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What keeps turning my monitor on?

I've got a laptop that's suffered some chassis damage that makes it very cumbersome to open/close the laptop. Normally, the metal ends of the LCD hold onto the chassis, but in this case the magnesium ...
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1answer
62 views

What configuration parameter can cause physical damage to the screen?

During an interview, I was asked that whether a buggy or faulty display software driver can cause physical screen damage. During discussion of that question, the interviewer mentioned that ...
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3answers
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Cannot enter BIOS due to broken screen

Lately my laptop(hp g42 247sb) screen is damaged, so I hook it up with a external monitor(LG something) and it works fine now. But the only annoying thing is I cannot navigate the BIOS menu for some ...
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2answers
296 views

Huge area of stuck pixels

A toddler slammed down my laptop screen while an iPod was laying on top of the keyboard. The damage resulted in a massive area of stuck pixels on the laptop screen, approximately 2 inches by 10 ...
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3answers
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Can a monitor get damaged due to rotating? [closed]

Can a particular monitor(-type) get damaged when it gets rotated while it's powered on? (like a screen-holder such as this allows)
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1answer
75 views

Change screen area available to apps and OS because of dead pixels

OK, I've inherited a nice laptop that has a screen with a 3 inch width vertical column on the right of dead pixels. It's usable, I've installed the latest ubuntu and have the task bar on the left. ...
4
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3answers
290 views

What's wrong with this screen

I have a Samsung netbook N130, out of warranty. One day a kid sat on it and since then the display on the monitor is split horizontally. Each half is a duplicate of the other as you can see on these ...