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Q: Vertical Yellow Line

I would appreciate help please.
I have just purchased an IBM 390 laptop. It has a veritcal thin yellow line about three inches in from the right on the screen. I have tried an external monitor and thats OK.
Please reply in " DUMMIES 2 language as I am just learning.
Thanks
Keith

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A:Removing "line in" echo from Realtek HD Audio output (if it is not a sound effect)

Two same signals

You're doing the right thing... getting rid of the other input signal.
 

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A:White Horizontal line on top of the screen

Could u give some specs what monitor and video card, what operating system? what computer?
 

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A:White line

Hi,

What laptop do you have? It would be much helpful to anyone here who might be able to help if you could provide more additional information about your laptop and other specifications.
 

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Hi,
I know its a long time ago, but I have the same problem - did you get any response to this post and were you able to fix this issue?
Thanks.
 

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A:T1 line very slow at work

You should be asking your ISP these questions.

I'm not absolutely positive, but I will state my two cents. I think all the machines on the network uses what is known as timeshare. If only one machine needs access then all the bandwidth is alloted to this one machine. But if two machines need access, time is shared between the two machines. Timeshare is split between machines making data request. Once a machine is no longer sending data request, there is no need in timeshare being alloted for the machine. In other words there is no specific set speed for each machine on the network. Network traffic is controlled by how many machines are making network request at any given time.





Hallo104 said:





Why is it that 10 years ago schools with hundreds of computers ran seamlessly on T1 and we can't run a maximum of 30 computers on it now?Click to expand...

This phenomenon you mention is the Internet evolving and requiring more bandwidth as it progresses. The Internet 10 years ago wasn't bloated with as many high bandwidth websites. Dial-up was probably still common and fully functional back then. I'd hate to even make a connection with Dial-up now, it would probably take 4 minutes, for a single web-page to render.
 

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Did you get this solved?
 

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A:Does Realtek 6.0.1.5898 have a line-in option?

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A:Horizontal line on monitor

If you don't want to buy another monitor or put up with it then your only other option is to open the monitor up and look around. I would say its probably not a loose cable(you would have a much more noticeable issue if it were that). It could simply be a electronics failure or even a damaged cable. I believe most Acer monitors have a 3 year warranty.
 

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A:I get O2 broadband through DSL (phone line)

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A:Problem with Mic in and Line out ports and Realtek AC'97 Audio

During your-




Spudrifle said:





fiddling aboutClick to expand...

did you try downloading and running OpenAL from here?
 

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Do you have loaded the latest sound drivers for the that device?
 

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THANKS, Gytarman.
 

A:Stack overflow on line 0

Resolved

Friends,

With the help of Microsoft i was able to resolve issue. They had me reomve security software, which in my case was AVG 9.0 an this resolved issue.

Gytarman.
 

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A:Weird line/dots when playing game

It looks like a problem with your graphics card. Either it is failing or overheating.
 

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A:Problems with Wan Minport with yellow mark

Did the Wan Miniport become exposed after you "scan for hardware changes" (forth(4th) button from the right) ? To fix a slow download speed? I did this to my Mother's laptop turned out that she had only run out of download. And then the "Internet Provider" chokes-off (SLOWS) the download rate due to greater Price. She too has a Motorala SURFboard SB1501 USB cable modem. I remember it was very frustrating because the speed she had backed off to made it almost impossible to use the Internet. Pages took the amount of time "it took to boil a large Kettle, make a BIG pot of coffee then wait for it to cool down so to drink!!"
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https://broadband.custhelp.com/app/answers/list
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http://broadband.motorola.com/consumers/products/SB5101/downloads/2.4.5.1.WHQL_Driver.exe
 

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A:Vertical Lines

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A:Vertical lines from start up

Try updating the drivers:




kimsland said:





nVidia Video Card Drivers
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A:Graphics card problem - pink, green, blue, yellow specks/lines on screen

Longer posts mean more information and that's ALWAYS a God-send to anyone trying to troubleshoot a problem. So no apologies are necessary.

