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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
 
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computer problems. help?

ok so my computer screen got this pin sized nick on the screen (i suspect my brother or his cat....) and then that turned into a crack which spread massively and now theres black smudges on the screen (dying pixels i assume? sorry for the ignorance but im not good with computers). im guessing im f**ked but i figured id ask, is there ANYTHING i can do?

thanks guys
-Damien
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 01:28 AM
 
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Re: computer problems. help?

Stationary computer or a notebook? If it's a stationary, get a new screen. If it's a notebook, get a new computer. And get a cage for your brother/cat.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 01:32 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: computer problems. help?

notebook :/ aahhhh that sucks. oh ell, this computer has been nothing but trouble (velocity micro M10, NEVER GET ONE!!!!).

and ill keep that cage in mind, for both of them
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Re: computer problems. help?

Well i checked the specs on your notebook and i see it has a VGA output. You could always hook it up to an external monitor. Even those old cheap dinosaurs. Im sure you could pick one up cheap no more than 10 to 20 bucks on Craigslist. Or if your tv is fancy enough, hook it up to there. Thats what i do with everything
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: computer problems. help?

thanks thund3r. ill probably hook it up to my TV. only problem is i dont have a very long cord for this thing and my relatively small 40" TV will all of a sudden look massive. not good. so ill probably get a monitor. thanks!
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