Laptops forum

General discussion

Flicker Screen Compaq NX7400

by oldfieldshotel / August 28, 2009 1:03 AM PDT

Got a problem with my screen. It flickers randomly (a lot). But it works OK in Safe Mode. The PC had not been used for a month and that's when it started. The screen recovery is set at 60hz and it is not a loose connection (I guess) Have run all sort of Antivirus, Malwarebytes, Registery Booster,and didn't find anything.
Anybody out there with an idea?
Thanks

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Flicker Screen Compaq NX7400
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Flicker Screen Compaq NX7400
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
What happens when
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 28, 2009 3:13 AM PDT

You restore the machine to its factory OS?

Collapse -
Flicker screen
by oldfieldshotel / August 28, 2009 3:26 AM PDT
In reply to: What happens when

No - have not touched the OS.

Collapse -
What happens if we
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 28, 2009 4:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Flicker screen

What happens if we restore the OS? The alternatives are rather grim. And we all know about today's malwares and more so while you didn't touch the OS, Microsoft and other pests do.
Bob

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

Does BMW or Volvo do it best?

Pint-size luxury and funky style

Shopping for a new car this weekend? See how the BMW X2 stacks up against the Volvo XC40 in our side-by-side comparison.