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I'm not sure how to describe the problem I'm having. The problem is a display issue where the screen appears to lose colors when the laptop is moved or bumped. it looks like its reduced to 16 colors. When I adjust the screen at the hinges, play with the screen angle, I again get max color resolution. However this continues to happen over and over so I speculate that it is a problem with the hinges but want to make sure before i try to rip the laptop apart. Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Mark Wisniewski Feb 22, 2009

    for more clarification.. my setting is set at 32 bit before this happens.

    Gyan122000 ... I'm sure i can find the specs on how to disassemble the laptop. If its not just a loose connection is this something that I can fix myself?

  • Mark Wisniewski Feb 22, 2009

    I got you now. The same thing does happen when I change the settings to 16 bit. So I'm going to say you are correct about the cable being the issue. Thanks for your help!

  • John Miller Jr May 11, 2010

    I've never heard of colors dropping down to 16 when a laptop is bumped even with damaged hinges. Do you have full color (16, 24, or 32 bit) before this happens? Need more info for better diagnosis, please...

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Hi,
This is the issue with the either the loose connectivity or the fault of the display panel cable so please get it check and it will be fixed.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • Gyanendra Kumar Feb 22, 2009

    Hi,
    mark wrote that it seems like 16 colors please clarify that in display settings the 16 bit colors are shown?
    If not then it is the problem with cable as u told by adjusting the screen colors come back.
    I will not recommend to open the notebook if u are not familiar so please contact service person.


  • Gyanendra Kumar Feb 22, 2009

    thanks

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