Satellite A300D-126 PSAK4E display is distorted at start up

Hi
i have a harman/kardon and the problem is that the display is distorted at start u most times,
sometimes after some time using utp, flikkering screen horizontal lines appear everywhere but when i logged in windows vista the display is working fine most times.
i even run some tests to test the graphic card and it works fine.
Sometimes when i move the screen a bit back or forth it gets tiny distorted for a second then when i continue moving it it doewsn't do much, i am guessing there are three reasons,a wire is loose, the ribbon cable is loose or dying or 3 the inverter is dying, i would like to hear some other opinions.
Thank you very much
Here is the laptops info
Satelite A300D-126
Model no PSAK4E-00X00KGE

>sometimes after some time using utp, flickering screen horizontal lines appear everywhere but when i logged in windows vista the display is working fine most times.
I think you should connect the external monitor.
This would help you to localize the reason or faulty part.
In case the same flickering and the same likes would be visible on the 2nd external screen, the problem could be related to faulty graphic card or faulty motherboard.
If 2nd display would be OK, the notebooks GPU and motherboard should not be affected but the internal display could be the troublemaker.
The solution in such case is easy: the faulty part has to be replaced. The question is: is it worth or maybe its too expensive to replace such parts.

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