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HP Omni All-In-One 120-1100 flashing colours on the screen

Q: HP Omni All-In-One 120-1100 flashing colours on the screen

HP Omni 120-1110ea Desktop PC 32 bit, flashing red, green, white in standby.I cannot turn it off just have to unplug from mains. Can anybody help?

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On attempted boot-up, after the hp logo disappears, I get a blank screen that cycles through various colours (red, blue, yellow). Forced shut-down and reboot eventually gets to the Windows password screen and boot-up proceeds normally - but the problem is getting worse: several boot-up attempts needed,

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I was in the middle of playing a game (agar.io) when my pc started flashing colors. First, a [red,green,blue,and white] screen, then alternating black and white. Then a combination of half black and half white, until it settles to an all black screen. After going all black, if I press a key on my keyboard it repeats everything. It does not allow me to go into safe or do anything at all. I can faintly see my homepage in the background. Even when I unplugged it and turned it on again, it's the same.

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Hi, I have a NFREN NF-1500MA monitor and have had since i first got my computer a couple of years ago. Recently, after about 20 mins of being on it has started to flash blank different colours and then just keeps interchanging between colours. None of the content on the screen is visible. To check my graphics card, I tried it with my old CRT and it was fine.

So far I've replaced the monitor cable and after reading other posts I've recently had an attack of spyware so I'm in the process of updating my driver now.

I just wondered if anyone had heard of this problem before or knows anything about it?

Regards

Alice
 

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Dear all, After a problem-free 1.5 years of use, I booted up my workstation today, and was met with a flashing screen (completely red, green blue, white at approximately 1-second intervals) on my E231i. There was no response to pressing the buttons on the monitor. Other displays attached to my workstation appeared responsive, and I could not find any loose connections. I shut down and restarted my computer, and the E231i appears to be working normally now. Any ideas as to what the issue might have been? Should I get in touch with support before my warranty expires? Many thanks for any assistance.

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Hi Everyone!

I just joined and hopefully I can be of some help for others, but for starters I need to ask for help for myself! Before posting this, I did a search of the forums here but did not find anything identical to my issue.

I have a 10-month old Acer 5100 notebook that will no longer start Windows Vista (Home Premium if that matters).

A few nights ago I noticed the machine was at the "Windows did not shut down properly" screen (black background/white text). Unfortunately I was not around the machine when it got into this mode. The screen showed a list of 5 or less choices - I think the default highlighted choice was to let Windows search the hard disk for errors. I chose this but it didn't seem to start after watching it for several minutes. So being the impatient sort, I rebooted the PC and the same black screen with choices displayed. This time I selected 'Start Windows Normally' but when the system came back up it ends at the same screen again. (I believe the "Windows did not shut down properly" screen I was seeing was not the normal one I've always seen, but a different one with less choices, if that makes sense)

So I said forget this, I have a backup. I tried restoring a backup of the hard drive I made with Acronis True Image (I booted off the True Image CD). I chose to only restore just the C: partition. Both times I tried, it gets to over 50% complete then there's a message about the image being corrupt.

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A:Vista won't Start, Screen Hangs at Flashing Cursor, Hard Drive LED Always Flashing

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I have a HP Omni 27. The computer is out of warranty. I had to have the hard drive replaced about 5 or 6 months ago. This morning my computer was working fine. Now I got home from work and my computer is at a black screen. I have done the reset that was mentioned by unhooking everything and holding the power button for 30 seconds. Still black screen. Please HELP!

A:All in one Hp Omni 27 blank screen

Hi @tanya21001, May the Forums be with you! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that your Omni 27 is no longer  starting properly. I am happy to help with this. Please post the full product number and operating system on your Omni 27. See the following, if you need help with that information. How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?  Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? For now I will assume you are using either Windows 8.x or 10 so give this a try: HP Desktop PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10,8). Please let me know whether that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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I was reading these posts on the Hp all in one.  The same thing has happen to mine. Just get a Blank screen.  Did this end up being the Mother Board???  Mine is only 3 years old. Any information on how to preceed would be wonderful Thanks 

A:Re: All in one Hp Omni 27 blank screen

Hi @esleman,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with blank screen. I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit?Please get back to me with above information, so I can help you better.

