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Graphics issue

by michaelhaha9 / January 10, 2013 1:07 AM PST

My Acer Aspire 4750G Has recently been having issues with it's graphics, the pixels start to become white/red/green/blue when I am using anything remotely demanding of the graphics card (YouTube, After Effects) and carries over to more intensive programs such as Dota 2.

The thing about the graphics issue is that when I twist/hit the screen, or even leave the screen alone for 5 minutes with the graphics fault, it normalizes.

Also; because I panicked the first time this happened, I Alt+F4 shut down my computer and turned it back on while the white pixels were still on screen, and when I started the computer back up again, the pixels were still not normalized.

Any thoughts or suggestions are appreciated, thanks!

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Stop hitting, twisting the screen and arrange for repair.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2013 3:12 AM PST
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That hit or twist can lead to a very expensive repair.

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But that's not ther thing...
by michaelhaha9 / January 10, 2013 3:18 AM PST

I have been having this issue for about a week now, and even if I do not hit it or change the screen in any way (whether this includes hitting/tapping or not) it will eventually normalize.

(Note: The computer heats up significantly, judging by internal temperature checkers, an average of 55 C)

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Same thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 10, 2013 3:26 AM PST

If it's overheating and in warranty, you arrange for repair. You never wrote if you do your own repairs.

I don't want to send folk into a laptop unless they assume the risks.

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