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LCD screen displays everything in inverted colours

Hi,
I have a Lenovo 3000 C200 Notebook (Model: 8922 - A16).
My problem is that the laptop displays everything in inverted colours. I have adjusted display properties in Control Panel, and high contrast in the display properties of Accessibility. I have also tried utilities like PowerStrip and various magnifiers. My video and adapter drivers are up to date.
Please help. Thanks.

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  • prohyster May 20, 2008

    Hi guys,

    I emailed a printscreen image of my screen to another person, and the image was fine. Display and graphics cards settings are all correct and fine. Drivers are also fine.

    The problem hasn't showed up for a while now and I believe it is because I was leaving the laptop on 24hrs without shutting down or closing (no power management, just everything on)
    One day I got really frustrated with it, and turned it off for about 24hrs. When I decided to try and have another go, it was working fine. So I guess the LCD monitor was just telling me to turn it off sometimes, which I do often now, and its working great now.


  • prohyster Sep 29, 2008

    Hey there,

    yeah the solution for me was to turn the laptop off for 24hrs as I had been running it non-stop for a couple of months which is what I normally do with my desktop. I mean, I set power management so that the screensaver never comes on and the computer never shuts down. Laptop was always open, day and night 24hrs a day, I never closed it.

    anyway once I gave it a rest, it worked fine and so now I make sure to turn the laptop off at night and when we're not home

    sorry, probably wasn't the solution you were hoping for but that's what my experience was



  • Rick White
    Rick White May 11, 2010


    1. Do you have an external monitor that you can connect and test the colors out on? If it shows up fine on that monitor then chances are something is wrong on the hardware end.

    2. Right-click on the desktop and select properties. Select the Settings tab and hit the Advanced button. What entries do you have under the Color Management tab?

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Necesito el drivers de video y el de red

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

Hey I know its been a while since this was posted but did you ever find a solution? Ive read you have to replace the lcd but I just stumbled on some post about flipping the polarizer thats glued to the LCD. i dunno im having the same problem

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Do Rick's 1st solution of trying the external monitor.

If thats messed up too then it's software. (Windows, drivers, settings, etc)

If the monitors fine then you've got problems send it to an expert at that point.

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