Here's what others were saying online through tutorials and other forums...
-Some say it a driver issue, specifically the directX drivers. (I've updated them and no result)
-Some say it's a hardware issue, specifically an issue with either the physical wiring of the screen itself or an issue so severe it requires complete replacement of the screen. (This, I cannot afford)
-Some also say that it's a BIOS issue. (Which I don't know enough about BIOS to say that's likely)
Now, I'd say it's starting to lean toward screen replacement after reading about this issue online, however I figured I'd run it past the infinite genius of the internet first to see if there's a less costly way!
Any assistance will be appreciated! Thank you for your time.