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Broken Screen, No VGA, HDMI is Picture Distorted

Q: Broken Screen, No VGA, HDMI is Picture Distorted

My newest task is centered around an HP Pavilion 15-p033ca laptop with a broken screen. Replacing the screen is actually super simple but my issue lies elsewhere.

Normally I would hook the laptop up to a monitor via VGA cable. This newer laptop only has an HDMI hook-up, so I hooked it up to my TV with that cable. The HP logo upon start up is semi-visible as the picture is distorted. So, before I spend money and order the screen my question is...

Does an HDMI relay the Broken screens picture to the TV and that's why is messed up? or should the TV picture still be clear? Like when a broken screen laptop is hooked to an external monitor with a VGA and the external monitor works fine.

I'm worried there may be an internal GPU or Mobo issue aside from the screen being broke.... Finally is there a better way I can test this instead?

Thanks for any info or Ideas in advance!

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A:distorted picture when capturing to ULead Videostudio from camcorder via Firewire

I'm wondering what you mean by "distorted"? If you mean that you lose aspect ratio (the picture has the wrong dimensions so it looks short and squatty or long and lean) then you may want to take a look at the settings for capture and adjust them.

Post back with a few more details: what is "distorted", what are your capture settings, what sort of input do you have (digital vid, analog vid).

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A:DVI-D to HDMI (probably 1st gen) - no picture

There should be little to no difference between the two PC outputs (DVI or HDMI). Especially as they will be connected to the SAME input on the TV. Both are digital. The only difference is the fact that HDMI also carries audio.

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A:Help! Distorted screen!

connect a monitor to the video port of the lap top as a test
 

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A:Im getting a Distorted screen even at boot..

Be sure that all drivers are updated - video, webcam, tvtuner, etc... anything related to video.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/im-getting-a-distorted-screen-even-at-boot-458361.html
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A:Distorted Boot screen

The screen you are talking about is the POST Diagnostics screen. It list IRQs processor speed, etc. This screen shows just before it turns over command to the operating system. The system sounds relatively new and the BIOS "should" be able to handle the 15GB drive. Check these few things though. What thype of drive is the 15GB? (ATA/66 or 100?) I know that the 6GB is more than likely Standard EIDE. The 15GB maybe interfering with it. Disconnect the 6GB and see if it does the same thing. If it does then check the mainboard vendor and see if it can handle the large drive. If so, then try a BIOS update and that should do it.. Good Luck
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/distorted-boot-screen.35391/
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I have no idea where (or how) to make any adjustments.

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A:Screen Image Distorted

I think the first thing to check is your screen resolution.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/...isplay_change_screen_resolution.mspx?mfr=true
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/screen-image-distorted.1057796/
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A:800 x 600 screen resolution distorted

800 x 600? Really? Are you using a netbook or something? 800 x 600 displays are few and far between these days.
Also, by too big, do you mean objects on the screen are too big, or that there are some parts that go beyond the boundary of the screen?

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A:Screen became fuzzy and distorted

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/screen-became-fuzzy-and-distorted.962936/
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A:Distorted Computer Screen

Look in device manager and see if your Display adapter has any yellow marks. You may need to reinstall or upgrade the driver.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/distorted-computer-screen.890011/
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A:BSOD distorted screen HELP!

That kind of distortion is typically a sign of a dead video card.
If you've had a bsod please click on yoda at the bottom of my post for bsod posting instructions.

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A:Screen Resolution Distorted

Adjust your screen resolution.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/screen-resolution-distorted.198374/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/distorted-screen-image.1158998/
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A:not sure where to post - distorted screen color

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sch88


well i loaded windows 7 as u can see why i am here cause i have a prob now i never had this when i was on xp im thinking its cause of driver or just the crap onboard video but who knows..

on some images that have a gradients or alot of color wit a gradient in it show as in the image below i would of done a screenshot but not sure if u guys would see it so i took it with camera its not clear but what u see in the image below is how it looks on my pc
i have the intel(r) 82915g/gv/910gl express chipset family onboard crap so can someone tell me if its cause of driver or something with in windows 7 cause like i said on xp i didnt have this prob and now i do and i dont have the money to get a video card

System Model D915GAV



hi and welcome to sevenforums

it does look like a driver and you can look for it here Intel? Desktop Board D915GAV - Intel? Desktop Board D915GAV support

thanks and let us know if you need hellp

Ken

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A:BIOS and Windows Screen Distorted

Drivers won't affect the boot screen... Drivers don't load until windows is loaded. I wouldn't worry about it. Did you update your BIOS also?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-and-windows-screen-distorted.507280/
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A:Screen distorted as I enter a program?

