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I put my computer into hibernate, left for about 3 hrs and the battery died. when i got home i turned my laptop on, and the nvidia didnt look right. my desktop screen looks chunky and wide now, what do i do?

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Hi Enjoisays,

The issue here seems to be most likely a VGA cards issue. Since you had mentioned Laptop, and nivida, i presume it must be one of those notebooks from either toshiba, dell or acer (to my knowledge at least). If that is the case, it is also most liekly that the graphic cards is built into the motherboard and you must send it back for servicing.

The fact that your batt dies after 3 hours in hibernation also suggest that your priduct may be over a year old and that your batt lifespan is getting shorter. Some good practices when using a notebook is to use thr battery ONLY when on the road. If you're at home, try to use direct power via the charger provided. This will save the batt life for longer usage.

Oh yeah, and also, please note that chunky blots on screen with images not turning out right is def most of the time VGA issues. Hope this helped.

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