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Video Problems

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#1 datapuzzle


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Posted 17 August 2010 - 03:22 PM

i have a video problem with my laptop
at first the screen turns blue then later on it went from grey to black
so i tried to reformat it however Geforce 8500
cannot be detected or installed completely
-i dont know if my video card has the problem or my mother board

Edited by hamluis, 17 August 2010 - 04:27 PM.
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#2 Baltboy


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 04:08 PM

Well since it is a laptop more than likely the video card and the motherboard are the same animal. Very few laptops have removable video chips. I would say based on the information that your video chip has failed. unfortunately the only way to fix it is to replace the motherboard.
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Posted 18 August 2010 - 04:43 PM

Could you please post your laptop's make and model number?


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