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Hi all!I have an all in one Hp Omni 27-1001es and i have a really big problem!!! Yesterday i was working on pc and needed to leave it for some minute.When i got back the screen was blank and the pc looked freezed; i tried to reboot and nothing changed!!!!At start up the power button led works, the fan starts to work and the led of hard drive too but the screen continues without signal of life. Unplugged everything, opened the case to clean from dust, checked the Ram and nothing appears to be burned or disconnected. Thanx for any helpLeo











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A:All in one Hp Omni 27 blank screen

Hello Leo3680,

 

 I understand your computer powers on but doesn?t show a display on the monitor, is that correct? I will be happy to help you.

 

If you haven?t tried already start with a hard reset.

 

1.       Remove all  cables from the computer including the power cord

2.       Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds

3.       Once done only insert the mouse, keyboard, and power cable

4.       Try and turn the computer on to see what happens.

 

 

Please respond back at your earliest convenience.

Thanks

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Hey!

My Dell Inspiron 1100 is over 6 years old at this point, quite the dinosaur. However, I still have a bit of old data I would love to remove before it really bites the dust.

When I boot up the machine, usually the display is clear and bright. However, after no more than a minute the screen goes black and only a faint outline of the desktop remains. What is the problem and what do I need to do to solve it?

Thanks!
 

A:Dell Inspiron 1100 screen goes black 30 secs after booting up, faint screen outline

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backlights or invertor board is failing (failed).

If there is an external monitor socket on it use a monitor to see the screen and then you can backup your data.
 

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I can hear the it load the windows screen in the background but theres nothing I can do I can not find a way to make it work. In desperate need any help would be grateful.

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Hi,

Last week I had to replace a corrupt HDD on my R730 Samsung Laptop's HDD.
After reinstalling windows 7 I installed the drivers for my hardware according to the Samsung website.

Since this happened, 80% of the time when I launch a program that enters full screen mode, i.e. games (and also sometimes when alt+tabbing out of these applications), the display goes solid black and then begins to cycle through solid colours.

The only thing I can imagine would be causing the problem to occur is when opening the programs the screen resolution changes and somehow causes an error due to the drivers.

The graphics card is an Intel(R) HD Graphics.
The video BIOS is 1994.0
Current Graphics mode is 1600 by 900.

I'd really appreciate any useful comments on this problem as it has become quite tedious. If you need any more information please let me know what it is and the best way to obtain it.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Graphics Problem!! Screen cycles through colours when launching full screen programs.

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i have 2 profiles one for myself and on for the kids. My profile is fine, however on the kids profile thier screen auto dims. No matter what you do, reset it to 100, it automatically dims right back to zero and we can not make it stop. Please help.

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I have a hp omni 27 all in one. Had windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 didn't like it so went back to windows 8. After about a week or so of going back to windows 8 the screen started to give a flicker periodically then it eventually went blank. Not sure if windows operating system has anything to do with it anyway it powers on fan runs but no display. It abt3 1/2 years old. Took rear cover off nothing seems out of place or dirty. It's a 27-1210xt. Can anyone help? Thanks

A:Omni 27 black screen unit powers up fan runs

Hi @Chipsaway,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the computer has a black screen. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the steps from Computer Does Not Start (Windows 8). Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Turned the computer on this morning, and the display is showing as split, with the left side of the screen showing on the right and the right side of the screen showing on the left, with a black line in the middle. This doesn't show this way when I remote into the system, only on the internal monitor. I tried changing the resolution, with no effect. Any ideas?

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HP Omni 120-1020t wakes from sleep mode with blue screen only. I hear it waking up, but nothing on screen except dark blue. If I unpulg power from back of computer, plug back in and press power button, it will start up normally with normal screen icons, etc.

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Hi
I Have a parker bell pc on switching on this morning, everything was in working order and then the screen went fuzzy with colours jumping all over the screen and froze, i switched it off and started again, same thing occured.
Started a computer repair, and have a message saying (windows cannot repair this computer automatically....Tried to do a boot by pressing F8 and on the screen it shows boot menu removable, hard disk,cd rom and something else that i cant make out, i thought when F8 was pressed it gave u an option to go into a safe mode !!!!!, Please can someone help me with these problems thanx.
 

