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Laptop Screen issue.

Question: Laptop Screen issue.

Hi.I have a Dell Latitude D430 laptop running vista Business. My screen went out so i changed the screen and inverter now the screen just keeps blinking. Can anyone help? I can up load video if that would be an aid to anyone willing to assist me.

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Answer: Laptop Screen issue.

You physically replaced the screen? Hmm... might be a bad video adapter.

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Hello, So I have a user that just recently started to have an issue.  The laptop is fine (beyond the sound issues with the X230 which aren't solved (sound issue)), but if the user puts the laptop in the docking station with the laptop lid/screen closed/down, the external monitor only displays the desktop background but no login screen or desktop icons. This user has Windows 7 Pro. on it, I just installed the latest video driver from Lenovo's site and that didn't help.  I made sure the screens were set to clone and not extended displays. When the user flips up the laptop screen/lid, both screens are cloned and all is fine.  Supposedly this just started to happen a few days ago. But if the user has the laptop turned off, puts it in the docking station, closes the lid and turns the laptop on, the external monitor works just fine. I've changed clone to extended desktop just to see if that would help any but it didn't.  Set her back to cloned displays. Only other thing I can think of doing is to make sure the external monitor's resolution is set right but...don't understand what's going on.... Thoughts?

Answer:x230 (2320) laptop issue with external monitor when laptop lid/screen is up

Hi, cftech
 
My first recommendation would be to make sure that the BIOS and chipset drivers are the latest version. Since the external monitor works, just only certain circumstances, this is most likely a software issue of some sort. The BIOS can be found here and the chipset here.
 
Also, if possible, could you have the user try to connect to the external monitor without the docking station? I'm just curious if the docking station could have something to do with the issue,
 
Best of luck, and let me know how it goes
Adam





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Have Dell Latitude D400 Laptop which is several years old. For many months, had minor problem where LCD screen would have partial garbled horizontal lines, but when I shifted the screen angle -- moved screen on hinges -- back and forth slightly, then screen would be fine. But recently, the bottom 70% of the screen has turned to olive green mush with a few other vertical lines, where as the top 30% of the screen is fine. When I connect external monitor to rear jack, I am able to see all the graphics there and the hardware and software otherwise performing. When run built-in diagnostics, get graphics error with no external monitor, but all tests just fine when ext monitor connected. Conclusion from on line chat with Dell Tech was LCD Screen problem and referred me to the toll free SALES phone number -- meaning just purchase another one.

How do I know if the problem is the LCD screen being shot, or possibly just needing to clean or repair the connection through the hinges from the CPU/graphics card to the screen itself? If the latter, who should I seek to do such a repair or can I get guidance to open the unit and try myself as I am technically comfortable doing so with instruction? And given the cost of new laptops today, if I need to go outside for repairs, where should I look and up to what cost do you think is worth it, vs just abandon and purchase a new one.
 

Answer:Laptop LCD screen or screen connection issue

Could be a bad connection or the LCD might be shot. I would take it apart and at least poke around if it is no longer under warranty. Dell has some pretty good service manuals on their site. I think yours is here: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd400/en/index.htm#online_documentation

If you don't find anything obvious wrong with it, you can most likely get a screen off FleaBay for a few bucks and try it out.

Or just get some huge hinges and mod a 50" plasma screen on it...

Good luck!

E
 

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About 2 weeks ago, a pink line appeared on my laptop screen. It is a straight line running down the length of the screen on the left side. A couple of days ago another line appeared, this time yellow. I am fairly certain that this is a hardware issue (driver re-install and system rebuild have not helped). I contacted HP who told me my 15month old laptop is out of warranty and will cost 250 to repair.Do I have any other options?ThanksTony Webber

Answer:HP Laptop screen issue

Not really it is a hardware issue rather than software I suspect. You could try ebay to get yourself a new screen cheaper and install it yourself. Usually screens are about 50 - 150 depending on the one you need. However some home insurance may cover you for the costs but remember the rise in the premium before you do claim.

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Hi. I've had this laptop, a Dell Inspirion 1200, for a few weeks now. I usually either close the cover or put it into Hibernation when I'm done using it. I haven't jarred it, shocked it, or stepped on it.

Basically, I opened up the cover and hit power. While it was booting up, I looked away to do something, and when I looked back, the screen was covered in white vertical lines. I shut down the computer by holding down the power button, then rebooted. When it came up again, it was perfectly fine (no lines at all.)

Is this a fluke or something I should worry about in the future?
 

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I own an HP Compaq nc6320....and recently my screen has been acting weird. it only turns on some of the time upon startup. Sometimes it seems like it has to cool down for it to work, I'll have to leave it off for a while before the screen will work. But also i noticed that the fan doesnt seem to be running as fast when the screen isnt working. Is this because my computer isnt fully booting? I'm thinking i may have fried my video card, as i play WoW sometimes. Could this be a virus? Any help would be appritiated.

Thanks
 

Answer:Laptop Screen Issue

anyone??? i could really use the help
 

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I have a dell vostro 1000 that runs windows vista the screen does not work. So i connected an external monitor. A view sonic and it worked fine for a while. Now, the monitor will not stay on. Is there something i can do, to get the screen back on? And if not, should i try to get parts for my laptop or try to get another monitor or a new laptop. Help me get back in action

Answer:Laptop screen issue

Hi and welcome to TSF what happens when you try to use the external monitor and have you tried using FN and F keys to switch the output to the external

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hello i am new here and i hope i can get some help.
my mom has a toshiba laptop it is a satellite a105-s101. the problem: it has developed a pink line down the middle of the screen, and i have been to toshiba.com and other places and can't find anything. so if somebody could shed some light on this i would appreciate it!!(oh yea and my mom would to)
 

Answer:have a laptop screen issue

The LCD is broken and there is hardly anything a normal person can do to fix it.. If it's under warranty, get it replaced.
 

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Plugged my laptop into a second monitor and set the second monitor to be the only display. After shutting down and turning back on the second monitor isn't registering and my laptop screen is solid white. No way to see anything or adjust settings. How can I fix this?
 

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I have a lenovo T540 laptop. The problem is that my laptop screen will not completely work. What happens, beginning from startup, is that the laptop screen works completely normal, shows the usual lenovo loading screen, then once it reaches the point where is is supposed to show the desktop background(where you sign in.) It changes to a dim black. My external screen is black as well as though it was extending the screen. I can click, then sign in, and access all of my files after I change the setting to second screen only, but I would like to be able to use the laptop screen as well. If anybody could help that would be great.

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Hello,

For the past few days sometimes when I open my laptop I get a grey screen with horizontal streaks (sometimes black with horizontal streaks) running across the screen. If I close the screen and re-open it eventually it will go back to normal. I've also had the screen freeze a few times for a few seconds while I'm using it.

I've hooked it up to my TV when it had the grey screen and it was working fine so I'm pretty sure it's the laptop screen. This doesn't happen all the time so if the solution is get a new screen I'll just live with it, but perhaps something simpler?
 

Answer:Laptop screen issue

My first guess would be the video card or driver but if you hook it to an external monitor and it is OK then it does point to the Laptop screen. Sometimes the ribbon cable from the Motherboard to the monitor can get loose or damaged. Not saying that is what it is tho.
 

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I've had a HP dv6 laptop for close to a year now and have had zero issues up until the last week. I've noticed when watching videos in fullscreen for even a short period of time the contrast for the screen goes right up up when the video is exited, basically if I watch something and then minimise it whatever is behind it is almost unreadable, such as the standard chrome bar up top looks almost one solid, bright colour, after 5 to 10 seconds its back to how it should look.
It's also a LED display
Anybody have a similar situation or know what the problem could be?

Thanks
Andy
 

Answer:HP laptop screen issue

Depending on what program you use for watching videos it may just be bugging up, but also it may be that the program is infected in some way. Have you tried a virus scan?
 

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when i unplug my ac adapter from the wall before i unplug it from my lappy the screen stays bright, which isnt bad. but when i plug it in(wall first then lappy) it goes dim, like its in power saving mode. now how i usually fix this is i recreate the problem by unplugging it from the wall then turning the comp off, then unplug it from the comp while plugging it back into the wall, turn the comp on then plugging it back in. but it usually takes me a couple tries to get it back to normal again. ive turned off my power saving features and ive just had the computer screen replaced about 2 weeks ago. its always done this and i know it happens when i unplug it from the wall first; which if im in a hurry i dont think about it untill its to late.

its not that big of a problem but i would love to know how to fix it faster or maybe disable any features that could cause this.

my computer is an HP Pavilion zv6100 Notebook PC. its all stock except for the new screen.(the springs broke that hold it up and there was a dead pixel at the top)
 

Answer:Laptop Screen issue

any help would be helpful.
 

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sir, some dead pixal see on my laptop screenso please tell me a simple solution of my problemthank you.

Answer:issue about my laptop screen

There is no way to fix it the issue is whether it is serious enough to require that HP replace the screen. There is a "pixel policy" that governs the terms of the warranty. You need to contact HP Warranty Support to see if you can get a new screen. 

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I have a question , when I hook my,Asus to the HDMI to my 1080p tv the image is small,how do I scale it to fit the whole screen?

