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Screen turns solid color

I have a problem with my Vaio FS-742/W.
My screen will sometimes turn a solid color (red, orange, black, etc.). When I hit the power button to hibernate it will quickly revert back to normal before doing so. As soon as it wakes up everything is fine.

Does anyone know why it's doing this?

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  • greekchamp Oct 06, 2008

    my screen turned red once so i restarted the laptop and everything was fine. i used my computer for the rest of the night with no problems, then i turned it off and went to bed.

    when i turned it on the next morning windows loaded properly and everything looked good untill i tried to log in to vista. I put my password and then the login screen stayed for about 30 seconds untill the screen went solid red.

    i have had this same problem every time i try to use my laptop ever since!



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Hi, Sounds more like a glitch in the movie file you were watching which caused the video problem. Something like this is rather common while watching CDs with scratched surface. Since there is no apparent problem after rebooting, then you probably need not be worried. However, if this frequently happens, then you probably should have the memory upgraded or at least checked. Good luck.

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