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Windows 8 Laptop Screen Issue

Question: Windows 8 Laptop Screen Issue

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

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Answer: Windows 8 Laptop Screen Issue

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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.

Answer:Laptop Screen issue.

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

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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 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,

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 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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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?
 

Answer:Laptop Screen Issue

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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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!
 

Answer:Solved: laptop screen issue

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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
Processor Count: 4
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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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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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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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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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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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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.





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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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I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.
Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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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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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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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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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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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 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:

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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:

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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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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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Hi,
I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge with an Intel I5 processor, 64 bit with no hardware upgrades (stock). I had accidentally stepped on the screen (fell off my lap and then crunch) which was mangled beyond repair, so I have been using it similar to a tower, with a VGA and/or HDMI connected monitor (my HDMI cable went bad, I picked up a new cable but hadn't hooked it up to the second monitor.
I started my free upgrade from Windows 7 Home Premium to 10 last night. I woke up to the black screen/mouse pointer issue which is what brought me to this thread. I tried the recommended fix:
1. Hit ctrl, type in password and enter
2. Win Key + P + Down Arrow. (Win Key + P only seems to do the same thing)
This brought up options to
1. Disconnect projector (Tried this and lost connection to the VGA even after reboot)
2. Duplicate (Screen is still black with mouse cursor, but I saw a little bit of red and blue pixels at the bottom where the task bar should be until I disconnected and re-connected the VGA, then it was back to black screen and cursor)
3. Extend (still black screen and cursor)
4. Connect Projector (still black screen and cursor)
I'm not sure what to do. I must have some OS installed, because I am able to also perform these operations from my USB Keyboard/Mouse. I'm just not sure how to get Windows back on my VGA connection (I haven't tried HDMI because I did not have it connected when I ran the update.) I thought Duplicate displays would do the trick, but apparently not. For a... Read more

Answer:Windows 10 upgrade laptop w/broken screen/blurry toolbar black screen

Nevermind, the whole install was a mess. Last time I'll trust the Windows Update Service to install an OS. Left the laptop off for a few hours as recommended in other posts. Came back and stopped at the boot menu. Only Windows 7 was listed. Making a bootable flash version now. Hopefully that will fix the issue.

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My Lenovo Thinkpad x201 suddenly shows only black screen. I checked the LCD with a light and I was able to see only a dark image of Thinkpad logo and then it go completly black. But when it is on safe mode i could see my desktop in dark screen(when I use a light).I updated BIOS also using a external monitor. But still the same. I'm completly at a loss. Please anyone help me to slove this problem...













Solved!

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Answer:Lenovo X201 laptop black screen and LCD screen doesn't detect after booting windows

This is then due to inverter from screen that has stopped working, it controls the backlight part of LCD/LED screen when it breaks it cause the backlight to turn off and wont go on so you would need to have inverter re-placed with a new one.Here is a example of how it looks like: it may look diffirent on each model but this is just an example from a T41 from lenovo.

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I get a blue screen error of "driverirql_not_less_equal" when my laptop monitor dims.

Specs:
OS: Windows 8 Professional (64 bit)
Intel i7 2640M
8 Gb Ram
1T HD

The attached screen capture is the location of my error.

Answer:Windows 8 blue screen error when laptop screen dims

This is probably either a BIOS problem, or a video driver problem. It's also possible you have a hardware fault, but try updating your BIOS and video card drivers.

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Ever since about a month ago I have been having a problem to where my laptop, right after the the loading bar( minus the windows logo). There are screen flickers, or just very small amounts of flashing lines across the screen, barely noticeable, but that may be the new screen. I am able to boot into safe mode, and it works fine in it. I have reinstalled the graphics driver, and done a system restore, but none the less, it still doesn't work. I have searched for what seems like forever, but I still cant find it. Any ideas?

