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Laptop display issue. Bad cable? (Lenovo Ideapad y560p)

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I've made a video showcasing the problem for you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8uFjwMmffc

Also to note, a few months ago I was able to wiggle it to show a completely undistorted display, now I can't.

Also, both the VGA and HDMI ports work as they should with no distortion.


Do you guys think its just the cable?
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Screen went black and wouldn't turn on whatsoever. Replaced the cable and it works again, but the distortion is still there.

Going to go for a new display next. Fearing that it might be an issue on the motherboard connections.
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