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My screen on my T40 shows lots of gibberish colored squares

When I turn on my T40 is starts and on my screen I get lots of gibberish colored squares. If I do press a couple of keys the colors chnage and I get different shapes ans forms on the screen. Any suggestion?

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  • gamark Jul 29, 2008

    I find a very interesting article about my problem (http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_wi...) and I think you are correct it could be the graphic card.



    I will give it a go and try all the things you mentioned and also what is mentioned in the article above and I will post my fix.



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If you have access to an external monitor, connect it to the laptop. If everything works properly, then the screen or inverter has gone out. If you get the same garbled screen, then the video card has gone out.

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