If it's in all video modes, you are ****ed. Better make a complaint to eBay unless it's stated in the description that the screen behaves funny.
hi i dont know if anyone can help me ? i bought a laptop off ebay it was sold as working but when i swiych it on it has vertical lines through all the words which makes it impossible to read any suggestions would be most grateful. os is windows98 its a toshiba tecra500cdt model num 1221e yx-en