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Problem started today while i was reading some documents. A 3 pixel wide line that crosses the whole screen popped up. It is near the bottom of the screen. The thing is the pixels don't stay in a fixed color but rather change according to the background, they take a while to change though. For example right now some of the pixels are gray, others bright blue, others dark blue, others green and the rest red as i am typing. On boot all pixels in those 3 lines are white, after logon they are bluish, so they change according to the background, but most of the time they are just gray.

What do you recommend me to do?

BTW: Im on an Acer Aspire 5735Z, the display is a WXGA 15.6" LCD
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See, if same thing happens in Safe Mode. If not, then most likely, you need to reinstall video driver.
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I can see it when i boot into the BIOS.... it is not windows (pretty sure anyways)
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Then you may have a problem with on-board video chip, which in case of laptop is never good.
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Its not that either, i connected my laptop to a monitor this morning and the line was not visible on the monitor.
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Laptop's screen issue?
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Yeah that doesnt really help me, are they stuck pixels? because they change color... Can it be fixed? What is it? Do i have to replace the screen?
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I don't know much about laptop's screen technology, but try this: http://www.computerh...ic,53099.0.html
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I ran it 12 hours last night over the line and it didnt fix it
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Well, unfortunately, I don't have any more ideas, short of taking it to the shop.
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I had an Acer with the same problem, when I squeezed the screen at the top of the line it went away. It must have been a break in a trace above the screen. This one was under warranty so I sent it back.
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Just as an FYI, stuck pixels are usually only 1 or 2, not a entire line.
As suggested, it sounds like a bad display.
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