A:Screen colours

Maybe.
start-run msconfig click on the boot.ini tab and under boot options and select /safeboot.
F5 maybe
 

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I hope someone can help - I woke up this morning and my Omni 100-5155 Desktop All in One will not work.  When I press power there is no power on light and the monitor is dark.  I can hear the computer starting up but I never hear the windows sound because it will not play until someone enters the password.  I also do not see the system do the keyboard reconize check etc.   it is just a little over 2 years old  :-(   I have disconnceted and reconnected all the power cords and connections.  I thought about seeing if the BIOS is reconizing the hard drive but of course I will not be able to see anything without a monitor.  I do have the recovery disks also but they won't do much good without a monitor.  I also thought about hooking it up to my television (as a monitor) to see if the system is indeed working but that computer has no monitor port. Thank you for any input!  

A:Omni 100-5155 Desktop screen dark no power button light

Hi kwinkle,

For your Omni 100-5155 screen being blank, I have included the following document 'Screen is Blank after Starting the Computer'. Please follow through the steps in order for the best results.

Thank you.





I worked on behalf of HP

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Hello,

Since thursday of last week, I have being having a perculiar problem:
I was just using my computer and playing on a online game and the computer froze and the screen turned Red. I could not do anything on it and had to reboot it. I thought this was odd, but just continued doing what I was doing. An hour or so later it happened again.

Since then it has happened countless times and my computer cannot even stay on for half an hour without this happeneing and im forced to reboot.

I was thinking it was my video card (I have a Nvidia GeForce 8600), but I only bought this four months or so ago and would it really burn out so fast?

I have virus scanned it and have removed EVERYTHING that is suspicious (I have a trojan Win32 downloader variant (Dont know what that is)).

Does anyone have any suggestions what I should do about this problem because I am just about at the end of my patience with it.

Thanks alot
 

A:Screen turns colours

Do you have an onboard video card that you can switch to to see if the problem replicates? If you do - take the 8600 completely out and attempt to use just the onboard video for a bit, not necessarily for gaming though as it probably will bog you down any how.
 

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HELOO GUYS!!

ok...for almost a week,my vista laptop's acting weird!!! 1 minute its fine then the next sec ,the screen is filled with colourful lines (which are fast moving) and

then after sometime ,it goes blank or else i switch it off!But sometimes,if i restart it also,the screen goes strange and gets divided into parts. It's like somone

multiplied the screen into 10!! I might be doing something random at the time-surfing net,checking mail,listening to songs!! i didnt add any new software

recently .. every day i'm running my AVG antivirus and it comes out clean...i tried system restore...to no effect!!

helpppppppppppp HELPPPPP appreciated

A:WEIRD COLOURS ON SCREEN

I would start by reinstalling your video driver
What is the make and model of the laptop?

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When you install Windows 8 there is a time when the new files are being loaded when the whole screen background changes gradually throughout the whole Windows 8 colour spectrum. This can be demonstrated if you run the Clock App "Illuminating Clock" I like this a lot and would like to be able to make the start screen colours change automatically the same way - can this be done?

Is there a way to make an app like "Illuminating Clock" appear as a screen saver and to go back into the background at t a touch of a key or mouse?

A:Start Screen Colours

You might want to check out "Decor8".

Decor8 - Personalize the Windows? 8 Start screen with Decor8?!

With this program you can edit your Start. The first 30 days are free, so you can try it before you buy it.

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Hi....

Today...I gave my laptop for servicing...they cleaned the laptop both inside and outside, changed the thermal paste...and Now...My screen looks like this....with rings and black lines....even login screen and start menu looks different and when I watch a video in chrome or kmplayer...not all colours are displayed.my display drivers are up to date....What to do?
Windows 7, Display adapters: AMD Radeon HD 7600M Series & Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000

Windows 7,
 

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Hi,Problem: Colour red, showing as Black.My screen was working fine, until I replaced the Male to M SVGA VGA to a longer one, then the screen resolution went funny like really zoomed in, so i changed it back to the old one, and now it's kinda lost it's colour. I know it's not the monitor or connections because we've tested on another computer.I think it's just down to the computer graphics card. So could anyone please give me some advice on what the problem could be. I dont think a wire could affect the screen outcome.Ive uninstalled and reinstalled new drivers, and once the nvidia driver was uninstalled and i restarted the pc, the screen colour was still showing as greeny. The startup words which are normally white, show up as greenish. If you want pictures ask me and ill camera some.Thanks.Below is suppost to be a white background, but its displayed as greenish:

A:Funny screen colours!!