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The screen on my laptop is moving to the right of the screen and I can't access the left side of the screen. When I drag it across to the left it flies back to the right. The desktop is fine, this only happens when I am in an application e.g. hotmail, facebook, etc. The cat walked across the keyboard so I'm not sure if some of the keys pressed have created this issue.

Answer:Vista laptop Screen issue

"The screen on my laptop is moving to the right of the screen"You must be talking about a browser????Have you tried a different broswer yet???Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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I am facing problem on my laptop LCD Screen Since last two months or so,very tiny White dots are appearing and flickering like starts all over the screen on different different location on screen.But they are not persistent,they sometime disappear.In the same way,Yellow and white puzzle like pattern is appering when i open Photos Software on my windows 8.1 during fliping to another photo it display slightly and very quick as soon as i flip to another picture to see it appears and then gone.And Yello color Occupie half frame of the video when i use to play video on Web,but this time not puzzle like pattern but solid patter,covering half frame of the video.But this does not occur in case  of playing local downloaded video on my laptop.But Those white dots are affecting my videos playscreen when i play local downloaded video. Then i contacted HP Customer Support(Software Team)-On of the Executive from the team had seen the problem live on Their some sort of PC Controlling Applet.And they tried1-troubleshooting and performed diagnosis on the same issue-2-They Have also updated -BIOS- and reinstalling the Graphic Driver  (HP(R)HD Graphic Family). -At then end they came to this statement that There may be some problem in Video Cable. Now this is something which i have tried--I tried upated the Driver to the latest Version -from 10.18.10.3304 to 10.18.10.3325but they problem was consitent. -Then i tried disabling that Display Adapter like this... Read more

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Hi All

Does anyone have any experience of an Advent Laptop working fine, but
when you shut Windows Vista down, shortly after the screen goes blank,
the screen switches back on to a bright white?

The laptop is not on, but the screen is.... obviously this drains the battery.

Apparently some wine was spilt towards the QWERTY side of the keyboard

Any ideas?

Chris
 

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I was using my laptop yesterday afternoon, when the screen began to fail. I turned the laptop off because it had froze, and when I tried to turn it back on, it just continuously reboots and shuts off, and the screen will not come on.

I have tried plugging in an external screen, but it does not receive a signal from the laptop, nor will the external keyboard I have to use (laptop keyboard is broken, not important).

Is there any way I can get the laptop to work again without taking it to a repair shop, or does a certain part need to be replaced?
 

Answer:Laptop won't start after screen issue

It could be one of several issues and from the sounds of it, would require a part replacement. Possibly the video card, but my best guess would be motherboard failure. I really wouldn't be able to tell for sure without further testing.
 

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I have several laptops, one issued by my work and is under the azure identity management. Since inception this laptop screen timeout was always 5 min despite attempts to change. Finally, out admin was able to change it to 30 min, but even though it says 30 minutes the timeout varies from 10 min to 30 min. All my other, using the same win 10 build function fine.
Any thoughts?

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Hi,
I have a Windows 8 Laptop and every few days my laptop screen appears to have spotlights shining down from the top of the screen. If I disable / enable the graphics card in device manager they vanish for a few hours. The image attached shows the display issue (found on google) but the lights are shining upward on the image - in my case the lights shine down from the top.Can anyone please tell me what is causing this and the fix.Thanks,John

Answer:Windows 8 Laptop Screen Issue

It is called "Flashlighting".  Common with LCD screens, that are lit by CFL lighting.

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This is most likely in the wrong forum so feel free to move it to where it should go.

I have a 600m Dell Inspiron laptop. One of the hinges of the laptop screen seems to be broken so whenever i adjust the screen the monitor just falls and closes the laptop. Although it is incovenient the laptop works perfectly. i was wondering if a) this could later on affect the laptop and mess up my screen and b) if anyone knew whether Dell warranty would fix this for me or am I held responsibles (even though i have not dropped the computer to cause this to happen).

Thanks for any suggestions!
 

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My laptop screen has developed a vertical grey band about 10cm wide which starts very light but as I leave the laptop switched on gets increasingly dark and when dark I can see effectively a shadow of a previous image on the screen, making it very difficult to read. I'm concerned that it may not simply be a screen replacement issue as there seems some comment that it may be a connector cable issue.  Any ideas?

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Ok. I'm not retarded i swear.
Right now im on a laptop thats resolution is at like 1600/1200 or something and id like it down to 1024/768. Usualy when i do that the icons and everything becomes bigger but it fits the entire size of the screen. Now when i do it on this laptop it just shrings the desktop down to that size and leaves a huge black box around everything else. Anyone have any idea what im missing?
 

Answer:Laptop Screen Resolution issue!?!?!?!

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Peering at the screen, you can tell it's displaying. Sadly, it's only bright enough to see for a brief moment.

I'm running into the D-Sub on the TV and have the CRT/LCD setting to display on both the laptop monitor and the TV. TV is a clear picture and the laptop I'm guessing from reading I've been doing is lacking the backlight.

History: No updates have been done in the timeframe that the monitor issues surfaced. No drivers changed, no programs installed (except vaguely possibly ExamDiff and one or two portable apps (http://portableapps.com/).

A week or two ago, I noticed the screen seemed to be shadowed in one area but the shadow seemed to go away if you brightened the screen all the way. Also, the screen seemed to be flickering, like lightbulbs sometimes do before blowing, that really quick, irritating flickering. This didn't usually last long, maybe 30 seconds at the most and it would settle down, ditto the shadowing.

Now, if I switch between CRT/LCD options or press then release the little screen switch near the hinge (the one that turns off the monitor if you close the lid), I tend to get a very quick proper display on the laptop monitor before it goes dark again with the displayed information impossible to read.

The issue is the same through a hibernate and resume, brief flashes of a clear screen and then only the vague outline can be seen.

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Answer:Laptop Screen Backlight(?) Issue

There are 100s of tutorials out there. It is more scary (if you've never done it before) than hard. https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=replacing+ccfl+backlight

I generally recommend replacing both the inverter and CCFL while you have it torn apart.
 

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I bought this laptop back in September-ish of 2014. It runs perfectly fine still and always has but the image on my screen has been a problem since probably December of 2014. I know that seems ridiculous for me to just now be bringing it up but I honestly dont use it that often and only for pleasure so I always put it off and forgot about it.

The screen basically flickers blue in certain spots. Corners of windows, icons, links, etc. Its almost as if it was highlighted... I am not sure what it is. Sometimes it randomly goes away but then comes back within a few days.

If i do a screen grab of the blue flickering it doesnt appear in the jpg. So i took a picture with my cell phone. I uploaded that pic as well as my system specs to this thread.

Anyone please help lol....Bestbuy within 10 minutes told me it would cost me $200 for a new screen without even doing anything besides comestically looking at the screen and laptop. HP has been beyond awful in their "support"

 

Answer:HP Laptop Blue flickering screen issue!

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Hey all, I'm having a dilemma.

TLDR: my new Acer Aspire E 15 laptop has a messed up screen, should I get a refund and either finance a MacBook or find a used MacBook, or try to repair the Acer?

In mid march I bought a new laptop - an Acer Aspire E 15 from Amazon. A couple weeks ago I opened it and there was a big black spot on the screen with white lines coming from it. The laptop hadn't been dropped or even moved, I don't know what caused it. But reviews on amazon said other people had the same problem a month or two after buying the laptop.

I contacted amazon and they said I can return it for a refund. I contacted the seller and they said I could send it to them for repair. However, I use my laptop for work and couldn't go that long without it for them to fix it. When I contacted Acer about the warranty, they said that since the black spot is "finger shaped" (??) it's not covered under warranty. But it is so large that it's a real problem when trying to work, or even just generally use it.

So now I have to decide whether to get it repaired or get a refund and buy a new laptop. I'm leaning toward the latter. I really want a MacBook and was approved for financing from Apple.
However, my friend made the point that computers are kind of like cars in that they depreciate in value after you buy them. So is it really worth getting a new MacBook and financing it? Or should I look into getting a used one for cheaper? If I get a us... Read more

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Hello, so I have this problem with my laptop screen, My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 and not even a month old. While I was reading an article online, I thought I heard a ding sound like what it makes when it asks me for administrative permission for a program to open or do certain functions and then the right upper corner and part of the right side of my screen dimmed. As if there is a shadow over it. When my laptop asks for administrative permission it generally does dim everything but the dialogue box that opens up but never have I ever seen it dim only a section of the screen and a window never opened asking me for permission for anything.

I tried resetting my computer and it changed nothing, I also tried changing my screen's brightness and the dimmed section does get brighter with the rest of my screen but it still stays a few shades darker than the rest of the screen. I do have a warranty that would cover any repairs and fixing that needs to be done but I am hoping it is something that can be easily fixed by myself because sending it in to be looked at, repaired and then returned could take a while and I obviously don't want to waste the time if somebody knows an easy fix to this. Thanks

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
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Answer:Laptop screen issue, dimmed in corner

Try booting into Safe Mode. Since that uses a generic display driver and runs minimal software I think if you get the same dimmed part of the screen you can be pretty confident that you want to get warranty service.
 

