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Compag X1000

by wafforde / July 1, 2004 5:26 AM PDT

Is it normal for there to be (what appears to be light fringing at the bottom part of the screen. It only appears when the screen is black & when the task bar is hidden ie when view a web page with a black background & in the full screen mode.

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Re: Compag X1000
by KenSanramon / July 1, 2004 6:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Compag X1000

Come join the X1000 / HPZT3000 / HPNX7000 Intel Centrino laptop family at

I have found a lot of help already regarding loading updated system bios, video bios (ATI), etc. as well as getting the utility to test your laptop for the recent memory recall to see whether your machine has the affected memory.

I have a retail X1360US Pentium 1.4 and I have been very happy with it but I have had to do some updates at the Compaq site recently to resolve some issues.

The experts at should be able to answer this display question.

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Re: Compag X1000
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 1, 2004 6:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Compag X1000

I'm going to write yes. Laptop LCDs are lit from the edges and if the design is just spot on, and even then, the edge may appear brighter than further aware from the lighting unit.


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