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Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot

Q: Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot

Hello I had a very odd incident with my computer Specs FX- ASUS M A LE R Ripjaws Gskill x GB Rosewill Green Series W Also have a Cooler Master EVO for the CPU R x Gigabyte OC Edition So I was playing a game called Gnomoria which to my knowledge shouldn't be very taxing on a computer When suddenly my screen went brown with vertical lines I could still hear the music playing but it seemed my PC was frozen I decided to then restart - Black Vertical Lines on and Screen Brown Screen Boot the computer As windows booted up I Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot got the chime that signals you were moments away from logging only to get a screen that is black I can move the cursor but thats its nothing else works I then restarted my computer again with the same problem Finally I restarted the computer again but in safe mode with networking and I Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot got that to work Beyond this point I am not very experienced when it comes to computers though I did build this rig myself I'm just wondering what went wrong and how can I start to fix this problem I was not overclocking at all at temps right before the Brown Screen looked cool with the CPU at C and the GPU around - C I also posted this under graphics problems mostly because this issue probably is GPU related I'm running on or drivers Im not sure which one but I am running on older ones mainly because I was having Blue Screen issues about months ago which was fixed thanks to this forum I'm just not sure where to go from here any help would be appreciated

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A: Brown Screen and Vertical Lines - Black Screen on Boot

I forgot to mention that I did a system restore which brought it back 10 days earlier in which a version of direct X was installed. The system restore didn't work though and i was still welcomed with the black screen and only a mouse cursor. I have not changed any settings though recently.
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A:6970 Black Screen or Vertical Lines

After doing a quick search on your problem I can feel your pain. Seems their is no shortage of complaints.
Have you tried contacting the manufacturer to see what their take is on this seemingly wide spread problem?
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A:Random vertical lines when computer is booting, the screen goes black.

danthebest said:

Hello there, when I was playing on a game on Windows Xp (World of Warcraft) the screen froze and vertical lines appeared all over the screen. Then turned off after about 2 minutes. So I thought, "It must be overheated." So I left it for about half an hour, and turned it on. It's a hp computer so it said hp somthing somthing, there then was a black screen with a flashing _ . Then it went to Windows Xp loading screen as usual, but this time I noticed there were some lines going though the words "Windows Xp" after it'd finished loading the screen went black and nothing happned. However, the tower was still on. I also checked that there was no loose cabels, etc. All was fine. I left it and tried it this morning, still the same issue. I've read of simmilar cases on the internet like mine, and heard it could possibly be the video card, or just simply the monitor. Any help? I'm pondering what to do now.Click to expand...
Inexpensive option - borrow a monitor to eliminate yours from your enquiries. Don't even think about a graphics card man enough to handle WoW until you're sure that's the problem.
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To be honest I?ve never heard about such issue. I think you are the first one who reports about that.
Maybe you should back-up all your data and reinstall OS using HDD recovery option.
After doing this you will have ?factory settings? again and test it if the same happen again.

For how long do you have this machine?
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Have you tried putting the removed drive back in?

It looks like a video card problem (hardware) to me - but it shouldn't be that because you're able to use the USB Startup Repair functions (am I right in this assumption?). That means (to me) that it's likely to be a video driver problem (?).

Can you attempt to boot into Safe Mode? If so, what happens?
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A:Vertical lines on LCD screen

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A:Red Vertical Lines on Screen


Originally Posted by atc142730

Yesterday the computer went wonko. we were playing a movie in QuickTime and all of a sudden what seemed like the resolution deteriorated drastically. Closer examination showed that there are all these tiny red vertical lines on the screen. we plugged the laptop into the computer and the resolution was fine, so i'm hoping it's not a graphics card problem. Is there anyone in computer-land that can help the technologically challenged? I appreciate any and all help.

Computer stats: Asus gaming laptop running windows 7 home premium.


It might be the graphic card it seems that those vertical red lines are artifacts or it could be software related to the graphic card, I just had a similar issue but the red lines where horizontal. But mine was way worst it would shut down and show a blue screen telling me and error that points to the graphic card.

Try reinstalling the software for your graphic card, see how that works.

Have you heard weird noises of the fan before that?
By the way how old is your graphic card, wich type of graphic card and how do you use it. ?
Ex: I play "Name of game" for 6 hours non stop 7 days a week.
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will be mobo so its broken , sorry no card in yours but double check !!!
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A:Upgraded Memory Won't boot (screen goes black with white lines)

Hi BILLYV1084,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
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Check you on memory or run toshiba diagnostics tool... I think is when you go to recovery mode ... there has a option for hardware testing
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Not familiar with this situation per say, but you've done what you could, and yes, I'd replace that video card, if even possible.

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Nature of the beast 8(
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Hi Mykalsson,
There seems to be problem with the LCD screen on your computer to confirm we will have to perform the ‘LCD BIST’ (Built in Self-test) on the computer. Please follow the steps mentioned below to run the “LCD BIST’.

Turn of the computer.
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Welcome to TSG, Blinton

I would suggest that you try re-installing your Graphics card driver,

and although not related, update to SP4 from Windows Update
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Have you tried updating your graphics drivers? Try this driver:

Link found here: Drivers & Support | GAME.AMD.COM
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A registry scan indicates many errors. Fixing these help or cause more problems? I've never done it before.
Running sfc scans now [picked up nothing, ran 2x], then will update graphics card. Will post results.

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to BC!Can't help you with your specific problem, but I do know that the folks who can are going to want to know all about your system. You might as well go ahead and post relevant details so that when they come by, they'll have something to work with. Also, have a look through the New User Orientation Center for more info on how to get the most out of the help offered here.
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Could be the video card ot your PC powerSupply.

When does your PC crash when playing a game?
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Do you have a GPU installed or are you using integrated CPU graphics? If you have a GPU installed and your CPU has integrated graphics, try removing the GPU and see if you get the same results.If you post the specs for your PC we can look into it more.,157323.0.html
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A:White and black lines on screen

I sent it in under warranty and they replaced the LCD and updated the BIOS. Less than a week later it is starting to do it againClick to expand...

Send it in again; clearly they did not fix the problem if it is starting to occur again.
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A:black screen followed by multi color lines

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what op.system

is it the same in safe mode

reinstall the video drivers

what are you running
video card brand and model
power supply

check the listings in the bios for 12v line voltages and cpu temperatures and post them
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A:y50-70 Flickering Horizontal Lines & Black Screen

Hi Amrradwan , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
Since the issue would be intermittent , next time that it would happen to best take a picture of the image and likewise try to connect it with an external monitor to check if the same issue would appear. 
I would stilll recommend that you call in this issue for documentation purpose and further reference in the future , You may consult tech support for an action plan for this event . 
Update us how things go.
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A:Vertical lines on boot!

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A:vertical lines xp boot splash

Try a different vid card.
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A:Boot up jibberish and vertical lines

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