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So my sisters laptop which will be around 3 years old runs windows 7. The issue started where it would beep on startup I never knew about this till now but anyways it would bootup fine and work etc till a week ago the screen went dead while in use and would not come back on. So i tried it myself and it would not work it powers up and the fan works but no screen so I plugged it into a tv via the blue socket and it came on the screen of the tv and the laptop I used the laptop as normal for the rest of the day then again the screen went dead. I tried the tv cable and get no picture on either, I took the ram out and put in different slots to no avail the screen dont come on at all. I pulled the laptop to bits for something to do and cannot see anything loose. Any help would be great. Just to add it no longer beeps everything powers up except the screen
 

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Hello, please help.

I have a laptop Dell Studio connected to Hitachi HDTV. The problem is that since at least 2 weeks ago when I connect the TV as a projector I am not being able to use the full recommended resolution wich is 1920x1080 because it won't fit my TV screen as it used to do.

Can you help figure out what is the exact problem now?

Answer:Laptop to TV output screen resolution issue

Adjusted aspect ratio on TV settings to fit the full screen.

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My laptop screen is dark. I can still hear the boot up sounds but I can't see anything. I tried to hook the laptop to an external monitor and still nothing. I would like to get my files off of the computer and onto an external hard drive. How can I do this?
 

Answer:laptop screen is dark - motherboard issue

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New laptop, booted for 1 and a half hours, now has a green line down the screen.

The retailer wants a screen shot by email before they will even issue an RMA No and agree to accept the laptop. I took a screenie with HypersnapDX but the green line doesn't show up.

They suggested a cell phone with bluetooth / usb - but the laptop doesn't have bluetooth and the cell doesn't come with a compatible cable.

Do I have any options here - software wise to enable me to grab a pic of the green line ?
 

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Just as the title states, my new bought laptop is extremely weird. I am currently having 2 issues, and yes I've searched already(even though its hard to search when this is so confusing)
1. Whenever sound is played on the laptop, WITH and WITHOUT HEADPHONES/MIC plugged in, the left side laptop speaker lets out a static sound for a while, and if a sound on the laptop ends, it ends after like 3-5 seconds.
2. The buggiest issue I am having, is my computer refusing to be the "actual" screen. What I mean by this is that if I screen capture my desktop, the lower maybe 1/6th of the bottom and the right side is cut off, the resolution being weird.
I.E If i stream, and capture a window, and my mouse is in the middle ON MY SCREEN, the stream will show my mouse cursor to the right and a bit below of where it should be in the middle.

Please help me, as I've already tried my laptop brand's customer service GIGABYTE, and Reddit, but to no avail, and GIGABYTE takes forever for them to respond to tickets, and all they ask for is if i installed anything, etc when I got the laptop, when the issue was from the beginning.

What I have tried:
Disable/Enabling NVIDIA/INTEL HD graphics cards
System Reformat
Updating drivers
Change resolution

Thank you for your time, and I pray that someone has a solution for me... this is extremely annoying
 

Answer:Hard to explain issue with Laptop and screen

Hi there

If you have tried a system format the chances are almost 100% hardware related.
You will have to take it back to the seller for inspection.

The will either repair the laptop or credit you.

Best Regards
Grant
 

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This is the second time I've bought a new laptop in 2 weeks, because my old Dell's hard drive crashed.  The first replacement HP wouldn't connect to Wifi and Geek Squad couldn't help from the store, so just traded out for this new one, and that problem is solved.  I'm not sure if my Win 10 is 32 bit or 64 bit, BTW, and don't know if it matters for this issue.  I was on my laptop last night and the keyboard kept acting wonky--slow response and I'd have to hit a key a few times to get the letter/number to type at times.  Also, even though I hit the numlock key, it wouldn't stay locked.  Please tell me this is a quick driver reset.  I really don't want to go back to Best Buy again. 

Answer:HP - 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop keyboard issue

Hi ,Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I understand you are having an issue with the keyboard not responding. I will be glad to help you. Please download and install Synaptics TouchPad Driver.  I know this is for the touch pad, but sometime the touchpad can slow down the keyboard. As both are input devices. Here is a document for Notebook Keyboard Troubleshooting (Windows 10, 8). Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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i just got a new laptop with a 17 inch screen, if i pull up a web site with allot of typed wording (not graphics) i can sometimes see faint green or red almost like a shadow of some of the wording. but if i go to a solid screen it is not there.. so i am almost sure its not dead pixels. anyone else ever experience this?

edit
did some searching on the web and found the term to be color bleeding?
 

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I seem to have broken my laptop. I was trying to hook it up to a tv with an HDMI cable. Following the advice on a website I went to "Adjust screen resolution" to try and find the tv as another device and enable that. However there was no other device, so I decided to play around a bit to see if I could get something to , this was my mistake. On one of the drop down menus under the resolution menu I managed to select something which created a second device in the box showing how many displays you have. I was pretty sure it wasn't the tv but thought I'd keep playing around and on one of the other drop down menus I selected something like "expand across both displays"...said soemthing like that, and then that's when the laptop went blank, still a backlight coming from it but nothing but black on screen. I restarted the laptop, the screen showed up the windows starting stuff then the desktop flickered on for barely a second then it went back to blank screen. I can only guess I've created an imaginary device with obviously no display and this is what it is showing now when it's blank.
Hope this makes sense to someone else, not sure it does to me, I really shouldn't mess about with technology.
With some advice from someone else I tried toggling with the fn f buttons, f5 was the only thing that did anything but it just toggles from a light black to a dark black, as it would be if it were turned off. I have tried starting it in safe mode but it doesn't give me the... Read more

Answer:Laptop display issue screen blank

A Windows "System Restore" run from within Safe Mode should sort that out for you. If you don't know how to get to it then you'll find it under Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> System Restore. Choose the most recent restore point when everything was working fine.

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hi, i have an old compaq laptop running windows vista. just yesterday i was using it and i had to reboot it.. well when it booted back up and i signed in to my administrator acct..the screen turned to a solid yellow color. i can't see anything else on the screen besides the yellow. but when i sign into my kids acct, i can see the screen just fine. before all this happened, i was trying to uninstall the program called INTERNET DOWNLOAD MANAGER, which apparently had a bad key. i was trying to follow a youtube tutorial on removing the key from the .REG, and afterwards, i started having this problem. what could be causing this and how do i fix it.

Answer:yellow screen issue on compaq laptop

I'd try doing a system restore to see if that fixes it. Sounds like an issue with the registry entries you changed.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 17RSE laptop (the SE = special edition of the 17R (7720)). Lightning stroke the router which was connected to my laptop through an Ethernet cable. The laptop was off during the strike, but afterwards the router was fried and the laptop screen did not power on (or so I thought) when the laptop was powered on. I then connected an external monitor to the VGA out, and this works. The graphics card also seems to be picked up correctly inside speccy/HWMonitor/Everest and CUDA acceleration works inside Adobe Premiere Pro, so I guess I can rule out a fried GPU. The monitor Part Number is N173HGE L-11 rev.2 (ChiMei) --- and in Everest it says Manufacturer: HDKPV173HGE --- http://www.laptopscreen.com/English/screen-part-number/N173HGE-L11/. As I said initially I thought the screen was completely blank, but upon shining a light on the screen I can see an image on the screen, just very faint (btw the display brightness is set to max). I then looked for the LCD power inverter, but realised the screen is a LED screen so there is no inverter. So I'm thinking it could be a burned out fuse near the LCD connector cable on the motherboard itself, or the LED backlight is burned out.
What do you think?
Other changes in my laptop state since the lightning strike:

1) the laptop seems to overheat when running Adobe Premiere Pro -- which is set to use GPU acceleration. Using HWMonitor it seems to be the CPU, not the GPU, that overheats and all 8 threads of the CPU... Read more

Answer:Laptop LED screen only very faintly lit. LED backlight problem or other issue?

A fuse would make sense. Seems like you know what you're doing, so take the thing apart locate said fuse and put a multimeter across it, see the resistance.
 

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hi,currently i am facing problem with my lcdlcd is not showing full screenalmost 1/3  part towards left is not visibleon that portion one white and one gray bar appears and at rest area,oftenly the right portion of the screen appears (repeat in that area); the image is the screenshort of  the display, but in actual its not like that..... but like the 2nd image   Please tell me what to do.... and whats the solution....??????

Answer:hp EliteBook 8440p Laptop LCD Issue, screen divided into two...

i had the same issue too. i asked forum but no one gave me proper solution. they refer me to hp assistant....  but i dissamble my laptop and tighten the wire shocket of display from  both motherboard and lcd panel . and finally it worked.. now i dont have issue for a year...........  if you know how to dissamble and ressambleyour laptop, you can do it easily.... but do it on your risk................ you can check out youtube for dessamble your  laptop...... if you cant do yorself then you should probably prefer for hp assistant or laptop repair center.....

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I have the laptop less then a month. Bought in Best Buy but they are making a hard time on exchanging the laptop as its a hardware issue. I'm located in Israel and bought in my recent trip to US. Can someone from HP assist? Thank you! 

