsand widths taking up half my screen. When i press the top of the laptop, the colors change, and for a while I was eventually able to push through all the color "options"...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    My mobo replaced today 12/29 with new (A13 Bios)..I'm on it now. I'll update to A14 after I'm sure it will work for the next 20 min. If anyone out there has the same video problem, my recommendation is to contact support via chat. You'll have a log of the chat to file, and won't...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    Yes, that's the chip. I contacted Dell support re: the warranty extension and was assured that after the mobo was replaced and the dead one was received by Dell, that the warranty would be extended. You're correct...there is nothing official to read from Dell. I started with the same link...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Vostro 1400 with NVIDIA GPU Failed

    Hey everyone, Like the rest of you I've had the same problem with my Vostro 1400. I purchased it in August 2007 and my 1 year warranty expired in August 2008 My problem began when I was using my laptop and it would freeze, only to recover 10 seconds later with a message saying that the...
  • Forum Thread: Vertical lines, ever 2nd line is white, external screen look ok, spareparts?

    Hi I got a Dell XPS m1530 laptop which have served me well even with the infamous gpu problem - until yesterday. The problem is that I have a bunch of vertical lines (one good line of pixels, one bad, one good, etc). I dropped the computer a few hours before, it ran fine for a few hours,...
  • Forum Thread: a white vertical line and pink shade everywhere on screen

    I have purchased Dell Inspiron 15r 5521 in feb 2013. Recently the screen turns pink when I open the lid.I have to align the laptop lid in an obtuse angle or acute angle to get normal screen. And a white vertical line started appearing at the left most of the screen.it wont fade away no matter what...