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Why are There White Lines Running, (Vertically,) Down my Laptop Screen?

White, vertical lines on a laptop screen  Do you have white lines running, (vertically,) down your laptop screen? These lines are often the product of a faulty VGA cable or a defective screen. Below, you'll find information on how best to solve the problem. White lines on a laptop screen  Explanations and solutions  The problem may be caused by the VGA cable: is the problem intermittent; does it come and go? If it does, it may be caused by a faulty VGA cable. This cable helps create an image on your screen by connecting the body of the laptop to the back of the display. Often, this cable runs close to the laptop screen hinges and, so, it can be worn down by continual use of the laptop, (and, thus, continual closing and opening of the laptop lid.) How do I know if it's the VGA cable? If the vertical, white lines on your display are being caused by a faulty VGA cable you should see a significant change in the problem when you open and close your laptop screen. If you think that you have a faulty VGA cable, you'll need to source an adequate replacement. These cables can be difficult to locate, so, we've put together a helpful list of retailers to help get you going.  The VGA cable might be loose: the cable that sends the signal to your screen might have become loose or, the connector may not be working efficiently. To ascertain whether this is the problem, you'll need to access the VGA cable, (which is connected to the lower back of your laptop screen.) To do this, you'll need to remove your screen. This video will help guide you through the laptop screen removal proesss.                                                                                 The VGA cable                                                                                 If neither of the above options work, you may need to buy a replacement laptop screen. On the back of your laptop screen, there is a logic board which also helps relay images to your screen. Unfortunately, logic boards are non-replaceable so, if this is the reason for the fault, you'll need to purchase a replacement display.                                                                                      The logic board      *Disclaimer: As with any repair you choose to undertake, Laptop-LCD-Screen.co.uk cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to your device during the replacement/repair process. If you feel anxious or unsure about completing this repair yourself, it is best to err on the side of caution.

Can I Replace my Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 Screen?

Replacing a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screen  A broken laptop screen can be a source of great frustration. However, the laptop screen replacement process is much easier than you might think. In replacing our damaged Lenovo Ideapad Z575 screen yourself, you could save valuable time and money. Below, you'll find step by step instructions to help guide you through.   How to replace a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screen Step one  Before doing anything else, make sure that you have unplugged your laptop from the mains power, remove the batter and disconnected all peripheral devices, (such as memory sicks and speakers.) Once you are ready to begin, locate and remove the aesthetic screws covers disguising the screws at the bottom corners of the front bezel. Note: to remove the covers hiding the screws, you'll need to use a flat-edged implement and/or a plastic opening tool. Once you have removed, (and set aside,) the plastic covers that hide the screws, remove the screws underneath and, set them aside, also.  Step two Firmly, (but gently,) prise the front bezel away from the rest of the screen casing. Note: the front bezel is held in place by a number of clips, rather than tape or adhesive. Work your way around the outer edges of the front bezel, carefully lifting it away from the damaged screen. Once you are sure that you have loosened it sufficiently, pull the front bezel away from the machine and, set it aside safely. In the top corners of the exposed screen, you should see two further screws holding the damaged display in place. Remove these screws also, and set them aside safely. Step three  At the bottom of the exposed screen, you should see four further screws. Note: don't completely remove the screws at the bottom of the exposed screen.  Pull the top of the broken screen slightly towards you, proceeding to remove the small cable which connects the top, (and back,) of the screen to the machine's webcam. Having removed this cable, pull the screen further towards you and remove the screws found on either side of the newly exposed, (left and right,) sides. Having removed, (and set aside,) these screws, pull the broken diplay towards you and lay it, (face down,) on the machine's keyboard. At the back of the screen, you should see two further cables that you'll need to disconnect. Once you have disconnected both of these cables, you should be able to remove the damaged Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screen from your machine. Step four  To fit your newly bought replacement screen, simply complete the above instructions in reverse.  Helpful resources  How to replace a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screen: http://www.insidemylaptop.com/how-to-replace-lcd-screen-on-lenovo-ideapad-z575-laptop/  Screen replacement: Lenovo IdeaPad Z575: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7skvKCzCyXI Replacement Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screens  Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 screen: https://www.laptop-lcd-screen.co.uk/shop/IBM-LENOVO-IDEAPAD-Z575-15.6-LAPTOP-SCREEN__16414.asp    *Disclaimer: As with any repair you choose to undertake, Laptop-LCD-Screen.co.uk cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to your device during the replacement/repair process. If you feel anxious or unsure about completing this repair yourself, it is best to err on the side of caution.

How do I Replace the Screen on an Asus K53U?

Replacing the screen on an Asus K53U A broken laptop screen can be a source of great frustration. However, armed with the correct knowledge, you should be able to replace your Asus K35U yourself, saving, in the process, valuable time and money. Below, you'll find detailed instructions, (and a number of other resources,) to help guide you the screen replacement process. How to replace the screen on an Asus K53U Step one Firstly, before doing anything else, unplug your laptop from the mains power, remove the batter and, ensure that you have disconnected all peripheral devices,, (such as speakers.) Next, use a flat edged implement or a plastic opening tool to gently prise off both of the aesthetic screw covers located at the bottom of the front bezel. Once you have done that, unscrew the screws hidden underneath these covers and, set them aside safely. Then gently, (but firmly,) pull the front bezel away from the rest of the screen casing. Note: the bezel is held in place using plastic clips so, you should be able to pull it free from the screen. Proceed with caution, however, so as to avoid snapping the plastic.  Step two  Once you have successfully worked the front bezel off the machine and set it aside safely, you should see six screws, (two in the top corners and four at the bottom,) holding the broken screen in a metal holding frame. Unscrew, (and set aside safely,) the two screws found at the top of the screen and, then, partly unscrew the four screws found at the bottom of the damaged Asus K35U display. Once you have completed all of these steps, take hold of the top of the screen, (taking care if the damage to it extensive,) and, pull it slightly towards you. On both sides of the screen, you should find eight further screws, (four on either side.) Unscrew each of these screws and, set them aside.  Step three Still holding onto the top of the damaged screen, pull it further towards you and lay it flat so that it rests, (face down,) on the keyboard in front. At the bottom, (and back,) of the screen, you should see a fairly thick cable running back to the body of the machine. Disconnect this cable. You should now be in a position to remove the damaged screen from the machine. To fit your newly bought Asus K35U screen, just perform the above instructions in reverse.  Further advice  How to replace the screen on an Asus K53U: http://www.insidemylaptop.com/how-to-replace-screen-on-asus-k53u-laptop/  *Video* Asus K53U screen replacement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTg47HjIra0  *Video* Asus K53U screen replacement video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVJOq2PdE9I   Replacement Asus K53U screens Asus K53U screen replacement: https://www.laptop-lcd-screen.co.uk/shop/ASUS-K53U-15.6-LAPTOP-SCREEN__4298.asp    *Disclaimer: As with any repair you choose to undertake, Laptop-LCD-Screen.co.uk cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to your device during the replacement/repair process. If you feel anxious or unsure about completing this repair yourself, it is best to err on the side of caution.