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My screen is flickering

Hi, I my laptop's screen is flickering pretty badly. It's mainly the left side, but it's getting worse. It flickers more when the charging chord and/or plug is touched or moved. It was used and was fine all day yesterday, and only started doing this late last night. I thought I just had it running too long and turned it off, but after turning in on this morning it's still doing it. It hasn't been dropped or got wet either. I'm currently typing an honors project paper for school snd the flickering is giving me a headache, so if anyone can help me I'd be eternally grateful.

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  • kelly 87 Nov 17, 2008

    Thank both of you so much! I don't know how to do anything involving video drivers, and it's a lot worse now (the whole left side of the screen is dim like when its running only on bettery power) so I'll probably take it to a service center somewhere tomorrow. Maybe I'll call Geek Squad. Again, thanks for the help.



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This is probably because of something wrong with your lcd invertor or your lcd panel, the best solution anyone can give u is to get this laptop to a service center and ask them if the invertor is good. if not the lcd panel is faulty. u need to replace the lcd panel if thats the situation

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Firstly try reinstalling the video drivers, if that doesn't work either the inverter is ready to give up or the monitor connector has somehow worked loose from the socket

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