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I've owned my HP laptop for almost three years now, and up to this point it has worked great throughout it's use. Recently, it seems like the hinges to open and close my screen have been putting some stress on the screen frame. Every time I open my laptop up, I have to take about 5 minutes to open it carefully so the frame doesn't come loose on the bottom left corner. Closing it is an issue too, as I usually have to close my fingers on it to keep the frame from going loose, resulting in it coming loose despite my hardest efforts, in which case I have no choice but to close it and snap everything back into it's rightful place. I took my laptop over to Best Buy for their input, and the only thing they suggested was superguling the frame to the screen. I took their advice and tried it, letting it sit for 2 days open while it set. (You can never be too careful!) The superglue did nothing and my frame is still loose, and I now have an ugly line of superglue on the bottom of my screen that sets off my OCD every time I need to get work done. If anyone has any idea on how to go about fixing this situation, I'd appreciate it.Thanks!

Answer:Laptop Screen Frame Issue...Are my Hinges to Blame? How do I...

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If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
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Hello, I have a T520 with a docking station.  There is an external monitor connected to the VGA port in the docking station and I have the laptop set to only use the external monitor.  However, when I close the screen of the laptop and put the laptop to sleep, and then when I open the laptop again, the laptop monitor turns on and mirrors on the external.  So basically, I need to set it to only use the external every time the laptop starts up.   Is there any fix to keep the laptop screen off while it is docked? Thanks.

Answer:T520 External Monitor/Laptop Screen issue

I don't have a dock to test. But I would look at the setting for Action when closing the lid/cover. Hibernate, go to sleep would be the normal actioins. You'd want nothing to happen. Look into the choice and I believe that will resolve it. There may be a group for when DOCKED as notebooks had years ago. The settings would apply only to when Dockend and not undocked.





T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Win 10 64bitZ70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Win 10 64bit FHD 17.3", G840 w/2GB

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Hi allI?ve been experiencing problems with my Sony Vaio Laptop off and on for about 3 months (the laptop is 18 months old).Basically the screen goes blank for no reason when I?m on the internet, listening to music, working. The backlight is still on (I can adjust the brightness of the screen using shortcuts) and the laptop still runs (music still plays etc) but I can?t see the screen.I have found by hitting the space bar repeatedly can sometimes make the screen come back to life, but not always but I don?t know why this is happening.I contacted Sony and they said ?From what you describe it would appear that there could be an issue with a connection with the display. It may be necessary to arrange the collection for repair of the VAIO... To confirm if this is a hardware fault with the VAIO we would recommend that a full system recovery is carried out on the VAIO.? which basically means it goes back to factory settings, which is something I want to avoid as I haven?t backed up any songs, work, photos (I?m buying an external hard drive this week).Has anyone else come across this issue / has any insight how to overcome it?? I?d be grateful for any advice. I?m not very technical so go slow with me!Thanks in advance.

Answer:SONY Vaio Laptop Blank Screen Issue

from what Sony are saying it sounds like this may be a known build fault or loose wire problem. If this is the case returning the laptop to them would seem to be your only option. It always pays to back-up your work regularly, it's a good habit to get in to. You never know what might be waiting around the corner!?

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Hello there, its the Celestial Crown Prince of Canada here.I've been a loyal user of HP Consumer-Level Laptops for 2 years.It seems that there is a screen display issue with my Laptop.For myself, this is the first time an issue of this kind has occurred. For some reason, during my current(well, now its my last) session, my screen went totally blank on me and turned black, as if the laptop was in an off sort of power state, however, the laptop power was still on and before the issue suddenly decided to happen in front of my very eyes, I had been using the laptop, and was even working on doing some coding...some of you may know me as the creator of the Celestial Crown System.ini Configuration File.Apparently, this is a known HP Laptop Issue, and I'm not sure if HP is actively focusing on fixing the issue so that it does not become an inconvenience to other HP Laptop users or buyers.Is there any known solution as to how to fix this sort of issue? This is very critical, and I was in the midst of trying to save the rest of my code in notepad to my desktop, but I would surmise that asides from the 2 files I was able to save, the rest would be gone unless I would be able to resume my last session which I highly doubt at this point. If anyone could please let me know as soon as possible, I would immensely appreciate it. ~CCPOC Benson Lam











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Answer:[URGENT] Need response about Laptop Screen gone blank Issue

Hi there @BensonLam?,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the black screen. I will be glad to help you. Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Here are some documents to help.Black or blank screen with blinking cursor after entering Windows passwordComputer Starts but Screen Remains Blank Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below! Thanks.

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Hi,
The LCD screen on my laptop began to develop- a series of horizontal lines and over the course of two weeks it went from 3 or 4 lines to a total blurred white out making the screen completely unviewable.
I bought a replacement screen assembly and installed it and it appeared to work just fine. However once the remaining battery charge depleted, the laptop would not turn on and did not seem to charge. I tried the unplug, battery reset, hold power button combo but could not get the computer to power up.
I reinstalled the non-functioning screen and now the computer will power up - but I cannot see anything on the screen.
I wondered if it was something to do with the comp not recognising that the replacement screen was open. Has anybody got any advice or similar experience of this.
I'm cracking up a bit here as I thought it was solved but now it's not
Thanks
Samsung Series 9 NP900X3C-A07UK
Win 7
Intel Core i5-3317U
4Gb RAM
64-bit OS

Answer:Samsun Laptop screen replacement power issue

Assuming you tried powering up with the battery removed and that didnt work, did you remove the battery when you replaced the screen?
It seems likely that you have damaged the power circuitry on the motherboard.
Your theory about the laptop not recognising that the screen is open is reasonable but the wrong way around as it must have noticed that the screen was open as it continued to run until the battery went flat. Its usually the proximity of the screen to the laptop body that trips a reed relay that turns the laptop off.
Its possible that the reason why it powers up with the old dead screen is because being dead its not consuming any power but when you connect the new screen it refuses to power up because the power drain is too much for the damaged power circuitry.
Of course all of the above is supposition and the problem may be due to something entirely different.

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I picked up a Dell Inspiron 5000e laptop second-hand (Windows ME installed) and I'm trying to get it to work. There are two issues: screen and touchpad. I'm just focusing on the screen for now since I can plug in an external mouse. Here are the symptoms (I think they may all be related):

When I turn the laptop on, the LCD screen will not light up. If I press Fn + F8 to toggle CRT/LCD, the LCD screen will flicker briefly. If I hold a flashlight to the screen, I can still see a very dim image but the backlight refuses to stay on. However, if I plug in an external VGA monitor, then press Fn+F8 several times, the LCD screen will stay on. I can even unplug the ext. monitor and the LCD screen backlight will continue to stay on. I just need to plug in the ext. monitor at some point after power-up to get the backlight to stay on. Or, if I plug in the ext. monitor before power-up, the LCD screen backlight will come on and stay on from the start.
I have to try 3 times before I am successful to boot into Windows ME. The first time, I get Windows ME loading image for about 15 seconds then the screen goes dark (not off -- just black), then the hard drive stops accessing and nothing happens. I restart either with Ctrl+Alt+Del or by holding down power button, then I am given the option to boot into safe mode. I select "Normal" boot (not Safe Mode). The same thing happens a second time. The third time, I successfully boot into Windows. (Other times I booted into Safe Mod... Read more

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The screen is not all black, instead, pixels are washed out, leaving a halo in a few spots on the laptop screen, when the computer was initially started from the box. The first one was shipped and I assumed it may have been handled poorly and now the similiar with the second one. I will follow up with a call to HP, I wanted to know if the community has any screen quality issues?

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Had this Sager np2740 laptop and it has had lot of issues. When i first got it, it was great. Battery was good and everything. After having the laptop for a bit, my battery went bad. Had that Red X mark on it. I bought a new battery replacement which was expensive. Had to go to repair shop to install battery on laptop because you had to open laptop in order to put battery in.


After that, battery went bad and had that Red X mark ever since. Then recently my laptop flickers a lot the screen. Like rainbow color. Now theres a black line there. But if i move screen up or down, it goes green or yellow etc. The thing though is i connect my laptop to an external monitor so i dont have this issue with my main screen. Thus it would be impossible to use my laptop by itself because of the blurry lines.


Since I'm out of warranty... this is with xoticpc, what can i do about this case? Go to a repair shop and see what they can do about it? The thing is if i need a replacement part, wouldn't i need to order from sager/xoticpc for this issue? I have had nothing but issues with this laptop once the battery first ran out.

Answer:Laptop Flickering Screen And Huge Issue with Clicking

I also had another issue related to this. Earlier when i was trying to click on things on my laptop screen... it kept asking me if i want to delete this program from computer. Example i would left click on a program on my desktop or click on my pictures or documents.
I click no and then i had this message show up over and over again where I cannot X it out. Had to been like that message popping up over and over again. I assume this is related to the screen flickering? Example i would use my mouse and click on programs on my desktop or my documents etc left clicking it like normal. It would then have the popup are you sure you want to delete file and send to recycle bin. Basically i click no but that same message keep popping up over and over again. When i got control alt delete, you see it has like 50 processes that say program isn't responding or something like that. Only way to get rid of this is to restart my laptop or shutdown then start it up again.
And when i do restart laptop or close it and start up, it would have this message with black screen and have option to click Enter where it says Window 7. Like asking which program to start up. Does anyone know what this is?

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Ok, basically here is my problem.

My screen brightness won't go above 70 on the brightness bar slider.

The reason I know my screen can be brighter is because this JUST started happening recently. (well like three months, but I haven't had time to deal with it until now)

And anyway- heres 'symptoms'

The Windows Mobility doesn't allow the slider to go more than 70

Doing FN + F7 for screen brightness to increase using Toshiba hotkeys thing it doesn't go brighter. (it works but not more than 70)

Right as I am restarting right as it boots up it is much brighter then after like a minute it goes to the 70 brightness mark.

