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    Scrambled horizontal lines on LCD screen

    Thanks for the replies/suggestions. Warranty is well out unfortunately. The fact the lines are near the hinges did make me think cable issues initially but LCD on its way out is more likely I suppose. As the laptop is still in a usable condition, I don't want to make matters worse by opening...
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    Scrambled horizontal lines on LCD screen

    My 5 year old Samsung laptop developed thin lines at the bottom of the screen where the task bar is. There were originally about 5 but has increased to about 12 now. Lines are present at start up. Tried external monitor and lines are gone so I think it's the LCD/cable. I've noticed when...
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    Is my external HD knackered ?

    Thanks for the quick replies. Yes, yellow warning: Reallocated Sector Count Current: 78 Worst: 78 Threshold: 36 Data: 915 Quite conflicting answers here just like my Google research. Some say it's not too series and others say not to write anything else to the drive and back up everything...
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    Is my external HD knackered ?

    Hi, I own a 1tb Seagate Desktop external drive. Bought it about 4 years ago and around 6 months in, it started making clicking noises occasionally but I didn't worry too much about this. During some routine house keeping, I ran HD Tune over all my drives and got a warning over the...