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Fix Horizontal, Vertical Lines on Laptop Screen Display Easy Way

by Fahad Saleem

If you are looking to fix horizontal lines on laptop screen display, you are at the right place because in this article, we will show you all the solutions which you could use to fix the lines on laptop display. While this is a hardcore hardware LCD and display problem, you could still apply some software and hardware tricks before sending your laptop to the vendor or technician for an LCD replacement or a comprehensive checkup. Some users have reported vertical and horizontal lines on laptop, covering half of the screens. The lines look multicolored sometimes, or they could also be black and white. Here are the ways to fix horizontal and vertical lines on laptop screen on any laptop like HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Dell, Acer etc.

Fix Horizontal, Vertical Lines Laptop Screen

Pressing on the Screen and then using screw

This solution has worked for many users. Just press on the LCD screen with your both the thumbs on two different places. Place one thumb on the left side and place the other one on a little bit of the right side and then press the thumbs of the screen. This will fix the lines on laptop.

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You can press the screen on different locations (on the areas which is showing lines) and check which location is the spot for you. As you can see in the image, pressing the screen from the center with finger also removes the lines. You can also press the laptop screen from the left, on the screen panel side, from the front and back.

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As this is a temporary fix, you will have to send your laptop to a mechanic to get the detailed fix. He will probably replace the LCD or tighten the screen from the backend.

Meanwhile, you can use the bolt screw gadget on your screen to make the screen pressed. This will keep the display on and you will not see the lines.

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You can tighten the screen from the panel side by screwing this thing up. The lines will go. You can pretty much use your laptop in this way forever. No need to spend hefty money on screen replacement.

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Fixing Hinges

If the above trick wasn’t able to fix your lines on laptop screen problem, you can use another way.

This is a bit technical way which involves unscrewing the front cover panel of your laptop screen. Put the laptop upside down with screen in front of you and open the front cover. Now touch the corners of the screen and check which part is sensitive to touch in terms of lines.

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Put a cardboard in the covering of the hinges of the place where the lines go.

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To have a detailed look on how to open the front cover and where to put the cardboard exactly, watch this great video.

This is how to fix horizontal lines on laptop screen display. In case of any confusion of further elaboration, feel free to comment on this post.

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