It hasn't always done this.

Is this purely hardware issue with Toshiba? Is this like preventing the screen from being 'too' bright?

How can I get it to 100? On restart right before it dims the screen is much much nicer / brighter... It would be nice to have it brighter all the time..

I could do a system re-install... but I'm right in the middle of my school year and I don't really have time at this time...

Thanks for ideas and help.
 

Answer:Laptop Screen Brightness- Vista bug? Or Computer Hardware Issue?

Anyone have any ideas?
 

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Hello Folks,

Trying to fix my friends laptop but running into a weird issue.

Using Windows Vista Home Premium
Graphics Card is Standard Intel 945

When booting windows normally I get a solid blue screen (not BSOD) after the login screen. Boots into safemode normally.

Clean for viruses/malware

Tried the following:

1) Plugged in an external monitor (VGA Port) and it brought up a display window on pc showing it was currently in multiple monitor mode (still blue screen in backround). Blue Screen on monitor as well. Switched to Single Display and now just blue screen on laptop display. Connected to TV with S-Video. Blue screen on TV as well.

2) Changed Resolution as well as 16 bit/32 bit color. No Effect.

3) Uninstalled/Reinstalled Graphics Driver. No Effect.

4) Tried creating guest account and logging in normally. Won't get past login screen. Just continuously loading.

Any suggestions?
Thank You in Advance for any ideas.

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Hi all. Is there any brilliance in the house? I hope so.

The inverter on my Acer Aspire 5103WLMi died after 13 months.

No probs. I bought a new one, put the machine together again and started it up. Perfect... well almost.

What is happening now is that I cannot get maximum brilliance from the screen. All the Windows option settings are set to the max and the are no other user settings available I can make to chance this.

Ok you'll be thinking there is an issue with the inverter but I'm far from sure that it is. The picture is perfect apart from this issue.

Booting up Vista will have the screen bright and brilliant (max brill). Windows will continue to load and then as the machine continues to load the registry and gets to the bit where the screen brilliance is set the screen will dip and settle to about 75-80% of it's capable brilliance. I feel sure this is a registry issue because of the boot up procedure which is clockwork and 100% predictable.

Where can I inspect the reg to find these settings? They must be there.

Other suggestions?

Many thanks.
Dave

Answer:Brilliance issue after screen inverter replacement on Acer Laptop

Are there really no takers on this?? How dissapointing.

For those that don't know what an inverter is. inverters create a hi voltage charge and light the screen bulb(s) on your laptop or monitor. When it don't work you will see a perfect but dark n unlit image on your screen.

Cum on sum1 help me out for gawd sake!

Dave.

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The screen flickers for 10-30 sec to 5-10 mins. I saw a post which is the same issue for the 840 G3 laptops that was marked fixed by HP while it is clearly still a huge problem. Please fix this issue since we bought a huge number of these laptops and we are ready to return them if this issue is not fixed.

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After a recent Windows update, my driver that determines what mode it's in, Laptop, Stand, or Tablet, got all messed up, when it should be in Laptop it thinks it should be in Tablet and the other way around.  I also have an issue with screen resolution where the optimal and suggest resolution makes everything really small.  I changed the resolution, but it's still not ideal and not where it was before. Does anyone know of any fixes for these issues?

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I've ran some programs in compatibility mode and it seems to have fixed most of my blue screen issues, but I still get the blue screen of death maybe once every two days; I'm new here so I'm not really sure where to begin. Also as I I have another account on my laptop named John, and it keeps coming back after I delete it. This isn't really a big problem I guess, but it's odd. I feel like there's something wrong with my laptop, and hopefully I can fix it here. For the most part my laptop works, It's just annoying to get the blue screen of death when my laptop should be perfectly fine. I bought it only a few weeks ago. It was refurbished however.
 
Some errors I've received
Kernel Security Check Failure
Bad Pool Header
Page Fault in Nonpaged Area
Attempted Execute of noexecute memory
system thread exception not handled dxgmms1.sys windows 8
There are a handful of others but I've only got them once or twice
 
 
Screen Size 17.3 inches
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Max Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Processor 3.2 GHz Intel Core i7-4700MQ
RAM 8 GB DDR3
Memory Speed 1600 MHz
Hard Drive 1024 GB SATA
Graphics Coprocessor NVIDIA Geforce GTX770M
Graphics Card Ram Size 3000 MB
Wireless Type 802.11bgn
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2 Number of USB 3.0 Ports 3
Brand Name MSI Series GT70 2OC
Item model number GT70 2OC-065US
Hardware Platform PC
Operating System Windows 8
Item Weight 8.6 pounds Item Dimensions L x W x H 16.85 x 11.34 x 2.17 inches Color Black Processor Brand ... Read more

Answer:I recently bought a new laptop and it's been have the blue screen of death issue

Any sort of warranty?  If so, I'd take the thing back.

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Hi, New EliteBook 840 G1 with discrete graphics and 2013 UltraSlim Dock using windows 8.1. I have actually 2 issues with this 1) I want to use the laptop monitor also as a 3rd screen but i want to change primary (main) display to one of the external monitors but the laptop keeps reverting the primary (main) display back to the laptop. 2) My 2 external screens has since 2 days ago started flickering then going blank and came back again without any flickerin. Extremely anoying. Seems that the graphic card somewhat resets on screen or the other from time to time. Been trying to look at logs without any luck. Any ideas? 

Answer:External Dual Monitors and Laptop screen issue EliteBook 840...

ChristianA Please Update your Bios and Driver And install HP 2013 Ultraslim Docking Station DisplayPort Hub Firmwarehttp://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/swdDetails/?sp4ts.oid=5405365&sp... Intel Documents, install the monitor .inf deactivate the power safe modehttp://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/highlights/graphics/4cp-hd4400gfx

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Hi, New EliteBook 840 G3 with discrete graphics and 2013 UltraSlim Dock using windows 10. I am using 2 HP Z23n screen, there are connected with 2 DisplayPort on 2013 UltraSlim Dock. I have 1 issues with this 1) My 2 external screens, connected to the 2 DisplayPort, started flickering then going blank and came back again without any flickering. Extremely annoying. Seems that the graphic card somewhat resets on screen or the other from time to time. Been trying to look at logs without any luck. Any ideas? 

Answer:External Dual Monitors and Laptop screen issue EliteBook 840...

Sorry, I can't help fix your issue, but I wanted to let you know that you are not alone!  We have 7 Elitebook 840 G3's wth Windows 10 on the 2013 UltraSlim Dock as well, and they are all doing the same thing.  Both external displays will go black for a few seconds periodically throughout the day.   We are using HP EliteDisplay E242 displays for all except one user, who has ASUS displays, and they all have the same issue, so the display itself does not appear to be the issue. The VGA port seems to work fine, so this points to the Display Ports/driver being the issue.  I have tried all available driver updates, but nothing has resolved the issue. We are looking for a solution to this issue as well.

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I have a friends Asus x54h laptop that is not booting, and it is droving me crazy.

What is happening:
When the power button is pressed the fan turns on and some indicator lights turn on including the hard drive indicator light. Then the disc drive makes a noise and the hard drive indicator light turns off. Here is a picture of the indicator lights:


Nothing ever shows up on the screen.
Sometimes after running 1-5 minutes the laptop will just completely turn off.

What I have tried:
-Booting with just the power cord connected.

-Booting with just the battery connected.

-Taking out the battery and unplugging the power cord and holding the power button for 40 seconds, then plug in and try to boot again.

-Attaching a screen and pushing the keyboard buttons to add an additional screen. Nothing showed up on it.

-Taking it's hard drive and putting it in a good laptop. It booted into Windows and ran without issues.

-Replacing the current stick of ram with a new one from crucial.com. This laptop only has one RAM slot and I don't have any compatible RAM so I had to just buy one. I put it in, and nothing happened differently. Also, if I remove the RAM completely nothing happens differently. This made me think that there might be an issue with the RAM slot. I looked at it, and there seems to be something a little weird about one of the connectors. Here is a picture:

I am not sure, but I thought that this might be causing the RAM to not be detected. I used a ... Read more

Answer:Asus x54h Laptop booting issue- black screen, no BIOS.

The 3rd fin on the right side of RAM slot looks like broken. Is it the case?

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Hello,I have problem startup of window,Caps lock light blinking for 4 times,Its graphics issue, how i solved it ?My pc appear black screen on switch on the power 

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Hi,

Ive had the Acer 3003 wlmi for 4 years now (running XP) - ive always had issues with a flickering screen which is the first issue. Second one started about 2 years ago - the laptop began overheating. Sometimes it gets so extreme that Im unable to touch the mousepad or have the machine on my lap. If any intensive application is run (ie, malware scans, dvd, youtube stream etc), the machine overheats powers off.

Last week, this happened and so I switched on the machine as per usual again - I was taken to screen where it recommends safe mode (3 different options), a normal mode, or a last known settings mode - if I click on any of these options, the machine powers off, then loads up again - its just a cycle now and I can't get past it.

Ive been able to access the BIOS screen, and have also taken out the cooling fan to clean.

