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Windows 7: Lines of colors after entering password in W7 PW field?


12 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 HP 64-bit
 
 
Lines of colors after entering password in W7 PW field?

This has happened mabe 2-3 times. Boot up computer, get the windows password field, put in pw, next screen is a cross-hatch (vertical and horizontal lines) of various colors. Cursor doesn't work, nothing works, manually shut the computer down. On rebooting, everything is OK??? Nothing appears to be wrong with my monitor (Samsung 193P), or any other functions of computer.

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12 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

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next screen is a cross-hatch (vertical and horizontal lines) of various colors
This is very likely a problem with the GPU, either it is overheating or defective
Clean the GPU and monitor the temperture using GPUz in safe mode
http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1907/TechPowerUp_GPU-Z_v0.4.9.html
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12 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 HP 64-bit
 
 

I do have an Nvidia card, but don't think that this is an overheating problem as the clored lines appeared in initial morning boot-up, computer that been off all night.
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