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  1. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Home 64 Bit

    Black Line On Screen....What is It ?

    Does anyone know what this mysterious black line is ? has appeared on the screen of one of my Toshiba Satellite's.....the machine is working fine, running the latest edition of W10 Home 64 bit, but it is always there, and is annoying the hell out of me.......What is it ??........Black Line On Screen....What is It ?-photo0956.jpg
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    Win 10 Pro 64-bit v1909 - Build 18363 Custom ISO Install

    Hello @Del 80,

    Have you checked the manufacturers website to see if there are ANY new drivers [ Graphics ] etc ?
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  3. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks will do that now........

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    Well, there are several driver updates available....but only one relating to Graphics....Intel HD Graphics.....downloaded, and installed it.....the black line is still there.......
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  4. Posts : 5,269
    Windows 11 Pro 64-bit

    See if it happens in Safe Mode.
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  5. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
    Thread Starter

    O.k thanks.....there are quite a few driver updates it good practice to install ALL of them, even though the laptop is working well ?........
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  6. Posts : 6,181
    Windows 11 Pro - Windows 7 HP - Lubuntu

    Start the computer and during POST enter BIOS. Is the black line still there?
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    windows 10 pro 64 bit / 22H2

    could it be the actual monitor giving in ?
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  8. Posts : 4,685
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2

    If the Black Line is there in the Bios, then it is not a Windows issue. It is hardware. Attach an External Monitor or TV via HDMI cable to the laptop. If it is still there, then it is the Video Chip on the motherboard, and the Motherboard would need to be replaced. if it is no longer there in Windows then the LCD screen needs to be replaced.
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  9. Posts : 1,077
    Windows 10

    Try using something hard like a wood object or the top of a pen bunt not metal or anything that will scratch it and massage that line firmly not to hard just firm and try to get the pixels to come back otherwise there is something wrong with the LCD pcb possibly.

    Usually around the folding area is a key place where they go wrong because its a stress point, you would have to open it or get someone to open it and inspect it and make any repairs.
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  10. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
    Thread Starter

    Mmmhhh.......just tried the above.....and the solid black line has now changed to a faint broken line, and turned GREEN.....weird or what ?
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