I have mechanical failure warranty and they are scheduled to pick the machine up for evaluation in the next day or so - they have warned me that if it turns out to be a software issue or virus, then I will be liable for charges. Obviously I dont want it to come to that - what is the likelihood of this being the case? I dont have the system restore disc anymore so am unable to run that.

Or is it a hardware failure taking all things into consideration?

Suggestions/advice are greatly appreciated!

Thanks
 

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Hi, first post.  Hoping I can draw on your wisdom.I have a laptop that I'm trying to fix for a friend (I'm using it to type this post).  I originally bought it knew about 2.5 years ago and sold it to him 3 months after I bought it.It's an Acer 4021WlciPentium M 1.6ghz1024GB Ram30GB (not original) 4200RPm IDE HDDWindows XP Pro SP2When I got this laptop, it would not recognize the factory 60GB HD in the bios at all and had the following error on boot up.PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cablePXE-M0F: Exiting Broadcomm PXE ROM.I've read several things about this error.  Did multiple recommended steps.  Clearing CMOS, disabling boot options.  Confirming boot order, disabling all boot options but HDD that the bios would allow.  Could not get machine to recognize the drive.  Popped it in a Dell laptop, no problem.  Reinstalled OS while in Dell machine, worked like a charm.  Ran diagnostics on the drive, tip top shape despite being nearly 4 years old.  After it was formatted and OS installed, I tried to put it back in the Acer and it would not recognize.  Reset Bios again, still wouldn't recognize.  Connected factory 60G drive via USB and it recognized the drive, but would not boot from it.  Then I got the novel idea of trying to put the 30GB drive from the Dell laptop in this Acer, and Bingo.  Recognized, formatted and installed windows.  Strangest thing I've encountered with a... Read more

Answer:Laptop Hard drive issue/Freezing/ Blue Screen of Death

Laptops are by nature very finicky about drivers...You should use the Driver CD that shipped with the machine.And yes the above symptoms could be driver issues...

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Hi,This laptop has been nothing but problems since the day I got it. No I did not purchase an extended warranty. Yesterday I had the (no joke) 500th or so blue screen. This time if I press the wireless button it "Dumps". The time before that bleeko? Lavasoft? <--Viruses?Advise? Oh by the way...Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware...0 items found.

Answer:Blue Screen If I press the wireless button on my Laptop-Hardware Issue or Virus?

WHAT? Now I cannot right click on a picture (in my pictures) without the computer freezing? WTH?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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hello. My name is Raghavendra mishra.my mobile number is +918860610601.I Purchased a laptop on 9 th of feb 2017.when i open this laptop when i reach home then i found a red pixel on the screen.then i call to support team of lenovo for DOA. After hearing me they tell to send the picture of screen to sosupport after one day they say that we cant see any pixels so i visit customer service centre at noida after diagnosing my system they send all report that they found spot on screen to lan care.after one day i received call from support team and they say your DOA request and part replacement team has been denied they say that this is a general issue.and we cant do any thing.i m very disappointed after buying this laptop because i don't expect this type of service from lenovo.I attach the pics of screen where a red spot on left upper side of screen is found. thanks&rgards Raghavendra Mishra

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

Answer:External Monitor and Laptop Monitor Screen Resolution Issue

anyone can tell me?

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I've come here with a problem I've been having for the last week. I've had this computer for the last year.

Specs
Mobo:Foxconn H67m-s
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 5770 (Eyefinity edition)
CPU: i5 2400
RAM: Corsair 8gb (2x4gb)

The first time I got a blue screen, I just re-started my PC, didn't think much of it as it hasn't happened before.

The second time I got a blue screen was the day following after the first, which I thought was a bit odd, so I did a scan with Malwarebytes, cleared the registry and free space with CC cleaner and updated all the drivers(and updated windows).

Then It happened for a third time, so I did a system restore to a restore point 2 weeks prior to the whole problem.

It happened again.

From there, I took the step to completely re-install windows, formatted all the hard drives, just to make sure it isn't a Trojan or any Malware.

After installing the latest drivers, I got some wallpapers which I keep on a USB. when I was flicking through the images to see which one I wanted to use, the blue screen was in my face.

From this I thought it must be a hardware issue, so what I did, was reseat the ram. I even switched them up from their original position.

All was well and good till it happened once again last night.

Lately I've been noticing some screen tearing issues, every time I click a link, the screen tears before loading the window.

I come here to ask if there is any way I can fix such a thing?
 

Answer:Blue screen issue, screen tearing issue

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Is this at all possible? Pretty new at the whole DIY breaking computers open to fix them stuff but i'm learning quick haha.

Here is the toshiba and the screen:

Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5231 Laptop
Laptop LCD Screen for Toshiba Satellite C55DT A5231 15 6" WXGA HD | eBay

Here is the replacement screen for the Sony laptop(actually an LG screen):

http://www.amazon.com/LG-LP156WH4-LP...lp156wh1+tl+c1

What would I need to know in order to understand if this would work or not?

Also, here is the laptop w me holding up the screens:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/pushbullet-...112_000945.jpg

https://s3.amazonaws.com/pushbullet-...112_001008.jpg

Answer:Replace Toshiba laptop screen w Sony laptop screen? Same size. 15.6"

It's not the size of the display screen, these are all fairly identical. It is the connector socket and the rail screw positions that will bite you.

I suggest finding an exact replacement. If you can't find one on eBay then you certainly will at a store like this one:
LAPTOP SCREEN from $34.99, replacement LCD screens. Repair Tablet, Acer, Apple, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Dell, HP Compaq, Toshiba, IBM Lenovo, Sony, Asus, Gateway.

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http://imgur.com/mSaIOuCThis happens on my computer whenever my laptop is at a certain angle. I found out that this is a hardware issue, and not a software issue, but I couldn't find the exact case.How should I fix it?

Answer:Lenovo X240 Screen glitch (hardware issue, not software issue)

The panel is failing. I believe the column drivers' contact tape has delaminated. It is a tape with one contact per LCD column (768) that runs along the edge of the screen

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Does Lenovo test the drivers they release any more? I just updated the touchpad driver today and the two finger scrolling is locked to the same setting whether you pick Traditional or Standard in the setting menu. Latest Intel Graphics Driver Lenovo released causes Youtube video to freeze in Chrome and they still haven't released an update even though Intel already did. My X1 Carbon 3rd gen has screen flicker/freeze issue after waking up from sleep. I submitted a ticket a week ago and hear absolutely nothing. According to other member, even replacing motherboard doesn't fix it. I am really started to regret my purchase.

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I've been talking with anyone & everyone since last week - I just spent an hour on the phone and still have no idea what is going on with my service issue.  This is after my hour and 20 minutes earlier today, the hour yesterday and the 3 hours on Friday.  Our laptop had an error message regarding a bad usb port straight out of the box.  I was told to send it to service.  On Thursday I was told that they were waiting for a part.  They finally got the part on Friday and they said I'd probably get the laptop on Monday, or at the latest Tuesday.  They did make me aware that it could take 5-7 days.  By the way, the 24 hour depot service upgrade just means they'll get the box to you in 24 hours - not that your computer will be fixed in 24 hours.  It actually took me over an hour to get in touch with someone at Lenovo who was able to send me a copy of what the ThinkPlus service upgrade covers.  I couldn't find it on the website and I went through numerous people and was told that they don't have anything like that before I was able to locate someone who could get me that info - and he was in sales and very much rushed me off the phone when he figured out I just had a question and wasn't planning on purchasing anything else. It's now Tuesday but I get a different answer each time I call: 1) the techs haven't entered the status, 2) their new system isn't up and running 3) the computer is not repairable and ... Read more

Answer:New laptop with USB issue at 1st start up has turned into customer service issue

you did not detail what you were trying to hook up via the USB port. If you simply fired up your computer and itdisplayed this error, did you even try connecting anything to the usb ? a mouse, a camera, a external floppy or a hard drive, even one of the thumb drives. In my past use and getting error messages, it was due to setup in the bios was turned off for usb, or the cord I had was faulty, or the device was simply bad. Another issue one time was that the files that load up XP usb were bad, and reinstalling or repair did the job. good luck.

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I am from India. Purchased a Lumia 730 recently (2 weeks back). The next day I updated the device and from that day the screen flickers. Went to the Nokia Care Centre but they were unable to ascertain the issue. In one blog, wp8 lvr had commented it might be an issue with the OS. Is it so? I am worried.

Answer:I am facing screen flickering issue in my 2 weeks old Lumia 730. What might be the issue?

Lumia 730 still has a very early build of an os that is yet to be distributed to many other models. So chill, wait till. an OS update is released. If still nothing happens, you can get your phone replaced :)

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Hi,

I manually upgraded to the new 1703 release of Windows 10, and this OS is very stable.

I burned the ISO and did an in-place upgrade from Version 1607 on 3 PCs, and got this weird issue.

All of them have NVIDIA graphics cards, and instantly after upgrade, the screens started flickering. I had to reinstall the drivers in order to stop the flickering as there was an issue with the GeForce Experience after upgrade.

The other bug that's kind of annoying, is the new app and features view in the settings app. It brings up all the programs like "Programs and features", but what I don't like, is how UAC keeps popping up when trying to uninstall a program, and the program attempting to run is Rundll32.exe, and the uninstall fails due to it can't find the uninstall program.
If I go to programs and features in control panel, all uninstall programs buttons work correctly and no issues..