I would plug in my old cable and see if it goes back to normal. Try going to a older restore point, one before you starting changing things. Try this; right click on desktop and select personalize at the bottom of drop down. Look to the bottom of the screen and desktop back ground and pick a color.
Have you installed or updated any thing around the time of this problem?

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Hi everybody!!!!
I have problems with the screen of my laptop.
Suddenly the dark colours became screen.
How can I deal with that?
Any ideas?

Thanks in advance
Friwise
 

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I just installed a newer video card, and now my screen is constantly changing from how it should be to a yellowish tint, and then back to regular again. It's driving me up the wall. How do I remedy this?

The monitor is plugged in securely.
 

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Namely blue (in numerous lovely but irritating shades), lime green and neon pink, all of which are garishly flamboyant but irksome. The mouse is still normal colours and what-not. I know this 'cos the working one is a novelty dinosaur of XP default stock, and he is of regular palour. Help, someone! I'm on XP by the way. The login-screen is similarly distressed.

Help!
 

A:My screen is all the colours it shouldn't be,

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I am considering purchasing a new laptop with Windows XP Home Edition however have no experience with this operating system as have had Windows 98 for years.
I use an essential marine navigation program which requires 256 colour screen which is easy to set with 98.
Is this possible with XP also and how is this done?
 

A:changing number of screen colours

Howdy,

You would right click on the Icon for that program and choose Properties and then Compatibility tab and choose to Run this Program in 256 Colors
 

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Everything was fine until i switched to another hdd just to check it. on that hdd the screen was screwed up, so i went to my older one because i was planning to have them both plugged in and use the second one for storage. When i went back to my old one the screen was exatly the same as on the other hdd, i tried screen resolution changing, system restore, cleartype, calibrating the colours but nothing changed. Runnin w7 on a gt220.
 

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Okay, so let me start off by saying that this is not the same issue that most experience. I have searched and searched and found not really anything like this, similar, but not the same. Basically, very randomly, my desktop PC screen will just start rapidly flashing colours for about 30 seconds, then the computer shuts down. There is no pattern or consistency. Sometimes happens 3 times in 1 day, then not for a week. It is not a program that I use or anything that triggers it, well I don't think, because I basically only use the same couple programs all the time, and this crash is speratic. I posted a video on youtube so I could put a link here so you can actually see it happening (it's 17 seconds, took 13 to get the camera going I guess!) I hope someone can help because I'm out of ideas at this point and really don't want to have to reformat this freaking computer! I've had to do that way to many times with the old one, then we finally got this just just December of last year I believe. Please help!!!!! thanks - cheers - Josh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNrqbgGpj5Q&list=UURLjNFooM94MqmSm21qmfSA
 

A:screen flashes colours then shuts down

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If its the screen, where do I get a part number, and if its LCD etc

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Um, im not sure exactly where i should be posting this, so im just gunna post here and hopefully someone knows what i can do. When I try starting my notebook, [Asus A7J], a really wierd screen comes up, with a whole bunch of colours going from top to bottom, with black spaces between them... Sometimes after that it goes a pale gray colour.. then to a black screen, or sometimes it just turns to a light black, then to black [like its not even turned on, though i know it is because of the lights.] Does anyone have any idea what i can do?
 

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Can some one out there please help me? Yesterday, I was deleting some of my old programmes to free up some space. Suddenly, I accidently clicked on remove 'ProSavageDDR' and the computer restarted. The moment it came back, it said 'Are you sure you want to delete ProSavageDDR?' and I clicked 'No', just to be safe. After that, when it resumed to my desktop, everyting had changed! The colour became 16-bit and the resolution became 640X480! I tried to change it back to normal (256-bit colour and 800X600 resolution) but the options weren't even available! I tried so many times and yet it doesn't work! I am running Windows 2000 NT, so can anybody out there please, please help me?
 

