My screen is suddenly divided in three equally large parts with a large black area in between. This is itself pretty annoying. But they also come in the wrong order: part 3, part 2 part 1.

Did I do something myself or is the graphic card ruined.

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When I plug in an extra screen the extra screen looks normal and the internal is still messed.

  • Check to make sure everything in plugged in firmly. – soandos Mar 21 '12 at 8:42
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    Not even the ribbon cable from the TFT to the motherboard? – mickburkejnr Mar 21 '12 at 8:53
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    Does this only happen while windows is running, or on the BIOS screen as well? – Michael K Mar 21 '12 at 9:04
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    try wiggling the screen around. If it gets worse/better, then it's the TFT ribbon on your motherboard. – qweet Mar 21 '12 at 9:15
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    looks fun to write a question on it. :D – Apache Mar 21 '12 at 9:48

try WINDOWS + P keyboard shortcut several times to turn on-off the monitor. Can you change the screen resolution ?

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