As for your problem, I'm going to agree with your roomie. There is very little you can do to fix this. Right now, the state of your computer follows one of the following options:

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A:Vertical colored lines across lcd screen

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A:Visiontek Radeon X1050 Line Problem

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A:Vertical Purple Line

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A:How many phones/modems can I have on one phone line?

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Not familiar with this situation per say, but you've done what you could, and yes, I'd replace that video card, if even possible.

Laptops having heat issues, not a new phenomenon, have to blame that models engineers for that, so the fans in that laptop are in tip top shape still?

Nature of the beast 8(
 

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Hi TheCase and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

Their are products you can buy that plug into the phone socket such as this one, however if you want to use your computer to record them then there is also software based programs that require a modem in the computer see here, you must remember though that in certain states you have to let people know that they are being recorded or you are breaking the law.



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kimsou said:



This happened before and when I changed the wallpaper it went away. This red line on the righthand side won't go away! is this bad news? Time to use the guarantee? again... the shop changed my pc already once 2 weeks after I bought it... please can someone tell me if I can fix it myself? thanks anyoneClick to expand...


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A:Vertical lines on boot!

Do the lines still appear in safe mode? It could be a monitor or graphics card problem.
 

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My guess is the Video card is semi-pooched!!It is a 6 year old GeForce V6600.
My computer is a P3 667.What would a good replacement card of at least equal or better performance be?
 

A:Vertical lines on Monitor-Display Error

It could be the monitor that is at fault if its as old as your pc!!!!
 

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my mother in law wants the internet in her house and i live about 150feet away, can i connect her computer up to my computer so we can share the same broadband wirelessly??? i have a adsl modem and we both have windows xp. if i can, how do i do this ??? can anyone help me please.
 

A:connecting two commputers to one line

thats on the edge
get wireless router and a wireless card for her machine
follow the manual carefully read your isp's setup for networking
this is for dsl or cable only

need reminded jobeard
ya wireless G mimo
set one up last week good to 350ft
 

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Hi.

I have a problem with my computer screen. I have these what appears to be purple bars running vertically across my screen, 5 of them in total and about 4cm apart. When I run a graphical program/game the graphics are all f*cked up and it's really annoying. Have you any clue on what this might be?

I have a Radeon 9700 Pro if that helps.

Thanks
 

A:Vertical purple stripes on computer screen

Try removing the Radeon 9700 drivers and then reinstall them. You might want to check ATI's site and see if there are updated drivers available for your card
 

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So i ve had my Gateway SE for a few years now Around november the computer seemed to have a problem I left one night while leaving it on came button power has Gateway yellow 300SE turn won't & on home and the power Gateway 300SE has yellow power button & won't turn on button was yellow I figured it was in sleep mode but it never seemed to turn back on ever So I just bought a laptop and figured it had died Well now I have to get back on that computer I m a graphic designer and realized my whole portfolio that I am in desperate need of now is loaded onto the hard drive of that computer So is there any way I could get the computer Gateway 300SE has yellow power button & won't turn on fixed or does anyone know what possibly the problem could be I figured something was fried in it I m no computer whiz so I have no idea what to do The only thing I can think of is to download all my old stuff off that hard drive onto a new one or whatever I did that once but forget how i could learn though I Gateway 300SE has yellow power button & won't turn on d really like to get the computer up and working though because a computer is a computer it d save me some money Any help would be greatly appreciated nbsp

A:Gateway 300SE has yellow power button & won't turn on

Well the most likely posibilities are the Powersupply and the Motherboard. First inspect the motherboard and any other components for phyiscal signs that they have been fried (burn Marks,burnt smell).If no phisical damage is seen replace the powersupply
Here are some links to replacements.

A 300W powersupply should be suficent but has limited upgradeibility
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817103463
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817104933

I recomend one of the 350W powersupplies below
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817104901
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681710393
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681710345
http://www.pcpowercooling.com/products/viewproduct.php?show=S31ATX
 

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