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Advent 9517 intermittent failier at startup and video problem

When switching on my laptop, sometimes it will boot up into bios and continue to access the hard drive. The next time I boot up the laptop is either dead or the screen does not display a solid image. It has a mutitude of pixelated colours and garbage lettering. This happens often. And sometimes normal picture changes into pixelated after normal start up.

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Its either a problem with a memory "ram" or the graphic chip. changing the ram would solve it, if not a graphic chip can not be fixed.

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http://www.laptopkeyboard.com/Guides.php/Advent/Advent Series/9517 (Black)/KBAD3

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Hi, I have an advent laptop that only loads to windows when i tap the f8 button. If i switch the laptop on, it stops at the 'advent' logo and won't boot to windows unless i tap the f8 button. Can you...


try adjusting the boot sequence or at least enabling a different priority in the boot sequence ,,press F2 to get to the bios and learn how to navigate these pages

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Advent black screen


Hi,

This sounds like a bad video driver update.

Restart the machine and repeatedly tap the F8 key. When you see the advanced boot menu appear choose safe mode.

You will see white text on screen that will stop on a system 32 driver, wait a minute and let it boot through.

Next, go do device manager and uninstall the display drivers or roll back the driver to a previous one.
Reboot the machine and it should boot into windows normally. You may have to reinstall the display drivers if they don't reinstall themselves.


Please post back if you need anymore help or advice.



Good luck.

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Laptop needs rebooting


Im using the advent 4211-b and its flawless.small,light ,looks good has all you need built in and also has choice at startup windows or recovery.cant fault it.if you cant reboot.press power ,get as far as you get ,press and hold power button til switch off press power button again to restart(boot)if youre already in windows and cant shut down or reboot do the same.as long as you dont turn off and unplug no damage to the system will occur.

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Try http://www1.medion.de/downloads/?lang=uk

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http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWeb/Downloads/Category_Download.aspx?Categoryid=3&MenuID=37&LanID=9

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Video cards


Hi,
You Can,t really shuffle Graphics cards Around where Laptops Are Concerned.
the individual manufacturers, want you to buy thier Products Only. hence so many different Socet/Board types.
you,ve gotta grin And Bear What you,ve Got unfortunately, check in the Bios settings, how much of your system memory, is designated to running graphics, Can sometimes be allocated More. That you have the latest video drivers installed for your Graphics Card/Chip.
And that you have Sufficient Memory/RAM installed on the laptop.
Alternative, is to sell And Buy upgraded Machine, Alienware recommended.

Mike @ compurepair.

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