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f0cked up monitor

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by SlammedDime, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. SlammedDime

    SlammedDime G23 Member

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    I doubt its the LCD panel, however I do think its the graphics card.

    Here is what my laptop screen looks like after being booted up for about 10 minutes...
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    And then after the screen saver kicks on, the screen goes all wack, then I move the mouse and then it looks like this...

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    Any computer fixer guru's have any ideas? I'm leaning towards a defective graphics card, or something not properly connected or loose. This only started happening in the past few weeks and I've had the laptop since last june. I do still have a warranty on it, so I'll be calling Lenovo/IBM on monday. Just wanted to get some opinions on what it might be first.
     
  2. grokdesigns

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    I would try reinstalling (and updating if they're old) the video card drivers, that definitely appears to be the issue.
     

  3. SlammedDime

    SlammedDime G23 Member

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    Tried that already, no go. :-/
     
  4. grokdesigns

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    Hmm, next guess would be loose cables. Since it's under warranty, I would definitely recommend having them check it out. Just make sure to back up anything important before you do!