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The screen on my laptop has gone grey with blotches. Have tried Fn +F6 which just changed the colou

Posted by: Vicki S.      9 Nov 2009 @ 20:24
The screen on my laptop has gone grey with blotches. Have tried Fn +F6 which just changed the colou

The screen on my laptop has gone grey with blotches. Have tried Fn +F6 which just changed the colour of the blotches. Tried removing the battery and running on mains power. Same result. Any help appreciated.

Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      9 Nov 2009 @ 21:34
RE: The screen on my laptop has gone grey with blotches. Have tried Fn +F6 which just changed the colou

It could be a corrupt video driver. You do not say what Operating System you are running, but if it is XP, Vista or 7, try doing a System Restore to the point before it went wrong.

To get into System Restore, press F8 just after the PC starts, but before windows starts, this should give you a menu. In XP select Safe Mode, and then System Restore. On Vista or W7, select "Repair my computer" from the menu.

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Reply by: Richard B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Edinburgh, EH1      9 Nov 2009 @ 22:20
RE: The screen on my laptop has gone grey with blotches. Have tried Fn +F6 which just changed the colou

It's more than likely the screen has gone. Time to think about getting the screen replaced though you will find that most IT bods will not do screen repairs because they cost so much.

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