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Whitescreen on Laptop

I'm getting a "white screen" on my laptop after startup. Occasionally it starts up fine, but mostly after the initial Acer and Windows XP splashcreens, the screen goes a blank white. Sometimes when the laptop starts normally and I think all is well, it will also suddenly go white. Any ideas?

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  • leon_jared Nov 28, 2008

    My computer screen just went completely white unpredictable.. is lousy acer 4710G.. i must say acer product sucks big time.. give lots of unnecessary trouble.. then there was this time when a blue screen appear and suddenly on the screen there was wordings stating the driver has stuck in an indefinte loop.. wtf wtf acer product the worst product ever made... must be imported from china that's the reason aacer sucks sucks sucks sucks sucks

  • cihanerdil Dec 22, 2008

    yeah i have the same problem and i don't know what to do? i've tried reinstalling my display driver but nothing changed. Laptop plugged or unplugged, high performance or power saver mode nothing changes i have always that boring white blank display ! (acer aspire 5730zg)

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    Well i have the same problem, but now i try to change my screnn refresh rate to 60Hz, it might work...but i duno..

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You have to open your laptop though. its the cable or wire from the LCD to the motherboard or graphics card. i think its because of the heat. just have to unplug it and plug it again for a few times.. or if you dont want to open up your laptop. there's another solution.first just power up your laptop and you may notice that although its pure while screen it is loading up its OS. after you think that it booted up all the way. snap close the lcd or press the lid button to make the laptop go stand-by. then when standing-by press any key to resume. the screen should go back to normal operation, if not wait a few minutes then close the lead again. and so so. thats what i do with my acer aspire 3640. i got bored so i open it up. so now its been okay so far. there ya go..

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Must repair your windows.

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