I think it may be due to some compatabilty issues.which is the game and which graphics card u hav?

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A:Distorted screen when loading, then hz out of range

hi try taking out your graphics card and then try booting with on board graphics
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/distorted-screen-when-loading-then-hz-out-of-range.830631/
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A:Distorted screen on occasional startup

I have to learn to read the entire post clearly!!!

Could be the monitor or the new computer, hard to say which.

Do you have another monitor you can connect and use for awhile? If it fails then the computer is defective and needs to be replaced. If not then the monitor is the problem

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A:[SOLVED] Screen distorted from the start

Welcome to TSF....

It is either a problem with the monitor = try another monitor, or a problem with the video display adapter, some where you are loosing part of the signal that processes trace information. I would evey try removing all of the display adapters thru safe mode and reboot normally and let windows re-install the drivers.

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A:Screen Distorted / quick flickering at start up

My husband and I bought 2 older gateway MX8734 Laptops for our children.

when you first turn them on, the screen picture is distorted and flickers for about 6 seconds before it goes clear.Click to expand...

Here is the support site for the Gateway MX8734 laptop.

It appears to have Intel GMA 950 graphics, but we need to confirm the exact graphics device in those laptops.

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The most current Windows Vista 32-bit driver (7.14.10.1504) for that graphics device is here.

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Do the following in one or both of them:

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) to the desktop.

After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

Information about your computer will appear.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/screen-distorted-quick-flickering-at-start-up.1148837/
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dl Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool to test your memory. It's going to take a while. But when you finally get an error, you probably going to have to test each stick by itself. Newegg does ship DOA products.

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anybody knows abt this issue?

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A:blue screen serious error crashes - distorted sound

Hi buddy, try something for me so we can see if this is a program cuasing this problem. That's what I'm thinking at this point. I want you to do a clean boot and see if that fixes the problem. Now I need you to follow the instructions at this link to the letter. Don't mess with anything else in your startup except for what the instructions tell you to. We don't want to make the problem worse ok? Please read the entire document before proceeding.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353

After you boot back up you will get a pop up stating that you are using select start up just check don't show this message again and click ok. Then run your game, check your sound, Ect. and let me know what happens and we can proceed from there.
I will monitor this thread throughout the day. If you resolve this problem on your own or with the info I provided please let me know so I can move on to other issues. Also please mark this thread solved using the quick tools option located at the top of this thread.


Thank you
Patmark

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A:Distorted screen view in certain applications (very bad in Live Writer)

Check the Video cards Temperature if its to high,
or you can go to safe mode and uninstall the drive and re-install it again

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/distorted-screen-view-in-certain-applications-very-bad-in-live-writer-608851.html
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Hi

I stupidly left a Dell TFT monitor close to a large power amplifier
Now when I power up the screen looks awful.

Have moved the screen away from amp for over 24 hours now and still the same. Can't find a degausse on the monitor.

Tried other TFT monitor on computer and it works fine.

Any ideas how I can get this monitor back to working order?

Ian
 

A:Left Monitor By Power Amplifier Now Distorted Screen

You will have to find a way to degauss the monitor, if there is no option in the menu, or button to push, then you may be stuck with buying a new monitor. google the model number and see if there are any instructions on how to do it through the monitor if it is to hard to read.
 

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A:BSOD, freezes, distorted screen and audio on intensive use

It appears that your installation is missing almost ~3 years of updates including critical security/stability Windows updates including SP1. You really can't expect Windows 7 to run without hiccups after so much time without those updates.

I doubt the legitimacy of your installation, could you please confirm that your version of Windows 7 is genuine? Your hosts files also reveal some troubling information about Adobe products installed on your machine.

As per forum rules, we need to confirm that your installation has been legitimately activated before proceeding any further.

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A:Distorted Welcome Screen - Can't Login - XP only runs in Safe Mode

Try going into safe mode and uninstalling your video card drivers through the device manager, and then reboot and see if you get the same thing. If you can get into Windows normally reinstall your video card drivers, and reboot again and see if it comes back. I would recommend stopping by nvidia.com and checking if there are any newer drivers before reinstalling them.

Also have you installed any programs lately that deal with video or your monitor things like that?
Because they could be starting up with your machine and it could be as simple as turning it off in msconfig.

Hope this helps.

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I have a problem with an Acer Aspire 7520 laptop which gives me distorted colors on the screen. Could it be overheating? I cleaned the fan and the cooler, but to no avail. Could it be the video card? If yes, is it worth fixing or not?
Anticipated thanks.
Cheers.
D.
 

A:Acer aspire 7520 distorted screen colors

Download, install and run HWMonitor.

http://download.cnet.com/HWMonitor/3000-2094_4-10793486.html

Let us know the temperature of your GPU on idle and on load. If it's close to 90 or higher it's overheating.
 

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A:Random BSODs: Usually error 0X0000001E, distorted screen + audio

The most recent dmp file in your attachment is corrupted and can't be read.....can you upload it again?

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A:XPS Laptop screen flickering and distorted nVidia and Intel Drivers

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Your best option would be to go to the Dell Website and Download the Drivers for your Graphics Card ... See if that helps any .. I assume you paid to get this repaired by the DELL engineer .. It should be their job to fix it ..

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A:Computer hangs at splash screen, sounds are stuttered and distorted

Hi.
Have you tried checking for corrupted files? When your parent's computer boots up (as you said it does, it just takes a bit) go into Command Prompt, and type in the command SFC/scannow, it's not case sensitive. It should then search for any corrupted drivers, files, or registry entries. Your guess is probably quite accurate, but just try this.

Have a nice day!

SteinPooch.

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A:Computer issue needs verification. Distorted screen/bad drivers. /w video

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Any help please.
regards Alan G
 

A:display adapter-moniter still shows lines/distorted screen

The monitor refresh rates are different in what they can support. Change the monitor type to SVGA @640x480 256 colors and it should work. What make and model is the newer monitor? And does it support the rrefresh rates and number of colors you are setting it to. No monitor will display more than it is physically capable of displaying.
 

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A:Microsoft Office Picture Manager - Office 07 - Broken File Types

I don't believe it has anything to do with Office 2007/ Picture manager I use it myself,
I do not use 7-Zip but that seems the likely bug,
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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/309083-microsoft-office-picture-manager-office-07-broken-file-types.html
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A:PC randomly crashes in games, screen shows distorted images from the game after

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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A:Solved: Screen Tearing, Enlarged/Distorted Cursor, Different Colored 'Blue Screens'

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A:Laptop screen = desktop, TV through HDMI = full screen game?

this is generic, u'll have to 'tap out' the game to do this anyway, normally takes about 5-15 seconds to go back into full screen,

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A:Vaio Screen only works in Safe mode after replacing old broken screen

If the screen in working in the bios and safe mode, then the screen is indeed working.

If you boot into safe mode with networking, can you redownload the display adapter driver?

You could also try Clean Install Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/333099-vaio-screen-only-works-safe-mode-after-replacing-old-broken-screen.html
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Hello Hieya,

So if I understand you correctly, you can plug into the External monitor and everything works fine until you close the laptop?

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Hi,

My Laptop,s (HP dv4-t 1600) running on Windows 7 64bit screen is broken. Doesn't display anything. I connected secondary display/screen, but it doesnt display anything. Doesn't auto detect. What do I do? Please suggest.

Thanks

A:Laptop screen broken - how to boot from secondary screen?

Try pressing fn + f4

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A:Broken Screen of HP x360 Convertible 13.3" Touch Screen 2 in...

Hi @Mostafashalaby, Welcome to HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help. I understand that the screen is broken, and you want to change it. Option 1: You can contact HP phone support to arrange a repair. To contact HP phone support: please use the following link http://www.hp.com/contacthp to create a case for your issue, and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html to get the contact information for your region. Option 2: If you want to replace the screen by yourself: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01608578#AbT4 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!    If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help. Thanks. Regards,

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A:CPU Fan is heard, but no picture on screen; sometimes it starts up and screen shakes.

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My laptop screen has just broken.
I have attached a picture of it.
Will this be a inverter or a screen problem/replacement needed?