A:Colours and Screen Resolution CRASHED!!!

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My dell screen has turned white. I can hear windows booting in the background but unable to view on screen. Have tried an external monitor but get no visual display. Do anyone know what could be my problem?
 

A:Help with Dell Inspiron 1100 screen problems

Hi

First off when you connect the external monitor do you press the relevant key combination to enable the monitor, on most laptops its the FN key (bottom row on the left) and then one of the "F" keys, on my acer its F5, on my other dell its F8.

As for the white screen this maybe caused by the screen invertor failing or the screen itself failing, most invertors (inverters) can be bought for about fifteen pounds from ebay, screens however can cost upwards of 60.

It could also be a loose connection and would require the stripping down of the laptop to get to the ribbon connector that joins the screen to the base unit.
 

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Hi Everyone,
I am new to the board. I am having a problem with my Dell Inspiron 1100. The screen just went white on me. I can hear windows booting in the background but I have no visual on the screen. Do anyone have any suggestions what this could be? I tried to hook the monitor up to a external monitor and received no visual display.
 

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My laptop fell a few months a back and the placstic outer case on one side broke and that subsequently caused the screen to become disconnected on that side. It works (i think- lights up when i put it on ) but will not turn on (the screen) the wire that connects the screen to the base is broken and the screen is hanging on one hinge. 

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Hey all, new to the forum and hope you can help.

My laptop is about 4-5 years old and has been working fine. I pulled a bone headed move a while back and left the car window down and the computer got rained on. I dryed it as best I could and had my brother in law take it apart to check for moisture. He found none inside and powered it up. It worked fine for a couple of days. When I picked it up from him, I took it to work and powered it up. The power lights come on and you can hear it booting up. However, the screen is black. If you look very close, you can see the windows logo as it all boots up but it is very very dim, almost can't see it at all. Aside from the possible moisture problem, has any one experienced these symptoms? Any ideas are welcome as I really don't have the money to just buy a new one. My brother in law is a tv repair guy and could most likely make the repair if we just knew where to start.

I thank you in advance and hope to here from you soon.

Larry
 

A:Dell Inspiron 1100 screen problem

It's the Inverter board (which happens to be high voltage, and easily damaged hardware) behind the bezel of the screen. You will need to replace it.
 

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It's hard to tell in the photo, but the progress bars are pink and the text is white.  The same thing happens in Windows.  Where background parts of a window are supposed to be white they display as pink, but gray or other colours are mostly OK, and text is OK.  But at some random times the entire screen is OK.
The M4300 had a BIOS update many years ago that was supposed to protect the Nvidia video controller from getting damaged.  For many years it remained OK.
Can anyone diagnose this?
If the video cable came loose I can probably reseat it, but if the Nvidia controller decided it's time to join the club (the infamous Nvidia quality defects from that era) then I don't think I can fix it.

A:M4300 some colours pinkish, other colours OK

Dell SupportAssist could do a stress test on the Nvidia GPU.  When the GPU's temperature went over 85 degrees Celsius the entire screen became OK.  But when the GPU reached 87 degrees the fan came on, the GPU dropped back to 83 degrees, and parts of the screen that were supposed to be white became pink again.

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when ever i turn my laptop on colours rise up the screen and thats all i can see i cant go into f8 or do anyting, anyone got any advice?

A:Colours rise my laptop screen when is turned on and does nothing else

What kind of colours? If it's lines of colour across the screen, then the computer is probably fine, but the screen is broken or the cable to the screen is loose.

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I try everything but still this issue is not slove and i thinks this series laptop is worst series too buy ever.. Issue Screen shots are When i connect USB device   When it come too normal     Please HP solve this issue .???                

A:When any USB device is connect Screen colours inverted, also...

Hi @aadi305,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the screen hue changing when yo connect a USB device. I will be glad to help you. This looks like a hardware issue.Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I upgraded my laptop to Windows 8.1 yesterday. Does it remain the case about which I have read so much that the Start screen icon box colours that Microsoft imposed in this version cannot be changed to one's own choice?
I have seven boxes under the group heading, 'OpenOffice'; three are in orange, four are in standard colour, blue in my case. There is no logic to it.

