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ERROR 404 micro_httpd (pink screen)

Q: ERROR 404 micro_httpd (pink screen)

hey guys, since about 2:00 this afternoon my internet suddenly just stopped. all up until now none of my devies have been able to get onto a webiste but instead have been taken to a pink page with the error

ERROR 404 file not found micro_httpd

i assumed it had something to do with my computer but after getting the same message on my phone i have noticed that it is probably my router's internet. the green light that is usally flahing on the router to show that i have internet access in not lighting up. i had a reset of my modem and a network reset on my pc and hard reset on my phone and other devices but nothing is working

i have no internet

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This morning my laptop screen turned pink and overlapping imprints of text and pictures. I ran a diagnositics test and Video Palette Failed with failure id: PPG073-805840-MFPWLK-Q2. any idea on a fix? Thanks //Vipul

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current sys specs

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
CPU AMD FX-4100 [3.8 ghz oced]
RAM 8.00GB 2x 4gb corsair vengeance Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 803MHz (9-9-9-24) [1600mhz oced]
Motherboard GA-78LMT-USB3 rev 4.1
Graphics 2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti

so i recently add

2 new hardware

1 is 4 GB same ram by Corsair

and another 1 is

Zotac nvidia gtx 750 TI [new bought]

so firstly i played crysis 2 for almost 6 hrs no BSOD even max temp was 45 in card

after completed download of far cry 3 i started playing first run it give me 2 hrs run time and

got bsod color screen bsod no error code and even some time mini dump also not created

after next 10 attempt max run time of game is 1 hrs

in game setting is all ultra MSAA 4x and other all thing also maxed out

it give me 40 ~ 45 [99% to 100% gpu load] fps on stock clock and when i oc i got 50+ fps but it crash in 15 min also furmark showing me instability in system due my low brand and 1.5 year old 450 W VIP(local brand) PSU

so i play on stock clock

also did recent nvidia driver update .60 no help

i think problem is in game maybe not tried memtest86+ yet stressed cpu for 4 hrs no error

gpu not stress tested for long time 10 on stock clock stable as it new

also tested my psu 20 days ago with multimeter all voltages was pretty stable

A:playing far cry 3 color screen BSOD [pink,green,red] error 0x00000124

again restart this time

i claim up to radio tower and bam red screen for 15 sec and restart

after windows load it give me 2 min back screen only arrow showing

so that is maybe gpu side fault

it is hardly 20 days old

currently downloading gpu driver for clean install driver

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My Laptop is 13 months old Dell I7 5558, i was facing this screen flicker issue previously ,where i got my Laptop Screen replaced by you ,but now I'm facing the same issue . 
Previously before replacing i used to have just few flicker,now flicker rate got increased even more & Screen Goes black which is really annoying.
Even at the logo Screen I 'm seeing Green & pink lines
Sometimes nothing appears on the screen just  flicker of Green & pink lines & black Screen After that.Where i should  to remove my battery  & place it ,to turn on my laptop in this case.
Problem is not related to software, if that was the case flicker should not be at dell logo screen.
But FYI my Graphic Card Drivers are already up to date.
I Guess the problem is at the hinges or with the monitor or maybe related to mother board itself.
when my laptop screen is less than 90 degree i can see few flicker,when it 90 degrees or more than that ,continuous flicker & black screen later as like monitor looses power nothing .

Any Other Information Required let me know.

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My Lenovo G50-45 Screen as shown in the picture attached, has a band of pink/purple/green that runs across most of the screen. It varies in color and sometimes it is more clouded and sometimes it is clear with just the colored tint. It showed up one day while playing minecraft and came and went a few times and has been there now for a couple of months. Colors are distorted; for example under the band the color red does not show up. At the top of the band it is vibrant and pixelated and I can sometimes see reflections of what Is moving on screen on that tiny band (if that makes any sense). Is it a wiring issue? do i need to replace the screen? or is it a graphics card issue? 