Maybe a bug in the new Apps and Features app in settings? I haven't tried a clean install to see if it gives the same issue.

Maybe I should have waited a while after the 1703 rollout to ensure the bugs were out of it.

Answer:Screen blinking issue, bug issue in new Windows 10 Pro Version 1703

Issue fixed.

Had to do a clean install of Windows.

Here's what happened.

I had Windows 10 Pro Version 1607 on my primary hard drive, and Windows 10 Pro RTM version 10240 initial release on a separate 320 GB drive with some of my other stuff on it.

I decided to unplug my 320 GB, and only have the Primary drive installed. The computer booted, and told me that Windows 10 Pro 1607 was the OS installed. Unplug the primary 1 TB, plug in the 320 GB drive, and Version 10240 boots up. Now, what's weird, is if I plug in both drives, and boot it up, it would say Windows 10 Pro Version 1703 is installed.

I have no idea what happened here, but I've never seen this before.

I tried to do a clean install of Windows, and initially it told me I had an upgrade in progress, and needed to restart the computer to complete the upgrade. I restart the computer with the 320 GB unplugged, and guess what, now it says there's no operating system installed. Great.

Restarted, wiped my drive clean, clean install of 1703 with my primary drive plugged in only. Windows runs great now, no issues.

I'm wowwed by this. After 12 years of being a computer​ tech, I've never seen this before.

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I'm hoping somebody reads this and does the quick test below to help see if I found a Lenovo Helix display issue, or if just mine is defective! I just received my Helix Core i7/8GB RAM/256GB SSD/4G LTE.  (I have udpated all software, drivers, and Windows.  Screen set at normal 32 bit color, 50/60 Hz refresh rates tested - default options unchanged.) Under some circumstances, I can see some flickering on the screen, like on an old CRTs when you set the refresh rate to very low.  I've done some tests, and here is one quick way to reproduce it....can someone else try it so I can see if my Helix is defective? Keep your helix in normal portrait mode.  Open the Windows sticky notes (the built-in app since Windows 7 that lets you put a "postit" on the desktop).  Put that note in the upper right corner, so it takes like a quarter of the screen.  Leave it on for 2-3 minutes at least (5 minutes best). Then swipe on the right side to bring the charms menu, click settings: now the larger blue vertical bar showing settings/shutdown button etc shows up.  Right there, on the blue bar, where the sticky notes used to be underneath, mine flickers a LOT sometimes, and sometimes it's just a little.  It goes away after a few minutes.  It's exactly and only where the sticknotes were (the rest of my desktop pic is blue). It's not a software bug.  The issue persists on that spot of the screen if you immediately reboot, and progres... Read more

Answer:Help!! Helix Screen Issue - Refresh/Flicker in Some Cases: Do You Have the Same Issue?!

Could anyone please help? I'm really trying to find out if this is a generic issue, or if my Helix tablet is faulty... It's an easy test, just leave the Windows yellow sticky notes app for 2 minutes in the upper right hand corner of your deskotp, then bring the blue "Settings" vertical bar on the right side that appears after you select the settings icon in the charms menu, and see if you see anything weird...flickering on the screen like if there was a refresh rate issue just there.  Screen at 50% brightness or more to see it more easily. I've done more tests, and it looks like this happens more when switching from yellow to blue.   Much less or none with other colors.  Hence the test above. Weird! Screen/CPU temperature has almost no effect.  Same issue in other spots in the screen, but less.  Same type of  issue at any brightness, but more visible at FULL birghtness.  Help!  Thank you!

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Hi,
I took in my laptop hp g6-2138 sa for a thermal service and to fit a new keyboard to my local repair shop. There was minor water damage to the keyboard (I mean a few drops, and it happened 8 months ago, the shop looked on the motherboard and said there was no corrosion.)
It was returned Friday and seemed to work but on Saturday it stopped working. The screen showed no display but had a backlight. Took it back to the shop incase there was a loose connection, they found that the connector slot had shorted and melted on the motherboard video connector.
Now this seems like they've messed up, there's never been an issue with the display.
Do I have to pay for a repair or is it their job to sort it?
Any advice would be welcome.c

Answer:Laptop repair issue, display connector issue

As it was working when you took it in then I would think its up to them to repair.

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Hello!

I bought a Windows 10 Asus laptop about a month back and have been running into a few issues. I actually have tried asking the Microsoft tech forums directly but with a lack of responses I feel I need to ask elsewhere.

There are two issues I have here that I'm trying to fix. Neither are laptop breaking at the moment but I'd like to fix them for the purpose of fluidity etc.

First off: I'd like to explain that I managed to find a work around for my touchscreen not working after the laptop went into sleep mode only for a different issue to crop up. I recently noticed that the time my laptop was taking to wake up from sleep wasn't actually it waking up from sleep. . . It restarted the laptop. The laptop goes to sleep just fine but upon opening the lid OR if I leave the lid open and hit a button to wake it up, the laptop takes about 30-40 sec to "wake up" but in reality it appears to reboot the laptop.

Secondly: I've encountered this issue from the very moment I downloaded Mozilla Firefox. The video on fullscreen mode for any site and any streaming agent (Update all addons, drivers, etc.) use to stutter. I worked out a fix where now it lags or stutters now and then. I'm not sure how to remove the issue altogether. I've tried safe mode and fresh installations of firefox but the issues remain. As of now the hardware acceleration is disabled alongside opengl. This issue does not present itself on microsoft Edge on the same sites, videos (Same resolution for the v... Read more

Answer:Sleep issue + Full Screen Video issue

For your first issue:

The ASUS drivers have been known to cause problems with the Windows 10 sleep process for some systems. One of the ASUS system drivers is an Intel Management Engine driver and this has been known to cause the behaviour you describe. You can temporarily disable it to see if it makes a difference. If it does you can try uninstalling it and allowing W10 to replace it with the generic driver from the Microsoft driver database.

I can't provide any guidance for your second issue, I use Edge and am growing to like it.

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Hello!

I bought a Windows 10 Asus laptop about a month back and have been running into a few issues. I actually have tried asking the Microsoft tech forums directly but with a lack of responses I feel I need to ask elsewhere.

There are two issues I have here that I'm trying to fix. Neither are laptop breaking at the moment but I'd like to fix them for the purpose of fluidity etc.

First off: I'd like to explain that I managed to find a work around for my touchscreen not working after the laptop went into sleep mode only for a different issue to crop up. I recently noticed that the time my laptop was taking to wake up from sleep wasn't actually it waking up from sleep. . . It restarted the laptop. The laptop goes to sleep just fine but upon opening the lid OR if I leave the lid open and hit a button to wake it up, the laptop takes about 30-40 sec to "wake up" but in reality it appears to reboot the laptop.

Secondly: I've encountered this issue from the very moment I downloaded Mozilla Firefox. The video on fullscreen mode for any site and any streaming agent (Update all addons, drivers, etc.) use to stutter. I worked out a fix where now it lags or stutters now and then. I'm not sure how to remove the issue altogether. I've tried safe mode and fresh installations of firefox but the issues remain. As of now the hardware acceleration is disabled alongside opengl. This issue does not present itself on microsoft Edge on the same sites, videos (Same resolution for the v... Read more

Answer:Sleep issue + Full Screen Video issue

For your first issue:

The ASUS drivers have been known to cause problems with the Windows 10 sleep process for some systems. One of the ASUS system drivers is an Intel Management Engine driver and this has been known to cause the behaviour you describe. You can temporarily disable it to see if it makes a difference. If it does you can try uninstalling it and allowing W10 to replace it with the generic driver from the Microsoft driver database.

I can't provide any guidance for your second issue, I use Edge and am growing to like it.

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My laptop was working fine the other day... Came back to it the next morning and the screen wouldn't come on and it kept resetting every 30 seconds or so. Once I finally got it to boot and get to sign in page the screen was all scrambled. But, everything else worked I could log in but couldn't do anything...

Anyone got a solution?

Answer:blank screen and restarting laptop every few secs or scrambled screen at sign in screen

What do you mean scrambled?

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When powering on the laptop the battery and power lights appear fine.  However, the machine remains completely silent with a completley black screen for almost 3 minutes until, eventually, the BIOS screen messages will begin to appear.  Nothing at all for like 3-4 minutes.

Answer:Weird bootup issue: 2 minute black screen no activity before Lenovo screen

Model of laptop? Operating system?

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I'm a tech retard.  Brand new laptop, I just lay my hands on the palm rests and I'm thrown into the previous screen.  (Running Windows 8)  I move the cursor to the left top corner to click back onto whatever window I WANT to be in, put my hands back in place to use the keyboard/ touchpad - boom!  Previous window zaps back into place.  HELP!!

Answer:G50-70 touchpad issue - jumps from screen to screen just by touching palm rests

Hi Stepharpee,
                           
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
                                                     
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with touchpad not working properly in your Lenovo G50-70 laptop.
 
Please try to connect external mouse and check for the issue, as this might be due to high sensitivity try to reduce the sensitivity and check for the issue.
 
