laptop screen goes off after an hour of being on - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Laptops and Notebooks
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-20-2011, 04:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1
Default laptop screen goes off after an hour of being on

when im using my laptop for leisure or work after it has been on for an hour the screen just goes blank and doesnt come back on untill it has been left off for a couple of hours. can anyone tell me what the problem is

lewis93 is offline  
Old 06-20-2011, 04:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1
Default Re: laptop screen goes off after an hour of being on

sounds like you have an overheating problem mate you should maybe take it to the local computer shop

techdaddy is offline  
Old 06-20-2011, 08:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
MindoverMaster's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: laptop screen goes off after an hour of being on

Could be a faulty backlight. Shine a flashlight at it at a 45* angle. Can you see your desktop? If so, the backlight is to blame.

As tech said, what temps are you getting? Get HWMonitor, show us a screenshot og it.
__________________ Steam Account
MindoverMaster is offline  
Old 06-20-2011, 12:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 9
Default backlight

I agree. I also think its ur backlight. If not look at checking ur inverter
GrahamFX is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vista Ultimate x64 is restarting on the hour every hour 89camaro Microsoft Windows and Software 0 11-03-2007 10:35 PM
Laptop screen Pav Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 2 06-24-2006 07:40 AM
Laptop screen, where's it gone? prank5ter Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 1 03-10-2006 07:20 AM
Will windex and a paper towel damage my laptop screen / laptop material? rocket1406 System Upgrades 11 01-03-2006 09:10 AM
New Laptop doesnt recognize C&C Generals: Zero Hour disk Igetshockedalot Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 3 11-05-2005 08:39 PM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.