Answer:Laptop giving black screen after Windows loading screen (Vis

If the graphics driver is "buggy" or "glitchy", re-installing the same one isn't going to fix it. You need to try either the previous driver (if you've recently updated it) or check for a newer driver if you haven't recently updated it.If you want to try "rolling back" to the previous driver, right-click graphics adapter model in Device Manager and choose "Properties". Under the "Driver" tab, click "Roll back driver". (option won't be available if driver has not been updated).Alternatively, you can download the latest driver from Lenovo support. Choose the most appropriate site:UK: http://support.lenovo.com/en_GB/USA: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/You should also check Device Manager to see if any errors or conflicts are shown for any other drivers, as it could be some other third-party driver that's to blame.

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I'm having a weird problem. My laptop will show a black screen when booting. It seems no matter how long I wait, nothing happens. When I attach an external LCD to the laptop, it shows the Windows load or Windows resume graphics on the external monitor, but not on my laptop screen. As soon as the Desktop Screen with the Windows Login appears, it then appears on my laptop as well.

I also can't seem to get to safe mode. I push f8 and it never comes up I haven't installed any new software or hardware to cause this.
Any thoughts?
 

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Greetings,

Please could someone help me,

Recently i had my LCD screen on my 'Toshiba Satellite c660-119' replaced because it had become cracked, so i got it fixed and now started up my laptop, it boots up fine goes past the toshiba inavations screen and then goes to the ''Windows starting'' screen, it loads up the windows animation logo and then just stops and freezes on that page, if i leave it there i can then hear the computer make the login sounds and it loading up programs ( the skype sound) but the screen is still stuck on the same page, its like the laptop is still running normaly but the screen is just frozen, so i turned it off and then loaded it in 'safemode' it loaded fine and i can use web stuff ect.. so i wrote this article, please if anyone can help me fix my screen freezing problem it would be great,

Laptop specs:

64 bit Windows 7 home premium,
3 GB of ram
i think its 500 HDD but im not sure,


Thanks in advance if you can help, i rearly need it fixed soon

Best regards
Nathaniel Richards

Answer:HELP: New screen on laptop, Gets stuck on 'Windows starting; screen

Hello and welcome to the forum Nathanielbot

*Try following the steps in the tutorial below.
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Post back what you've done for further suggestions.

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Hi All

Since upgrading from Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 ultimate, my laptop CPU fan keep spinning all the time in high speed. It seems something triggered the fan to run (eg. CPU temperature is high or something else).

So I have been reading many post in different forums related to "overheated" CPU in windows 7 and Fan related issue.

My Laptop specification as follow

Asus Laptop X80L
CPU: Intel Pentium Dual T2370 1.73GHz; 1.73GHz
RAM: 3GB
Hard Disk: 350GB SATA
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

I upgraded the Hard disk from 250GB to 350GB. I need to pull out the hard disk to see the speed whether 54000rpm or 72000rpm if required.

CPU Fan spin really fast all the time and warm air coming out, I believe the CPU is hot. So I download SpeedFan to check further.

HD0: 53 degree C
Temp1:63 degree C
CORE0: 53 degree C
CORE1: 52 degree C

Task Manager: CPU Usage 1% (very low)

Does anyone know Temp1 means?
Is the temperature above normal? According to SpeedFan it is not, as the Flame icon appear as shown in the attachment.

Screenshot1:
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Screenshot2:
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If the temperature is above the normal then something must triggered to speed up the CPU fan, can we see the threshold setting of CPU Fan in windows 7?

It is quiet interesting issue as I am not running many applications, CPU Load is 1% according to task manager, but the CPU run in high speed and warm ai... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 - Laptop CPU and FAN issue

If we can get this issue sorted out, hopefully we can solve this one too.

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Hi guys,

I have this issue lately that there is square type dots on screen. On white background dots are black and on videos etc it changes according to video color. This only happens on Windows 10 but not on Windows 7. I have updated graphics drivers on both windows. Any solution to this.

Answer:Windows 10 Screen issue

This happen using the browser only or are you seeing it on the desktop screen. Seems like type of Artifacting from your Graphics card.
Any other issues on the screen, does it freeze or stutter in the picture ? Recently make any hardware changes, open the case, remove the card ? Make sure Graphics card is seated properly if you did any changes in the case.

