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Display WOW u will never solve this Display went bad  (Vertical stripe appeared)  Compaq fixed it,,,  Next a hot spot (Very Hot) appeared in lower RH corner causing a black aura type spot.  Out of warrenty now  so i used it as a desktop with a external mouse keyboard and monitor.  This worked fine for a few months now the external monitor shuts off after windows starts on the R4000,,,,, Fn F4 does nothing,,  trying to use the original restore disk dont work as it still blacks out.  The monitor is fine as i reconnected it to a regular desktop and it checks out ok.

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  • prozaciswack Dec 21, 2007

    Interesting, I have a similar vertical stripe in mine (in the furthest right 4th of the screen about 100px wide) but it is about a year out of warranty. I wonder if this is a wide enough problem that they would still fix mine.

    Not sure about the display dying though...not something I've experienced yet.

  • belgiumrom Jan 31, 2008

    yes, same issue, i thought this was related to screen itself....
    there is also some overheating at times but maybe is not related.
    no steps really yet, i'm in the googling phase

  • cleopatra007 Feb 04, 2008

    I have a similar problem. the display sometimes completely shuts off and at other times, displays weird colors. frazzled green instead of black and sometimes, pink instead of white.



    whe i attach an extenal monitor, it seems to work fine. let me know if you guys have found solutions to this issue. Even temporary suggestions are welcome at this point.

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