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I have an asus gl552vw laptop with windows 10 installed.
A couple of weeks ago, (possibly after a new update?) i noticed that when i'm on the internet and the mouse lands on a link (without clicking) the screen goes a lot lighter, then when i move the mouse off the screen goes slightly blue/darker (especially the search bar)? some of the text looks a bit blurry as well
only does it on chrome and explorer, not a massive problem but very annoying
 

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I need to connect the hard drive for the dell inspiron 1100, to a usb port in order to save somethings for my friend. I don't know what kind of an enclosure I need for it. I have a ide one, but it dowsn't work. Any suggestions would be helpful. I have tried connecting it to another monitor with no luck there either.
Thanks,
 

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Hi all,

I recently bought a new setup for myself specs;

Version: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: AMD FX Bulldozer 8120 x8 3.10GHz
MOBO: Asus M5A78L-MLX V2
VGA: nVidia GeForce GTX 275
RAM: Ripjaws G.Skill 8GB
PSU: Powercool 750W
HDD: Samsung HD753LJ 750GB
Monitor: Acer X223W

And once I formatted a new version of Windows 7 onto it I noticed wavy lines running across the screen, now these are quite faint and only appear on grey/darker backgrounds and are otherwise unnoticable on other colours.

I have tried several things and nothing seems to be working, this is what I have tried;

Changing monitor
Changing VGA cable (twice)
Reformatting
Changing power supply
Changing graphics card
Tried setting monitor at 60 refresh rate
Updating drivers for monitor and VGA

After running out of options I emailed the place I bought my MOBO, RAM and CPU from (Aria.co.uk) and they said to run Memtest on my RAM, I did and I returned 3 errors within 3-4 hours so I emailed them giving them the error and they said to return the RAM which I did.

In the end after them testing it twice they said there was no fault on the RAM,(They tested it once at 2 hours and once at 19 hours). So I was sent the RAM back and after putting it in again and reformatting I'm still having the problem of wavy lines.

I think it's impossible to get a screenshot of it so I can't really show it but does anyone have any idea what it could possibly be?

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A:Wavy lines across screen, (usually grey-ish colours) on new setup.

No one has any idea? Aria today said it may be a graphics problem but a change of montior and graphics card both still showed the same error.

I understand its a hard one to solve but anything I can try would help.

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recently my graphics card seems to be having problems, because when ever i run a game and actually start playing the game freezes and crashes, wit those weird out colours spreading accros the screen. any ideas would help?

system specs:

amd athlon 64bit 3000+
512mb ram
256mb ati radeon 9550
80gb seagate barracuda

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A:Games freeze and crash with weird colours on screen.

Do the weird color patterns disappear after you quit the game you were trying to play? How do you manage to get rid of the weird colors spreading across the screen?

Make sure you have the latest Radeon Catalyst driver for your graphics card.

Here are the newest drivers for your video card for Windows XP Pro/Home:
http://ati.amd.com/support/drivers/xp/radeonx-xp.html

Click on the "Installation Instructions" on that page if you need them.

Make sure you uninstall the previous ones first. Keep us posted!
 

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Hi I'm using a MSI GX630 and I tried turning it on a few times yesterday and it wouldn't even show me the logo or anything at all to be honest. Then I turned it on once and the screen was a strange colour, a picture of it is attached. Picture taken with a camera phone at night, so it may not be very clear.

MSI GX630:
AMD Athlon X2 QL-62 2.0GHz
nVidia 9600m GT 512MB RAM
250 GB HD
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1

Any help would be appreciated, please.
 

A:MSI Laptop screen shows strange colours at start up. Help, please?

What does an external monitor show when you connect one? Is it good or does it show the same as the laptop screen?
 

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After 2 weeks of using this laptop I face with problem of screen colors are like I don``t have proper drivers
Everything was ok, I install latest drivers and problem is the same, even when i connect monitor on HDMI the situation is the same. When I change pictures like screen can not refresh like old CRT monitors .
Did  someone experience this problem 

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