Again retry the drivers, uninstall the ones you put on recently and make sure install the newest here. Can be card is failing or Display driver issues. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download

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Hi guys,

I have this issue lately that there is square type dots on screen. On white background dots are black and on videos etc it changes according to video color. This only happens on Windows 10 but not on Windows 7. I have updated graphics drivers on both windows. Any solution to this.

Answer:Windows 10 Screen issue

This happen using the browser only or are you seeing it on the desktop screen. Seems like type of Artifacting from your Graphics card.
Any other issues on the screen, does it freeze or stutter in the picture ? Recently make any hardware changes, open the case, remove the card ? Make sure Graphics card is seated properly if you did any changes in the case.

Again retry the drivers, uninstall the ones you put on recently and make sure install the newest here. Can be card is failing or Display driver issues. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download

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Is anyone seeing any issues regarding hibernation on their laptops? Since upgrading to Windows 10 I've noticed that my laptop seems to be going into hibernation much more quickly than it did in Windows 7. I checked my settings and my screen saver settings and so on are setup to those recommended by HP but these do not seem to be having an impact on hibernation. What's particularly frustrating is that even when it's plugged in if you have a long download/install/update you must keep the machine active by moving the mouse or be active on the keyboard or it will go into hibernation mode very quickly (under 5 minutes). Has anyone seen this and know what it takes to fix it?

Answer:Hibernation issue on Windows 10 laptop

I wanted to post and update on this problem as I have somewhat if a solution......
When I go into the power options for my HP Laptop there were 3 configurations listed - HP's Recommended, High Performance, and Power Saver. Based on what I was seeing in the HP recommended configuration I created my own that kept the PC more active and to see if I could delay hibernation more than the 3 minutes I was seeing. Well, my configuration turned out to be no better than HP's but I decided by chance to try the High Performance configuration and it works better. Note that I have not tested this while on total battery but when it's plugged into a power source it doesn't even go into hibernation mode. The screen does go blank when there's no activity but it's not hibernating anymore. I'll take a look at all of the settings and compare them to HP's recommended settings and if I find anything that jumps out at me I'll post an update.

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Hello there, I am finally going out of my mind with this laptop.

I am trying to fix this for my brother who is disabled and unable to do much but browse on youtube, but... we can't get on youtube.

It's not just youtube... there is something seriously wrong with it and i can't think of what to do.

The main issue was a BT modem lock flashing constantly and bringing up various padlocks in the start icon bar... after much fiddling, tweaking and following some advice, I finally managed to disable it through services.msc and msconfig.

Ok next up... get the internet back... ok so it won't load. Finally manage to get it to load but I can't do anything, I can't search on google even though the site is there, nothing. Time to re-install windows at this point.

Since I no longer have the original cd but am lucky enough to have the original key, I download a copy of windows XP professional and try to install it. I had service pack 3 installed so of course it wouldn't run from windows itself. I restart, press F12, boot from CD... windows setup starts opening everything and what do we know... a BSOD.

Ok, so let's try removing the service packs... here goes. I uninstall service pack 3, nicely done... restart all done. Next do the same with service pack 2... won't work? The file location no longer exists... so there goes that idea.

Safe mode time... so here I go, reboot, F8 safemode with networking... then it hangs at AVGDIDSEH.sys and blue screens. Great, now wh... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] Serious Laptop Issue - Windows XP help :)

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Hi,

Got a new Lenovo Yoga 500 with Windows 10 64bit.

I want to change to W7 - I have a windows 7 image on a disk. No DVD reader.

I copied the contents of the image to a clean, formatted NTFS external HDD. It's connected via USB3.

When I try to install W7 on the main system HDD, it says it's in GPT format and needs to be on MBT.

But I can't convert the system partition to MBT, because the system is there.
Also making a new virtual partition doesn't work, because the "diskpart" command doesn't recognize it as a separated disk.

