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Trying to determine if the video card in my Dell Inspiron 8600 is bad. The screen has is distorted with small discolored lines that are constantly on the display. There is also a bluish tint to the entire screen. Videos, video games, are completely distorted when played. LCD screen was replaced about 2 years ago. Laptop is over six years old.

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Ya seems like a hardware issue.. So tyr to run a hardware diagnostics on the laptop and see if it a hardware failure

http://findtechhelp12.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-run-dell-diagnostics.html

Posted on Dec 08, 2010

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