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When I boot up the screen is all colors and lines

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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It sounds to me like your cable is loose to the lcd or the video card is not properly 100 percent seeded into the mother board. Prolly the cable in one way or the other, perhaps bad cable.

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