Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Dell Inspiron 1545 screen keeps turning bright green


  • Please log in to reply

#1
mccaa1

mccaa1

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 12 posts
In the last couple of weeks my laptop screen has developed a fault. Generally, it will start up quite normally, but it will suddenly turn bright green while I'm working. The only way to get it back to normal I have found is to go into Screen Saver settings, do a preview and it will then revert to the normal background. Then after a short while it will turn to that awful bright green again and I'm back to square one. The laptop is about 3 years old and is working fine apart from this problem. Any ideas?
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Macboatmaster

Macboatmaster

    7k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7,237 posts
mccaa1
Welcome to GeekstoGo

Your first test is to connect an external monitor.
Some laptops will automatically detect the presence of an external monitor.

Others require an F key to be pressed.

Consult your manual if you have it. If not here is the link
http://support.euro....45/en/index.htm

If the fault lies with your LCD screen on the laptop, the inverter - although that usually results in the image fading, then the external monitor will work OK.

If the fault lies with the graphics chip or a driver or other matters connected with it, the external monitor will NOT solve it.


Therefore this is your first test and we may then have a more definite idea of the way to go.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP