Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-SZ460N/C Notebook ?

I was playing online games on my sony vaio. Suddenly I got blue lines on the screen and the laptop stopped responding. So I tried restarting the laptop but I get blue thin vertical lines before the laptop boots. Since then the laptop does not boot in normal mode. It only boots in safe mode. I was trying to figure out the problem online and someone suggested to disable the display drivers and so I did. Since then the laptop still gets the blue vertical lines before Vista starts but it boots in no


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Blue thin lines before it boots will rule out an operating system or driver fault. So it would appear something in the machine has failed.
\015\012Do you have a VGA monitor you can connect to it and see whether it shows the fault? This will show that if the fault also shows on the external monitor, it is likely an electronic fault on the main board, whereas if it works on the external monitor but not on the built-in monitor, my guess would be the cable that goes from the main board up through the hinge of the screen into it, or a connector, or an actual fault with the LCD display.
\015\012Windows booting normally once the display drivers were disabled indicates to me that Windows is no longer detecting the faulty display and therefore boots normally - possibly pointing to failed electronics in some way. It could even be corrupt BIOS that controls the video or something along these lines, though that's unlikely.
\015\012Good luck, either way it sounds like it's off to a computer repair shop. Is it under warranty?
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