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Screen has gone pink and sometimes has what can only be described as 'screen burn' when it is forst turned on. I ran diagnostics (which is really difficult with the display problem) and it did not report anything. Plugged laptop in to an external display & picture is fine. I appreciate the laptop is out of warranty but I only purchased it on 28th Sept 2015, 16 months ago. It is not used very often, maybe twice a week if that. Having done a bit of research I have managed to deduce that is this is known problem. I am now faced with a repair bill for at least 150 which I don't think is acceptable.This product is not fit for purpose.Has anybody else had this and how did you sort it out?

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Now and again when i am on my laptop the screen sometimes go pink light at the top and heavy at the bottom like the border line please tell me what to do or what might be causing that to happen

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Welcome to TSG.

Have you checked in My Computer, rightclick, Properties/ / Device Manager / Hardware
if there are any yellow tags? And what is says about your graphics card? Can you roll back the driver?

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I have an Everex Stepnote running Vista with SP1. When the computer is on standby and I start using it, I will frequently get a pink screen and it will reboot. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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No idea why it's pink, but I would suggest checking your Event Viewer for errors around the time that this happens.

Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.
Expand the Windows Logs heading, and check both the System and Application log files. Let us know if you find any errors there.

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yesterday when I turned on my computer my screen was pink. I have looked at the forums but they seem to pertain to notebooks not my Desktop Envy 720. The computer is still under warrenty

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I have a Macbook Pro 13inch 3 years old. Turned it on this morning and screen is bright pink!
Anyone know what this is?
Of course guarentee just run out.
I am in Northern Thailand on holiday and 12 hours from the nearest Apple store.
Would be really grateful for any ideas - is this the end of the computer? have I got a virus? If I keep using it will it blow up? etc.
Thank you

A:Pink screen

It sounds like theres a problem with the video or graphics card.it wont blow up but i wouldnt use it until it gets fixed.

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my screen goes pink and comes back to white after some time........how do i solve this?

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My screen sometimes has a pink overcolour
It some times recovers but at the moment i am stuck in this mode.
The monitor is a 19" LG Studioworks and if I use the menu on the front the screen shot is perfectly white with no overlay

Computer is Evesham Evolution 1.5 meg ram and running XP home
Is it the video card or what
Any ideas welcolm


A:Screen goes pink

I had a friend whos screen went pink after installing itunes software and it stayed that way until she reverted back on her hotmail acct to the older style. I have no idea why, but did you install any new software or hardware lately?

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I'm getting pink screen under Windows XP on Compaq Presario laptop. Updating NVidia GeForce4 440 drivers didn't help. Switching default monitor/multi monitors doesn't work, nor 60mhz frequency.

A:pink screen

Did you check to see if all you 15 pins on monitor cable are straight and not bent?

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Hi folks, can anyone help me?... A few days ago my monitor screen started flashing a pink/purple color. This happened a few times and now the screen has a pink/purple tint to it. Where's this going to end? Do I need to invest in a new monitor?

A:A pink screen

Do you have any Speakers near the Monitor? System Secs would be nice too.


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My computer is still under warranty.   When we turn it on and everafter, the screen has a hideous pink color.   Cannot change it at all.   It operates properly but no adjustment relating to the display has any effect on this coloration.   I have downloaded and installed the latest graphic card drivers to no effect.   Please help....

A:Pink screen

Start here on your Support page. Use the drop down selector to choose Display as problem/issue. You can try the troubleshooters or go further down the page and click the blue button titled "Continue to contact HP".https://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp/product/Star-Wars-Special-Edition-15-an000-Notebook/9033381/...

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My Windows installed some updates today and after it I have problems with my display. Log in screen is perfectly fine. After I log in it is fine for a sec and then it turns pink and dark areas turns green. I tried to rollback this update but nothing changed.

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My black pixels are turning red/pink, it started with every now and then but is nearly all the time now. What could that be, some people says its my screencard thats loose but I would rather get it from you guys. Please help.

A:Pink/red screen

Hello Elizmar and welcome to TSF!

Artifacts can be related to anything, really.. but mostly stem from a dying video card, a bad video card driver install, or a monitor issue.

I would first recommend uninstalling and reinstalling the latest version of your video card drivers. If you're already at the latest version, I would recommend rolling back / installing a previous version to be sure the latest version of the drivers is not the issue.

