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07-Jul-2012, 09:08 PM #1
Solved: Black/green/white lines on screen
I had just clicked into some video on youtube when the screen suddenly became filled with lines like this:


(This bar is now at the top of my desktop)

(This is my start menu)

I clicked around a few times and it eventually went away. However, my start menu and desktop still has these lines.

Does anyone know what they are and how I can get rid of them?
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08-Jul-2012, 08:41 AM #2
It could be that the video or graphics card has gone bad or got corrupted in some way.If they are bad they have to be replaced if corrupted try to do a repair and see what happens or try a system restore back to before the problem started.
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08-Jul-2012, 04:07 PM #3
This can be caused by your graphic card,try updating it and if it still isn't working you will have to upgrade your graphic card to a better one or buy the same one you are using at the moment. Could you tell me your pc specs?
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08-Jul-2012, 05:20 PM #4
As SUEOHIO and Ryuzaki stated, this is likely due to your graphics card.

Update the drivers for your graphics card by downloading the latest off the manufacturer's website.

Remove and re-seat your graphics card on your motherboard unless your graphics are integrated.

If neither of the above work, replace your graphics card with another card of similar power consumption.
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08-Jul-2012, 07:29 PM #5
Thanks everyone--it went away after a restart (I was worried it would be something more) but I'll update my graphics card just in case.
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08-Jul-2012, 07:50 PM #6
You are welcome.Good to know its solved.
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