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Screen Flashing My screen flashes constantly, seemingly whenever something loads a little. It turns black, and depending what I'm doing, comes back on within a second. When I'm typing, it seems to happen WAY more often. What could possibly be wrong? My computer is a Compaq Presario A900, but it doesn't seem to be an option.

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  • spyke927 Jun 27, 2008

    yes. it's actually a laptop, so the whole "chord" thing wont work. so i should take it in to where i got it?

  • spyke927 Jun 27, 2008

    ok. i have it under warranty still, so i will prolly take it in to ensure the continuation of my warranty. thank you very much

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Your power that connects to the monitor is lose. If you put it in all the way and it is still having problems... the prong on the cord or the monitor...(depends on the design) is lose and needs to be moved a little more out, creating a more stable power connection.
Let me guess.. is it flat screen monitor?
Maybe even a Gateway?

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    System Networks Jun 27, 2008

    If it is still under warranty, but if it isn't it is a quick
    fix... just make sure it's not plugged into the wall... take a small flat head
    screw driver and push out the metal prongs just a little. try that! :D

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