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My 5 month old laptop has faint diagonal lines appearing in the display..

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They're a couple mm thick and run all the way from corner to corner in an even pattern. They don't move. They're faint and even. It looks like they're 'burned in' is the best say to explain it...As if an image of diagonal lines was left on display for far too long...
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got a pic?

you could try to rma.
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The problem is I'm in Thailand (bought here also) and if I had to bet, the notebook would come back 2 months later with the problem not fixed.

This has been one of the worst purchases. ever. The burner doesn't work either but I didn't even try to use it until I had the computer for several months. Have tried several different burning applications and media and content. The discs 'burn successfully!' but none of them are readable.

A raw deal from the beginning, first one they gave me was a display model they tried to disguise as new. Found dust in the corners and a stripped screw. Should of kept that one. This one's a mess.

Sorry...Just ranting. I will try to get a picture, but they're quite faint. If they weren't even it would look almost like dust. Annoying all the same.
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Here's a pic... I think can be seen on the right side of the blue and coming into the message box.

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I maybe see what you are talking about, moving from the top left towards the bottom right? Looks like an LCD setting thing. Have you tried resetting the LCD to default settings?
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Yes, exactly... They run from top left to bottom right. To my eyes looks like burn in or some such. But obviously I haven't left a full-screen picture of diagonal lines on my LCD for extended periods of time.

The LCD I'm using is the stock LCD that came with the notebook. I'll see if I can find some settings to adjust.
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Another thing to do is try an external display. If you see the same thing than it is a gpu problem and updated drivers might help.
If the problem doesn't show up with an external display it is most likely a screen defect, and you need to RMA, with detailed description, and a picture like the one above, but open it in paint and circle what you mean.
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