If drivers are not the issue, I would recommend re-seating your video card (assuming it's a desktop) to be sure there's no bad connection between the slot and the video card itself, etc.

If it's not a desktop, please post back with your system information / laptop and model number.



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I am getting problems with my laptop having a pink hue to it which makes it very difficult to read. It comes and goes but is definitely getting worse. It doesnt affect the way the laptop works at all - its just awful to read. I keep the laptop off the desk on a stand and unplug when not in use, all to keep it cool. Any suggestions??

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okay i just read the monitor thread nad it reminded me of a monitor problem I have.

I have a pretty old monitor.

It has a pink tint over it, no clue what that's all about. It use to flicker and then come on, when it came on i just tapped the monitor and it returned to normal color.

I'm sure a piece is loose or somthing is broken but by chance, do any of you know?

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hi there by the sounds ov it the problem couls be the connection to the back of your tower if that is all connected ok. then it sounds like the picture valve is going in the monitor..

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Today after restarting computer my screen suddenly turned pink and when you start up again you can't go into setup screen anymore. I have a black screen until you get the users page from Windows XP. Do I have a hardware or software problem and what can be done? Thanks for your help. Kris

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I have a Latitude E6420 operating on Windows 10 Pro that now displays a pink tint, which just happened during Start-Up. I restarted my computer & tried to change the colors in "Settings" - "Personalization", but no luck. What suggestions do you have to fix this?  
Thank you,
Chuck Smith

A:Pink Screen Help

Does the same fault show on an external screen?
Does the fault change as you change the angle of the screen?
Other check:  hold the D key though powerup.  You should see a a series of alternating color screens - do these show the same fault or are they OK?

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Some time my laptop screen change to partualy  pink screaan. This may change to real screen. But now its pink, how can fix it

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Can you give us the model number? You say it does not happen all the time? 

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my screen seems to be polarized with some colors.  It all started with the ending of a sims 3 game.  Shut down screen is normal.  I have a HP Touchsmart 320-1020
Processor:  AMD Athlon 11X2 235e Processor 270 GHz   64 bit  I should add that not all screens are affected.  my browser screen (dogpile) does not seem to be affected.  Could this be a graphics card problem or would updating to windows 8 solve the issue.    

A:Pink Screen

I'd start with an update of the graphics card drivers. If you already have the latest version then maybe backing off a version and doing the update will fix it.
I would not recommend upgrading to W8 just to fix a 'minor' problem. AFTER you fix the graphics problem the update becomes a matter of personal preference.
Keep us posted

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My friend uses Windows Vista on her Laptop. She has two Accounts. One is the admin & the other is a guest account. When she tries to sign in as the Admin, the screen goes pink. Nothing is visible. But the guest account works just fine. What could be the problem? Please ask for any more information.

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Is the computer booting up in safe mode normally or still going to Pink screen?

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I am having trouble with pink screens! Yesterday it was entirely pink for a large part of the day. When I deinstalled a partially installed external hard drive it stopped. Today it is flickering in and out of pink. This happens on Desktop, including all icons and open files and also on Internet Explorer.

I never even heard of this before. Can anybody help me. Please Help!

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   My Screen turned pink suddenly. Its having pink lines on white background and wholly pink otherwise and pattern of pink lines changes. Also Black colour is appering Green.  I recovered factory state of my windows 8.1, But the problem still remains. Even during startup as well as in BIOS the problem persists.  

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Hello @Sumit10, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I understand that you are having an issue with the display, and wanted to assist you!  I see that you tried performing a System Recovery, with no success. Based on the information that you provided, the issue seems to be hardware related.  You can try using the following guide, to help you check the display cable.  Check to see if the cable is loose, or not connected properly: HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide (Chapter 6, Page 52). If you are not comfortable with taking apart the notebook, then you may consider contacting HP Phone Support for additional options.  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 let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Can someone enlighten me so as to whether this pink screen on the PC's monitor software or hardware related? It just happened all of a sudden after watching some movies using Media Player Classic + K-Lite Codec pack.

A:Pink Screen of annoyance >_<

See my additional suggestions on your other post.