Any advice here?

Thanks.

Answer:Laptop. Windows 10, Trying to install W7. MBR / GPT issue

Well.
based on several of your statements, I have come to the conclusion
that you would be better off keeping the current OS...

We'll see what others pickup on in your post and what they have to suggest..

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Hello,

Before I continue, I'd like to say I did not upgrade to Windows 10. I bought my laptop not even a year-ago from Best Buy with Windows 10 already installed.

A little background, I've been using my "Skullcandy Ink'd Earbud with Mic" to talk with people on both Skype and Discord using my laptop. I've had these earbuds for more than three-months and I've never had an issue with them until today. Suddenly people can't hear me, but I can hear them while my sound remains perfectly intact. I thought maybe my earbuds were broken so I tried them with three different devices, but the Mic still worked just fine. Afterwards I updated my Sound Drivers thinking that might be the issue. Yet, even after updating the problem wasn't fixed. I'm really confused as to why I can't be heard through the Mic when I plug the earbuds into my laptop. Especially, when it was working not to long ago. Has anyone else experienced this? I really need help.P.S. I used the earbuds/mic three days ago an they worked fine. The next day the mic couldn't be picked up, also it only has one plug. 

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I have Surface Pro 2 and a laptop both running Windows 8.1 . I use the same long in for both PC however I am experiencing that if I change setting, desktop or apps on either one (surface or laptop) it caries to either machine. How can I STOP that. The Surface and Laptop have different names . I want to share the log in but I want to keep the PC separate.
Any Ideas.

Answer:Surface and Laptop Issue with Windows 8

Go to charms bar ? Change PC settings ? SkyDrive ? Settings for synchronization

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I have a customer that uses Windows 7 Pro laptops in their environment.  Both the wireless and wired networks are configured for 802.1X with both machine and user authentication separately (no EAP-chaining).
When the laptop is at the Windows login screen and there is a wireless profile configured on the device, I can see that the machine successfully connects to the wireless network and that our Cisco ISE deployment shows the laptop passing the machine credentials
which is the expected behavior.
The user then inputs their credentials.  from the Cisco ISE system, I also see these credentials successfully sent and authorized.  The laptop shows a different behavior however:
If the user's credentials are not cached in the lapUnable to connect to <SSID>" which is false because I can see this happened successfully in the wireless system



The Windows 7 login screen then states, "No login servers are available"
If the user's credentials are cached in the laptop

The Windows 7 login screen STILL states, "Unable to connect to <SSID>" however the login happens successfully regardless and the user is brought to a Windows desktop and connected to the wireless network.
If the user's machine is connected to a wired port (also enforced by 802.1X), the user is able to log into the system whether or not their credentials are cached in the system.
This seems to be an issue with a setting on the wireless adap... Read more

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Dear HP Support Team,Yesterday I had updated my HP laptop pavilion g6 to Windows 8.1. As update was complete it went on restart mode. Since then I am just seeing black screen. After that by using power button I made my laptop switch off and again switched ON but still I am seeing same black screen with mouse icon.Kindly help.Regards,Shraddha Jadhav

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Guys i have a family member that has an hp laptop model number hp 2000 notebook pc its still new with an amd e-350, now according to the internet its suppose to be a dual core processor but it doesn't show up that way in windows and multitasking is a pain, if I so much as open 3 windows to work with it starts to lag and although i disabled all the startup items in msconfig the boot up time is still too slow in my opinion can anyone help me out?
 

Answer:Performance issue with windows 7 laptop

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Hi,

Got a new Lenovo Yoga 500 with Windows 10 64bit.

I want to change to W7 - I have a windows 7 image on a disk. No DVD reader.

I copied the contents of the image to a clean, formatted NTFS external HDD. It's connected via USB3.

When I try to install W7 on the main system HDD, it says it's in GPT format and needs to be on MBT.

But I can't convert the system partition to MBT, because the system is there.
Also making a new virtual partition doesn't work, because the "diskpart" command doesn't recognize it as a separated disk.

