Laptop monitor going funny then locking up

damian5000

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I'm not sure what the problem is. This just started happening. The monitor will go all "funny". I'm not sure how to adequately describe it. One time a strip all the way up and down in the center seemed like it just stopped syncing with the rest. But most of the time, the whole screen "locks up/distorts" and then the computer seems locked up and a restart is required, but it's possible it's just that the monitor is just not communicating properly with the motherboard anymore.

Any suggestions or ideas?
 

cboucher

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I'd start by reinstalling the video drivers before thinking about replacing any hardware...
 
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