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This is the weirdest thing...I had just finished watching an episode of The Office on Hulu and my computer speakers make a loud buzz noise and the screen goes pink and I have to hard reset it. This is the first time anything like that's ever happened. Here's my current specs:

AMD Phenom II X2 550 3.1ghz
4gb(2x2gb) G. Skill Ripjaw DDR3 PC3-10700H
Gigabyte MA770T-UD3P
Samsung SATA HDD
NVidia Quardro FX 3700 (normally it's an HD Radeon 4850 that I had to RMA..)
Windows 7, 64 bit

what could cause this?

A:pink screen of death?

Ehhh...I've seen this happen before. Watching Hulu full-screen is a strain on any computer. I once crashed my netbook in this manner....lol.

It could be just the graphics card crashing (possibly due to overheating)....a system cache leak (i.e. watching a long high-quality video "accumulates" in the memory and crashes the computer)....not really sure. I've never researched it.

I've only seen it happen once. Of course, I never tried to watch Hulu again on my netbook...so there ya go.

I doubt it will happen again. I wouldn't worry about it unless it is a regular occurrence.

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I tried this on another site, and nobody has helped. So I'm hoping you guys will be able to.

Forgive me if this is the wrong section of the site, but I have a problem.

Firstly I know very little about the technical side of computers, so any assistance would be helpful and appreciated.

The problem is my monitor is acting strange with pink lines all over the place and distorting the picture. It looks like this, LINK.

I don't know if this information about the screen will be helpful but I'll give iit anyway.

Monitor: 17" Sharp-LL172A Analogue Flat Panel.

Graphics Card: RADEON 9800 SERIES

And I'm also using Windows XP if that helps.

The problem hasn't been around much, just the past few days it has been occuring.

Thankyou for any help received.

A:Pink Lines down the screen.

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I have had this problem on and off for several months now but 3 days ago my LCD monitor screen went pink again and has not returned to normal. Previously I thought it may have been due to a magnetic field so I removed any possible cause. The screen would then flicker from normal to pink and then finally returned to normal. I tried the same thing again and also have tried 3 different cables, still pink! This morning I have tried it on another computer and lo and behold normal! Can someone please tell me what might be the problem? I have no other operating problems, I can do everything but just have to look at this horrible bright pink colour over everthing, very annoying and irritating on the eyes. Thanks

A:Solved: Pink Screen

Sounds like graphics card - is it onboard or an expansion ? It could need updated drivers , it could be overheating , it could just need to be removed/reseated if it's expansion . You could lower the settings to performance over quality . Or it could be borked .
I'd update drivers first , then adjust performance settings . Then reseat after cleaning any fans , if applicable . Lower the refresh rate for the monitor . I doubt the card is dying as the problem is going on for months - days would be more likely .

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So I was playing some Skyrim Special Edition, and when I finished my session and exited the game, my screen was pink with some some green stripes.Now, I've searched about and found similiar issues (see below)I've had an issue like this where the screen has kind of "blinked" green/pink for just a second and appeared fine again in long intervalls of maybe 5 minutes in the past, but usually it has gone away, and been in relation to an uninstalled driver update (at least I think so...) https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y50-70-Green-Screen-with-Pink-Haze/td-p/2157543 And of course, the answers are different from source to source, but one that kept appearing was replacement of the LCD screen or something like that. (it may not necessarily be the issue here, but I guess it is.)I'm interested in hearing what people has to say about the issue and what to do. I've still got an active warranty, so the only thing to do is to send it off to repairs? It's not something I can fix myself? Should I take a backup of files (mainly games) that I don't wanna lose? Is it guaranteed that it will be fixed?I'm situated in Norway, and the one and only repair place is in Oslo and I'm gonna call them later today.

A:Y50-70 pink/green screen

Yes, if the screen is changing colors, it is possibly an impending hardware failure. Your best bet is to send it to the repair center, take pictures of the laptop before sending it off, note down its serial number and other details.
Under Warranty this should be a free repair as long as there is no evidence of rough handling. It is always advised to take backup of any and all important files before sending the laptop for repair. In my experience, such issues should be fixed first time if they are immediately reproducible. Just check with them if they have the spare parts available for this fix (if they can check and give you that information). Usually, the repair center will receive the machine, diagnose and replace the required parts (if need be).
I had my motherboard replaced once but I had to send it twice before they actually fixed it. Include as much detail in your repair request while creating the case, so that the defect can be identified.