Any advice here?

Thanks.

Answer:Laptop. Windows 10, Trying to install W7. MBR / GPT issue

Well.
based on several of your statements, I have come to the conclusion
that you would be better off keeping the current OS...

We'll see what others pickup on in your post and what they have to suggest..

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Hi,

Got a new Lenovo Yoga 500 with Windows 10 64bit.

I want to change to W7 - I have a windows 7 image on a disk. No DVD reader.

I copied the contents of the image to a clean, formatted NTFS external HDD. It's connected via USB3.

When I try to install W7 on the main system HDD, it says it's in GPT format and needs to be on MBT.

But I can't convert the system partition to MBT, because the system is there.
Also making a new virtual partition doesn't work, because the "diskpart" command doesn't recognize it as a separated disk.

Any advice here?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Laptop. Windows 10, Trying to install W7. MBR / GPT issue

Reformat your drive to MBR , boot from your USB Drive and then install.
 

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A friend asked me to format his laptop and re-install an operating system on it. It originally had Vista but I figured I may as well upgrade to 7. The install went fine but on startup I am told that I am missing ql2300.sys from system32/drivers. I went to this website QLogic Driver Download and I believe I downloaded " Windows 2008/2003 STORport Driver" because I was pretty sure I remembered a previous error having to do with STORport. I went through the Windows 7 load drivers option and put the ql2300.sys file into the drivers folder but it still does not work. I have formatted the computer with Windows 7 format and once with DBAN just to be certain the drive was wiped. Any advice would be appreciated. I am not sure of the system specs, but if you need them I can try and find them out, not sure how it would help though.

Answer:Issue Installing Windows 7 on a Laptop

windows 7 should install no problem on a formatted hdd,You should not have to d/l the drivers you mentioned after the install as they would be on the disc,were did you get the disc from?

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Hi!

I recently acquired a new Samsung Q320 laptop and promptly fitted a new HD with a clean XP install (still don't like Vista very much).
With 4GB RAM installed, I am a bit surprised by the small amount specified under "Available Physical Memory":

Is this normal?

I also have a Dell M1330 with 4GB installed, and it shows a fair bit more available RAM:

Many thanks in advance!
 

Answer:RAM issue on Windows XP (Samsung laptop)

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problem with the brightness ...not able to reduce or increase the level of brightness ..help

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Hi,

I have a HP Pavillion G6-2295sa, I have installed Windows 8.1 and around after a week it gets all sluggish.

Specs:

Microprocessor
2.4 GHz Intel Core i3-3110M

Chipset
Intel HM76 Express

Microprocessor Cache
3 MB L3 cache

Memory
8 GB DDR3

Memory Max
Upgradeable to 8 GB DDR3 (2 DIMM)

Video Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (up to 1.65 GB)

Hard Drive
1 TB SATA (5400 rpm)
Up to 24 GB partition for system recovery


After about a week it gets really slow, I do regular maintenance, I play a few games. Could anyone tell me what could possibly make it so slow after such a short period of time. It does not get hot.

Thanks.

Answer:Laptop Performance Issue Windows 8.1

Not really from those stats. What programs are you using when it starts feeling like the OS is getting "sluggish"? Are you using a faster machine at work or school?

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Morning all and apologies for making my first post a plea for help....

i'll try and keep it concise but apologies again if this turns into an essay.

I'm trying to display my laptop through a projector i recently acquired and just about everything I've tried and after buying two cables i thought would do the job failed ive decided to admit defeat as a man and ask for help.

My laptop is a Samsung R53 on Windows 7premium as far as im aware.

The projector is a Panasonic PT-AE100 as seen here >>>> http://www.projectorcentral.com/Panasonic-PT-AE100.htm

And on the rear it looks like this >>>>
It works so that's not the issue as I've had it running from the TV on a HDMI to component cable connection, and also from the Xbox on the same cable, similarly I've managed to have it stream content from my laptop via the xbox using the HDMI to component cables once more.

