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My lap top screen goes black or white.

by Naku24 / September 21, 2012 9:36 AM PDT

My hp lap top that runs window's xp keeps going black or this one time white. And if I wiggle the mouse it stays out and has to be restarted.

It goes out even when I am trying to type in the middle of typing even when I am using it as well to. I have had this lap top for years but this is the first time its ever done this and I don't know what's wrong.

Anyone have any idea's on what could be wrong cause there no error messages before it goes black or white or after I restart it either.

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Clarification Request
(NT) Make, model, age, recent changes, did you disable screen sav
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 21, 2012 10:10 AM PDT

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Update on my laptop.
by Naku24 / October 8, 2012 9:57 AM PDT

Screen saver is off.

I don't know how old the lap top is cause it was a gift so its been around for more then oh three years. (Cause it was owned by someone else before me)

Its an Intel (R) Celeron (R) M
Processor 1.60GHz
1.99gm of Ram

It runs Microsoft windows xp
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3

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Given so few clues.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 8, 2012 10:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Update on my laptop.

Try installing the maker's video drivers. No. I can't tell you how since the maker supplies that information and you don't know what that maker is it seems.

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