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Last 7 months I bought an HP ENVY 15 TOUCHSCREENAnd when I'm using it, the screen turns pink and flickering.How can I solve this and does the warranty still cover this issue. Also when my laptop turns black there is a pixel that turns red but when the color is light it does not show.I'm looking forward to solve this problem thank you!

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since downloading windows 10, upon playing movies audio is fine but visual is a pink screen. DIVX doesn't play back anything & Windows Media player gives the "cannot play file" message. I had no problems with VLC or DIVX before the download. What's happened?

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Hey guys,
I'm Running windows XP professional on a 7800 gtx with all the latest drivers. I'm having a problem while using quicktime and VLC where playback is shaded pink (sound is fine). Things usually go back to normal once I restart, but it is becoming very obnoxious. I built my comp myself and have been running trouble free for half a year now.
Thanks for the help

A:'Pink Screen' In VLC and Quicktime

could be your video card drivers - even if they are the latest ones - i had a similar problem once and solved it by going back to older drivers. i'm still using 66.93 drivers with my invidia card!

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Hello So basically I was in a trip for a month and before I left my computer seemed to be fine but when I came back my computer screen was all pink and fuzzy. I tried and contact Microsoft support and everything and they said it was a driver problem I try to update my driver and it says that it is up to date. Then I google my prblem and it says its a problem with the graphic card with Nvidia but my laptop doesn't have that graphic card, it has the iCore 5 from intel Thank You

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Hi, my NEC Versa Aptitude is almost 4 years old, and the screen is starting to turn pink in the bottom right hand corner Today when I turned it on the screen didn't have any colour at all - the computer itself started fine, but the screen remained black. I turned it off, waited for a while then turned it on. The screen worked again, but the pink colour is still there - and I think it is getting worse.
I love my laptop - please help!

A:My screen is turning pink

I suspect it's time to shop for a new one.

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This morning my Dell AIO 27 inch screen went pink/purple and then I smelled something burning. What does this mean? I closed all the apps and turned off the computer. Thanks all. D

A:Pink/Purple Screen

Exactly which model AIO is this?
Unplug it.
If you're still under warranty, contact Dell Tech Support ASAP.
If no longer under warranty, you may have to take it to a reputable PC shop to examine the system and find/replace the part(s) that failed.  Working inside an AIO can be challenging, so unless you're experienced at this, you probably shouldn't attempt it your own.
Depending on the model and the exact problem, it might not be cost-effective to repair it...

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Hello,i m recently having a problem with my laptop screen,it turened pink but transparent,and the things which are in black color,are in green now,i m realy having problem in looking at the screen,i use my laptop most of the time for studies,i have never had this problem before since i bought it,can anybody plz help me with this problem,realy giving me a headache.

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Just upgraded from Vista ultimate x64.

Soon as it restarted the desktop has a purple/pink tint but only running at 1920x1080.

If i lower the res its fine.

Monitor: BenQ G2412HD
Video card: ATI 4870HD dual edition.

A:Why is my screen purple/pink?

Do you have the latest drivers for both gfx card and monitor installed?

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When ever I run an app or internet explorer it will turn a translucent pink. And when I try to move the mouse it does nothing.
I am running Windows 8 consumer preview my hardware is
CPU:AMD Phenom 9500 Quad Core Processor
Graphics card: EVGA Geforce GTX 460 SE
Mother board: NVIDIA 750a SLI Nforce

A:Pink screen of death?

Can u upload a screenshot?

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hello all i am having a major with my comp! i dont seem to have the right colors (think the green is missing) everything is clear but seems to be a pink color! ive checked the monitor etc and thats not the prob, plz can any1 suggest anythin else i can try?


A:Monitor screen is pink?

Looks like the monitor cable is not making proper contact. Make sure it is firmly connected to the PC and the monitor.