The issue im having is getting it to just straight display the laptop be it by using the HDMI to component cable or via a HDMI to VGA cable i bought when the HDMI route didn't work.

I've tried every combination of Display mode on the laptop in conjunction with every imput channel on the projector but it flat out refuses to show anything, not even a brief flicker or signal, just blank default screen, also the laptop doesn't "find" the projector like it would via a sole HDMI link but given the projector is some 7+ years old this doesn'... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 laptop to projector issue..

Also apologies if this is in the wrong sub-forum , sorry if it is!!!
 

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Hey guys,
My friend recently gave me his Toshiba S50t-A0280 laptop, he mucked up the operating system, so I installed a genuine copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.

The laptop is a touchscreen, it previously had Windows 8 on it, i have installed the graphics drivers (intel and Nvidia).

But I cant get the touchscreen to work, I tried installing the " Toshiba Touchscreen Software " it just opens up a cmd and the screen flashes..

I opened the control panel and went into Table PC settings and tried to setup but im not getting a response when i touch the screen..

When I try to calibirate the crosshair just stays in the top corner..



Thanks guys!

p.s thats not a crack in the screen photo.. dunno where it came from
 

Answer:Windows 7 Touchscreen Laptop Issue

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I'm sorry if this has been posted before, but I've been peeling through forums looking for an answer to this. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to call this screen clipping, overlaying, or how I really should describe it. All I know is that ever since I've moved to Windows 8.1 this problem has been driving me up the wall. I experience this problem the most with Windows Explorer, Outlook 2013, and Google Chrome. Depending on which app I bring up, the screen within the app will show whats on the window behind it... It happens to me everyday, non-stop, and the only way to cure it is to grab the window I have active, and move it around until the clipping stops. I've uninstalled Outlook 2013 and Chrome, and re-installed. I've gone as far as reloading Windows with a complete wipe. However, I still have this issue. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
For clarity, the monitor on the left is the problem occurring in Google Chrome. The monitor on the right is a screenshot of the problem occurring in Outlook 2013.

Answer:Screen clipping issue with Windows 8.1

Try reinstalling the video driver or see if there is a new version available.

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As the title says... i am having this problem from yesterday morning when i opened my laptop after about 3-4 days and what i saw was this annoying thingy!
i just bought this laptop around 2-3 months ago... the model is HP Notebook - ac101ne and came with Windows 10 built-in
href here hectic thing is i have tried nearly every single thing which i found on YouTube or on other tech forums... the solutions given in them were reactioned with 'satisfactory comments' meaning they worked; but in my case they arent!
i logged in with Safe Mode but dint work... the blinking stops for a while and then starts again and even its still on; while i am 'typing all this' :(
i have uninstalled and reinstalled the display drivers too and also unchecking the Services (the most common solution which i found) but NOTHING is working!!!
also i dont have any Problem causing apps installed like iCloud or Norton etc.
Here are the specs:
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Answer:Windows 10 blinking screen issue

Did you reboot after unchecking the services?

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Hi there! Im a bit confused about something and was wondering if anyone could help me.

Not so long ago I installed some Windows updates (not exactly sure what they were) and ever since my welcome screen has been absent when I turn off my screensaver. Instead I get the classic Windows logon box and frankly I can't stand the bloody thing.

Now usually that sort of thing wouldn't throw me but the most confusing thing is that the welcome screen is present when I boot up Windows and when I log off at night, it just seems to be absent when coming out of a screensaver.

I've checked the display options for my screensaver and I get the 'On resume, password protect' tickbox instead of the usual: 'On resume, display welcome screen' one. I've also checked the registry values and they say that the welcome screen is activated.

I would appreciate any advice because the damn logon screen is driving me nuts when I switch of my screensaver (which happens quite a lot during my day).

Thank you!
 

Answer:Solved: Windows XP welcome screen issue

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=no+welcome+screen+after+screensaver+&btnG=Search&meta=

googled and found this, hope it helps

joan
 

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