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Laptop screen pulsing

Q: Laptop screen pulsing

Can anyone help,
I have a compaq presaio cq61

the other day the screen went dark, could just see the screen in the background, scrolled through forums and decided that it could be the inverter.
Purchased and fitted a new one screen lights up fine but now is continuously pulsating. Does anyone have an idea on this, could it be the wrong inverter? or other problems.

Your help in this would be extremely appreciated.

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A: Laptop screen pulsing

The LCD panel could be bad...

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-screen-pulsing.203088/
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A:Pulsing noise/pulsing HHD indicator light...interference with dial-up tones

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A:Laptop Pulsing on and off

Rather than letting it dry, did you use distilled water to flush the soda off of the hardware?
Soda is acidic. Put something with rust in Coke and it eats off the rust.
If you did not rinse off the soda, your motherboard contacts and other metal parts might be etched by the soda.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-pulsing-on-and-off.1138465/
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Im gona go out on a limb here and guess you want me to buy a new screen, before you say that, Im not going to buy one xD
 

A:Screen pulsing?

That definitely sounds like a monitor problem to me.

Try another monitor and see if the problem disappears.

Regards Howard
 

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Go here and let this site search your machine automatically it will tell you what driver you need - GeForce.com - Get the Most Out of Your GPU

it does work as i have tried it.

also what video card do you have?

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A:pulsing cursor

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A:Monitor keeps pulsing

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A:Pulsing Power and front LEDs..help!

Definitely strange. Though wrong drivers can damage hardware, theoretically, it is very rare and not likely if you used the correct driver and the sound worked.

It may just be coincidence. But I'd vote power supply before CPU or board. Try a replacement if you have one.

Of course, check all internal connections, cards, and RAM.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pulsing-power-and-front-leds-help.1042842/
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A:Inspiron One 2330 Fan Pulsing (Windows 10)

I've the same problem with my Dell. Did you solve this?

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A:Pulsing Windows Borders - Revisited!

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A:Weird power pulsing problem

If the power supply is good and other parts have been eliminated, all that is left are the main board, processor and the case (case: possible grounding or stuck switch).

Please give us more information on this 'pulsing'. How long does each pulse last and how often does it 'pulse'? Does the machine turn on as soon as power is applied to the power supply or does it attempt to power up only when the power switch is pressed?

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What do you mean by powering up ? Booting up ?

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Welcome to SevenForums digiman!

Can you please elaborate by what you mean by pulses? Is it making a ticking noise, or??? How old is this PC? (Please fill in your system specs)

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A:Won't boot. Pulsing sound in DVD and hard drive.

Sounds fine means little; try another power supply as a test from another computer.
 

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A:Pulsing system tray notification window

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A:Inspiron 1545 Won't Power On, Pulsing Power Light Like When In Sleep Mode

Hi CARCRAZY98,
Thank you for the update.
Well, when you power on the system, if you hear the fan spinning and the HDD turning on, connect an external monitor and check if there is any display.
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A:[SOLVED] Hard Disk "Pulsing"

These are just thoughts which may lead you or others to different ideas - I do not really classify these as promising trouble-shooting leads...

You may, indeed have something running in the background with a high enough priority to momentarily affect your games/animations (there are many services running in XP).

I can't see where your video card would have any influence on your disk drive - except - if the card shares main memory it could drive the paging rate up. This does not sound like what you describe.

There is a potential for a conflict between software driven sleep/hibernate (Windows feature) and hardware/firmware driven functions which are similar (set in the BIOS). This can cause a disk to attempt to spool down then catch itself and spool right back up. This, also, does not sound like your problem.

Sorry I cannot be of more help. I would suggest you do more investigating of your system. Check task-manager (ctrl+alt+delete to invoke) and look at the processes which are consuming resources. Run msconfig (Start>Run>Msconfig) to see what is auto-started. Any additional information you can glean may help solve this.
 

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Hi

Sounds like a faulty card or cable, if your able strip the laptop down and find the cable that links the screen to the motherboard, it may be loose, if the graphics card is a plug in type then try reseating it.

Other than that your gonna need a visit to a pc shop....
 

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A:Laptop screen switches off when I move laptop

I forgot to add
I've also tried connecting an external monitor to the laptop to see if this one stays on but it goes off at the same time as the laptop screen.

Cheers Mark
 

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My girlfriends had a laptop for a couple of years ...Click to expand...

You have two or more girlfriends and they shared a laptop and the only thing broken is the screen? Amazing!

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A:Laptop screen becoming dim

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Quote: Originally Posted by torre


My screen is becoming more dim. I have the screen brightness on high, have tried high performance power setting. Majority of time laptop is operated with adapter plugged (no battery).

Any adjustments that can be made ? Feasible to repair or best to replace ?


Sounds like a hardware issue. Typically this is a failure of the backlight or the inverter which powers it.

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