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Laptop Screen turns black or red all of a sudden

I own a VAIO FS97OP model laptop. While I was using it, it turned red after a while. Though I could still hear the sounds from what i was previously watching, the screen was still red. I remember the screen kind of blinked twice or once before the whole screen turned red. I had to resort to turning it off by pushing the off button because it won't hibernate as well when i try to close the laptop. It was alright (turned normal) when i turned it back on. Can anyone tell me why this is so? Should i be worried of what happened or is this normal? thanks :)

Posted by Bernadette Eugenio on

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  • sainttammany Mar 09, 2008

    My Vaio Laptop VGN-FS742/W screen turns either black, white or red. This can happen at any time, programs running or not. It appears that everything else is normal. I shut down with the power button and restart, and everything is normal until it happens again. Any ideas?

  • thiefjack Nov 19, 2008

    Mine actually has green, red and purple. I think something wrong with the screen connection

  • kolpind Dec 18, 2008

    my screen is red, but more of a bright tint, everything is still visible and can be read, it is just annoying. Any idea what could stop this? It cleared up for a few days, but has reverted to this red screen. I wasn't watching any CDs, or any other videos, just normal web browsing and ms word, that sort of thing.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    my sony laptop has a lot of coulours on the screen with a black leaf effect running through it



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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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