To reduce the sensitivity go to windows start search and type control panel, select mouse. Under mouse select ultranav tab, double click on the touchpad setting and select pointing, under pointing select touch sensitivity and reduce and check for the issue.
 
 Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
        
Best regards,    
     
Ashwin.S





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Help Please :- Screen issue Lenovo Yoga11s 11.6-inch Laptop , When touching the screen a odd coloured imagine where i last touched appears on the screen , the screen is not physically broken , it has not been dropped etc. I recently bought a brand new :- Lenovo Yoga11s 11.6-inch Laptop intel Core i3 , 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD ,Model Number 59367205 It has been working fine but the other day for no apparent reason my screen acquired two arrow cursors instead of one. This extra one flickered and remained immovable from the screen for about 40 seconds and left a small circular image about 1cm across on my screen. I couldn't find a way of removing it, so I resorted to turning off my machine which caused the image to disappear when I switched it back on. I now see a strange print image every time I touch the screen since then, as if it is showing heat sensitivity for a short interval. Rather annoying , but then it disappears. Have I turned on some kind of development mode perhaps by accident , so that it shows where I last touched ! As anyone any ideas how to make this stop please or perhaps is my touch screen faulty ?!? Has anyone had experience with this issue in the past ?

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Dear Lenovo service team,
This is to inform you that I have purchased a Lenovo laptop from Kolkata dealer called Balaji solutions ltd.Bill no E02PSI120xxxxx Date of purchase is 27/02/2013 @ 7.30 pm Model no Lenovo s300,Sr no: xxxxxxxx.
As it is a dos machine windows was not installed there after purchasing the laptop i have installed the software on 2.03.2013and i saw that a line wave is coming on my LCD screen.and i have called to customercare @ 180030029929 and one of your executive has told me that it is a issue of software not of the laptop,he suggest me to install the software once again .then i have installed the software once again but the same problem was there after that on 5/03/2012 i go to the dealer and told my problem and they said they cant change the laptop and suggested me to go to service centre today i go to service centre at DIGITAL CARE PVT LTD. and one of the engineer named Mr t has checked the laptop and told me" it is a problem of LCD panel and it is a manufacturing defect".The LCD have to change . The problem is a manufacturing defect then why should i repair it????.The laptop is just 6 days old and why i would take a repaired one?? Either you people replace the laptop from your end or make it a DOA that i can change it from dealer end or suggest the dealer to replace it. i have spend 30,700 rs for a new one and if it comes a manufacturing defect then you people are liable to replace it out.
 
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I've begun having an issue with my work X230.  On occasion, especially after I open the screen from the closed position, the LCD will freeze and stop updating.  Sometimes individual pixels also begin to grey out or turn white, leaving a sort of dithered greyscale image of the currently open window.  I've hooked up a secondary screen and can confirm that:The mouse and keyboard are still working, so it's not an input issue.The desktop and apps on the secondary screen are still responsive, so it's not a GPU issueWhen the primary display is closed, the current application appears on the secondary display and is responsive, so it's not an application issue.Adjusting the screen tilt repeatedly can cause this problem to go away, as can pushing on the surface of the annunciator bar below the LCD (the part of the bezel with the "lenovo" and "X230" logos, near the hinges).  I'm 99% certain this is a ribbon cable issue, either caused by a nearly-dislodged cable or a worn cable.  I've seen the same situation with a couple other laptops in the past. However, I have a few questions:1) Has anyone else seen this issue, and if so, what was your solution?2) Is this user-repairable?3) Is there anything I can do to keep this issue from worsening? Thanks.

Answer:X230 screen freezing - screen stops updating, goes gray - possible ribbon cable issue

Hello Lenovo customer,From the symptoms you have described it seems as if there may be a fault with the LCD cable within the machine. The indication that i have that it is the cable, is when you stated that the issue is resolved when you change the position that the LCD panel is sitting in. The LCD Cable isn't a customer replaceable unit so you may need to contact technical support in order to organize a service to get the LCD Cable replaced.





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black screen issue at Locked screen instead of beautiful windows spotlight !!

just like in shown picture
my Windows 10 Pro is completely Genuine and Verified and windows updates are up-to-date

I had this issue over lots of months but I ignore it
but few time I can see beautiful picture from MS but most of the time there is a black screen

Answer:black screen issue at screen instead of beautiful windows spotlight !!

Hi there PratikUnleashed

First I would check to see if your graphic driver is up to date: AMD Radaen.

You could also try once logged in, log out and see if it appears. Change the option to a sample picture, see if a pre-selected image works (when booted up). Make sure 'Show lock screen background picture on the sign in screen' is ticked.

Windows spotlight uses an internet connection to show the picture on the login screen which usually means the internet should be connected at all times.

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hey there,

i got a problem with a dual screen setup. when i boot my computer and turn on monitors my 2nd monitor doesnt stay on. he usualy turns black. then i gotta turn em off and on again like two times before he stays on. when he stays on i can hear a very silent peep sound commin from somewhere. since i got somewhat bad hearing i cant tell where it is commin from. last 2 days the monitor also started flickering for a few seconds.

Since i couldnt find anything on the web and dont know what is making the monitor do that, i figured i would ask you guys here

So here is what i did so far. I checked graphic drivers and the connections. nothin changed.

Thx in advance for the help...

Best regards

smallfoe

Graphics & Monitor Info: Gigabyte 970 gtx & SyncMaster 226bw
[edit] i hope thats the right forum section to post at, if not feel free to move the topic as you please <3

Answer:Dual screen issue, 2nd screen turns black ...

Check monitor's menu, some have own power saving mode.

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hey there,

i got a problem with a dual screen setup. when i boot my computer and turn on monitors my 2nd monitor doesnt stay on. he usualy turns black. then i gotta turn em off and on again like two times before he stays on. when he stays on i can hear a very silent peep sound commin from somewhere. since i got somewhat bad hearing i cant tell where it is commin from. last 2 days the monitor also started flickering for a few seconds.

Since i couldnt find anything on the web and dont know what is making the monitor do that, i figured i would ask you guys here

So here is what i did so far. I checked graphic drivers and the connections. nothin changed.

Thx in advance for the help...

Best regards

smallfoe

[edit] i hope thats the right forum section to post at, if not feel free to move the topic as you please <3

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Hello, I have a new T440p laptop and am wanting to install a screen guard to the LCD, so I don't scratch it while clearning and stuff. I want to use this machine forever   and want it to look beautiful forever So the screen is basically a 1600X900 MATTE LCD screen (yes 14 inch) and I want to intsall a screen protector. Now the questions are - basically 4 of themShould I install a CLEAR screen protector on top of my matte LCD?orShould I install a anti-glare screen protector on top of my matte LCD? Would installing a clear screen protector over a matte LCD introduce glare to my matte LCD?andWould installing a anti-glare screen protector on top of my matte LCD make the pictures worse?  Thanks!!!

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this question pertains to preserving the life of the battery. my old laptop was 6 years old or so, we have been running off the charger for the past 3 years or so rather than replacing the battery, but the new laptop i do not want to run it off the charger. normally it will be booted early morning and shutdown at the end of the day, my question is when we are not actually using it during the day should it be placed in sleep mode, hibernation or just fold the screen down. (this is the only windows forum i'm on that's why i am asking here)

Answer:laptop battery issue not really a win 8 issue

You're fine to be asking windows 8 and hardware-related questions here

I wouldn't worry about it too much. By the time your battery goes out, it will likely be time to upgrade.

Consider shutting down whenever you leave it for an extended time, such as longer than a day. I think hibernate is the preferred laptop method of low power states because it drains far less than sleep. So you could perhaps keep the computer plugged in while in hibernate, and unplugged while shut down, unless going on a trip or something.

I think HP had a power plan on their laptops that would keep the battery from charging fully to 100% (it would go instead to 50%), which wore it out less than the normal full charge. That may be hard to emulate without a program on your computer for such a plan as that.

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My Lenovo X1 Carbon 2014 has been acting wonky for a while. The screen essentially doesn't work, but if you hold onto a certain part on the edge of the screen and apply pressure then itll function normally. I've attached a picture of how the screen looks like when it isn't working.  I've talked to a few hardware stores. One told me that it is 100% a screen issue and others said it could be a LCD cable connector thats faulty or the screen. It's a big investment to get a new screen so I don't want to send it to a diagnostic if it's for sure a screen issue. Any thoughts? This is out of warranty. If anyone is in Canada (Toronto area) can you recommend an ideal place to get this fixed?


























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Hello,This incident occurred a month ago. Here is the Red Light Bleeding (refer image below)Red Light Bleeding at the top of the Y50 screenCoincidentally ( a few month ago, before the Red Light Bleeding problem occur ), I just notice there is a bent at the corner of the aluminum lid of my screenbent at the corner of the aluminum lid of my screenSo, I would like to ask a computer expert here, what is the real cause of the Red Light Bleeding problem?Is the Red Light Bleeding have to do with the bent at the corner of the aluminum lid of my screen? I really hope someone in this forum could help me to solve this problem. Thank you.

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Hasn't been dropped. Screen is not cracked or damaged. latop was turned off.
Turned it back on and saw this. Just vertical coloured bars.
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Answer:Toshiba Satellite Screen Pro - screen issue

Try it with an external monitor. If it is working than your screen is faulty. If not than probably it is a graphics card issue.

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