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Q: touch screen has two lines across the top

I just bought an R5-571T from Best Buy. It's a two in one, but there is a doulbe ine that goes across the top of the screen. My initial though was that it served a purpose and there was some setting that was causing it, but I haven't been able to find anything. I took a screen shot, but the lines do not show up in the screen shot. If you're using the Chrome browswer the location would be right through the middle of the tabs going accross the whole screen or about 3mm down from the top and the lines are about 1mm apart.

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Can we replace the capacitive touch controller or is it fixed?

A:Can one capacitive touch screen be replaced by a resistive touch screen?

Can you please provide more details?
What device do you mean?

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My Ideapad S415 touch screen has suddenly stopped working.  I've had a tech connect to my PC and try a BIOS reload of default settings, plus unistalling all "HID" devices in Device Manager with no resolution.  I've also tried a system restore with no luck. The system properties does see the touch capability. Suggestions? Thanks.










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A:Ideapad S415 Touch - touch screen stopped working

hi Hersh,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
First do a Power Drain 
     (If the battery is removable)
            Remove AC and Battery and hold the power button down for 15 sec.
               Turn the computer back on and see if the Touch capability is now detected under System Properties,
                  If not
         I suggest you contact Lenovo Technical Team about the Issue as this may be a device detection issue.
       Lenovo Technical Team
 
Regards
Solid Cruver



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A:IdeaPad z400 Touch - Touch screen not working

I facing the same situation right now. any solution please. left side of monitor is being "touched"?

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A:Yoga touch screen generates random touch while lid...

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A:Lenovo S210 Touch broken LCD and Touch screen

Hi Magnutus, welcome to the forums.
 
Please check if you Lenovo S210 is on warranty under with this tool.
After that you can open a ticket with Lenovo for the screen to be fixed, if it is not under warranty it will have a cost.
 
If you are the guys that like to fix it yourself (and it is not under warranty) I can recommend you to check the support site for your model, read the Hardware Maintenance Manual (on the documents area) and check how the machine is organized on the inside. On the parts lookup page you can find the parts number so you can find a replacements for the component that is giving you issues.
 
I hope this links helps you.
Regards
 
 
 
 

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A:Touch Screen of HP Envy m7-n101dx (touch)

Hello @JeffJadoo, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I understand that you are having an issue with the Touch Screen, and wanted to assist you! Did the notebook originally ship with Windows 10?  How did you go about formatting the notebook, and installing Windows 7?  You may be able to use the Recovery Manager to restore the drivers, however, based on how you installed Windows, the Recovery Partition may already be removed.  You can also try reviewing the following document, to see if the information helps: HP Notebook PCs - Touch Screen Issues (Windows 8) Please post back with the results.  It is possible that the Touch Screen may not be supported for Windows 7 on that particular notebook. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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A:S400 Touch - Driver for Touch Screen

Hi DJwhiteSquall,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are looking for the display drivers for your Lenovo S400 touch laptop.
 
As per the specification of this laptop  has AMD Radeon 7450M Graphics card, however please share the serial number of the laptop through private message as this help us to assist you in better way.
 
Click here to send the private message.   
    
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
 
Best regards,       
                                     
Ashwin.S




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A:My desktop B50-30 Multi touch touch screen not wo...

Hi keerati,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Check the Touch funtionality in OKR environment.
    Turn off the computer and Turn it back on and right away start tapping F2.
    Select Recovery. Once in the Recovery screen Test the touchscreen by touching any of the option if it will respond.

If the touchscreen works in OKR Environment, I suggest you perform a One key recovery (expect dataloss).
 
If the touchscreen still did not work in OKR Environment, I suggest you call Lenovo Technical Team for assistance.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 



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A:'White Vertical Lines on Orange Screen' Screen of Death

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A:screen flasing gray with lines on screen

Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet. It stays like this for a couple seconds.

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A:lines across screen

maybe its your monitor. could be the monitor doesnt properly support the resolution / refresh rate youre running it at. like, i had this dell 17" CRT that said it would run on 1280 x 1024. but it got distorted at that resolution. so my suggestion is you try reducing the resolution a notch or two. plus check the refresh rate. maybe your monitors dying...
 

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A:Lines through screen

Hi -

Have you tried checking the very back of your monitors cord and checking for marks or possibly defects? Have you tried another monitor - or tried your current monitor on the Dell on another computer?

Have you tried doing a hardware diagnostics test?

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Welcome.

You will have to give a little detail here (as the forum rules prohibit us from mind reading, which is a pity)

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Can you post a screenshot?
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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A:Red Vertical Lines on Screen

Quote:





Originally Posted by atc142730


Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

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Try reinstalling the software for your graphic card, see how that works.


Have you heard weird noises of the fan before that?
By the way how old is your graphic card, wich type of graphic card and how do you use it. ?
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A:White lines across the screen

Hi ritz1980 :wave: Welcome

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It is most likely one of two things:

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2.) Driver issues

-----------------
Try running the laptop in "Safe Mode", if there are lines down the screen the problem is most likely the video card going bad.

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A:Weird Lines on the Screen

This could be a problem in screen tearing but that looks a bit TOO extreme just for screen tearing. I do not have a valid answer yet but if i find one i will be sure to let you know. Good Luck! -Mike

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A:White Lines all over screen

Have you tried a different monitor?

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A:Lines plastered all over my screen

Hi and welcome.

So you can't get into normal mode, just safe mode?

My first guess would be the video card died. You can try reseating it. If it has a fan on it, be sure that it is still spinning.
 

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A:Vertical lines on LCD screen

To check if the vertical lines on your screen is caused by a faulty LCD screen, try to access the bios and check if the vertical lines appear. If you see the vertical lines on the bios screen that means your LCD will need to be replaced. But if you did not see any lines then it is possible that your issue is with the video card. Try to reinstall the video card driver for your system and see if that will help.
 

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A:Flashing Screen and Lines

Laptops are notorius for frying video chips. Can happen when you close the lid and the monitor and everything stays on, everything overheats and bingo - dead graphics chip on the mobo and possibly other hardware problems. Unfortunately this usually means replacing the mobo . Another possibility is a damaged cable where the lid hinges on to the body - this is usually a flexible ribbon cable that supplies the video signal to the monitor. This would be a much cheaper fix but probably the less likely cuprit.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/flashing-screen-and-lines.936284/
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A:laptop screen lines

So no reply any ways i think i should say some thing...

still trying to fix the problem and just realised that its not the laptop screen ... just attached another external screen . So it seems like BIOS or the VGA..
 

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A:Weird lines at top of screen *again!!*

hey henry,

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A:Green lines across screen

Try using your monitor on another system to check whether it's not causing the problem. If the monitor is fine then it should be related to the GPU. However, since you say that it's also happening with the onboard video, it does seem a little strange. Just ensure that your system temperatures are not too high.
 

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A:wobbily lines on screen

The sites that are suggesting the card is faulty are likely right. This is one of the common symptoms, another cause can be heat or lack of power(ie. cheap power supply or failing power supply). Pop open the case and see if the issue gets any better. Or have the card tested in another computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wobbily-lines-on-screen.535462/