Of course, it could be a bad video cad or a bad monitor too.. Try another monitor if playing with the cable doesn't help.

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I have had my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop for almost eight years now. However about five weeks ago the left screen hinge broke. Whilst waiting for a replace lid i noticed that the display would come up a pink colour whenever i booted up the laptop. However this would go back to normal colour staright away after the BIOS boot sequence.
However after having the lid replaced i noticed that the pink colour started showing up again a day later. And since it has not changed. Does anyone know what the problem might be? Will this worsen in the future or there is nothing to worry about. Once the system has booted up into Windows everything is ok.
Thank you.

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Hi - 1ST post,
System InformationOS Name Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium
Version 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name DOM-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron 1545
System Type X86-based PC
Processor Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz, 2000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A05, 25/02/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume3
Locale United Kingdom
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.0.6002.18005"
User Name DOM-PC\DOM
Time Zone GMT Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 3.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 2.96 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.38 GB
Total Virtual Memory 5.89 GB
Available Virtual Memory 4.25 GB
Page File Space 3.00 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

just recently i was able to connect my laptop to various tv's using a 15 pin VGA cable when required.Everything worked fine i.e. what was on my laptop was also on the tv screen.
However i now get a bright pink background and some images and icons are distinguishable wmp is like a film negative.
This happens on all tv's .I have tried the following -

1) New VGA cable.
2) Made sure VGA plug sits flat on the corresponding port and locking screws are done up finger tight.
3) Checked that none of the pins looked bent or broken.
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A:Pink Screen on tv when pc is connected.

This sounds to me of more of a hard ware problem than a software problem due to the pink; this being a tell tail sign of a bad connection.
From personal experience with a multitude of displays even a VGA plug that looks in isn't necessarily making contact due to general wear and tear caused by plugging and unplugging and any bending of the plug while in the socket.
I would recommend lightly moving the plugs both in the laptop and the TV/Monitor while they are not screwed in and look for any change.
If your Laptop has an S-Video port give that a try and see if that works.
If possible try with another computer or another TV monitor.
Has this connection worked on this TV before?
Also this may sound odd but try booting your PC into safe mode (go into boot options and choose boot options while booting) and try it then; I've had some luck with this before.
You could also try putting your PC into 16bit colour display. I have no idea if that will work or not but it's worth a try.
I hope this helps and wish you luck.
Please post your results here for me to see.

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Today my computer screen turned a shade of pink? The startup and everything is pink so it is not a problem in the operating system, I assume. Does anyone know what could cause this to happen? Is it the monitor, cable, or possibly the video card? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks you.

Seth Snitzer
Vic Myers Assoc.
[email protected]

A:Pink Screen color?

This problem is most likely caused by a bad color amplifier circuit inside the monitor. See if you can beg, borrow or steal another monitor to try out. If problem resolved then you know for sure it's the monitor.
You could also try that monitor on another machine.

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Just bought a second hand laptop which has a pink screen on startup. It comes right in a few seconds but was wondering if this is normal. Thank You


A:Pink screen on IBM 600 laptop?

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Thinkpad z61m running Vista Business goes to a pink screen after normal login. Tried safe mode and it brings up blank black screen with safe mode in all four corners. Hooked up external monitor and it displays same pink screen. Safe mode loading one driver at a time ends up the same. Ran Norton and everything scanned okay. HDD seems to be doing fine. In other words, it appears all is well but I just can't see the desktop. Oddly the laptop function keys to start the external monitor or to bring up the wireless mgt interface or to eject a device work fine and these interfaces pop up over the top of the pink screen as if nothing is wrong. Also I can start the PC and go directly into Thinkvantage rescue recovery and use Opera browser. I am typing from the PC right now and the display looks great. It only bombs to pink when I login into Vista. Not sure if I can apply driver updates while not logged into Vista but going to try. I believe it has an Nvidia video card but can't get into Vista to confirm and hardware summary under rescue recovery does not detail.

In that rare air where it appears this isn't a serious enough problem to require reload O/S and not even sure that would resolve but can't use PC unless I can make progress. Any ideas appreciated.

A:Vista Pink Screen

Please post in only one thread. Answers are alread posted in your other thread.

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