I shut down my computer one night and the next morning when I booted up, the screen was all bright colors and lines and kept scrolling up and down. Then it went into a fade and came back all gray with lines in the back. I had no way to shut it down or off because the screen was just all lines and colors. When I shut the laptop the orange light was still showing like my computer was in sleep mode. I tried several times to turn it on and the screen showed the same. A few hours went by and I tried it again and it turned on like there had never been a problem. It worked with out any problems. I logged off and when I went to log on again this morning, same screen problems. It goes away after an hour or so and works fine. What do you think may be the problem? I've never dropped this machine or anything. I just closed it down one night and the next morning experienced this problem. Thank you for your help.
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could be moisture can affect a laptop in stages keyboard then motherboard might want open it and tent it(edges on table) and then lightly run a warm hair dryer over ports, keyboard etc you might get lucky
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS you can load failsafe defaultsor load optimized defaults ,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart or During the boot process tap thef8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer Also you might try Turn Off the computer, now as soon as you hit the power button, keep on holding "Alt" key & keep on tapping "F10 key,ie: Alt+F10, it will open the recovery console ,select full factory restore and follow on screen instruction. (Note:this will erase all datas on the computer) hope this helps
If your CMOS battery is not retaining your system setting you will see this problem...One way to know if this your problem is to go into setup and check the system time, also stopping at the Flash screen it could be waiting for user input...You could try changing your setting from stop on error to not stop on error
I'm guessing ou have windows XP? if so you hae a corrupted regisry and need to boot from your Windows CD and at he first et of questions choose Eneter to intall windows, then F8 to continue and then it should tell yo another Windows insatallation has been found and ask if you wish to perform an automatic repair.
Have you installed any new hardware or loaded any new software lately? If not you might have some corrupt files. Reboot the laptop in safe mode. Just hit F8 a few times. It should give you a menu. Arrow to safe mode and hit enter. After it finishes booting to safe mode, do a system restore. Click Start>click Start>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore. Choose a date before a couple of days before you noticed anything happening. Restore will take a few minutes. When it's restored and booted, I want you to do one more thing. Click on start>run>type in cmd and hit ok. This will take you to your command prompt. Type chkdsk /f It will tell you it can't run it right now do wan't to run it the next time you start up? say yes. Close the window. Restart the computer and the check disk program will run and fix your errors.
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