Virus Problem, Please Help. The display seems to be affected most by any movement of the laptop And yes, the same problem appears when connected to an external monitor, so I guess that rules out the LCD screen itself. Log in or Sign up. Check your specs if your video card is integrated. If it is, you need to replace the motherboard or have it repaired. Otherwise it would require a special repair or a motherboard replacement.
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The heat spreader or dissipator as you mentioned is i think the one on the video card. Works for my application.
On everyday applications tests, the Gateway failed to live up to its high-end CPU. Gateway Laptop Docking Stations for Gateway. I am thinking it may be a cold solder joint or a crack or something in the motherboard. Copyright -Tech Support Forum.
I thought the heat may be the problem. BB code is on.
If I lift on one corner of the laptop the display changes from one kind of vertical line to another. When the screen turns colorful or just turns block by the slightest movement of the laptop, most likely it is the video card coming loose. HP Vvideo x 13 late For example, the L and X offer Pentium 4 processors that range in speed from 1. This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding If I move it the least little bit the Video display freaks out and gets vertical lines in it.
Old Laptop Computer Purchased “as-is” Works for my application. I believe the video is integrated in the MOBO. Many notebooks in this class offer built-in wireless options too, but you’ll have to add an The ‘s 540sx4 weight varies between 5.
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Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Microsoft Surface Pro 6 How might I troubleshoot this to narrow down the possibilities? So I cleaned out the fan heat-sink cooling unit but no effect on problem. Each of these models–the L, the X, and the XL–is a solid if relatively unexciting notebook, appropriate if you travel often yet need more features than you’d find on an ultralight laptop such as the Gateway I will try back in few hours. I have found shops there offering this service.
I’m trying to determine if it’s worth fixing. All times are GMT Skip to main content. What is the next most likely cause?