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Windows 7: My Computers Colors Are Messed Up.

18 Sep 2011   #11
Fearless

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

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Device manager will tell you the name of the graphics adpter, you then download the latest driver for your model.
It says "ATI Mobility Radeon 4259"

That's not on the downloads page :/
before I go insane, you meant 4250 right?
Yes, I typed the 9 on accident.


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18 Sep 2011   #12
Maguscreed

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okay well brink's directions should be all you need.
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18 Sep 2011   #13
Fearless

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Ughh, The colors are still messed up.

And like I said, it's only 2 colors. SMH, annoying.

Will I have to replace the monitor?
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18 Sep 2011   #14
Maguscreed

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Well there is one additional test you can do, if you have an additional monitor or access to one.

And that's basically to see if the color disparity appears on another monitor as well, if it doesn't I would also consider the possiblity the connection inside the laptop to the monitor has gone nutty. ...but yeah if an external monitor doesn't display the same problem.
We're looking at the monitor as the culprit.
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18 Sep 2011   #15
Fearless

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Well there is one additional test you can do, if you have an additional monitor or access to one.

And that's basically to see if the color disparity appears on another monitor as well, if it doesn't I would also consider the possiblity the connection inside the laptop to the monitor has gone nutty. ...but yeah if an external monitor doesn't display the same problem.
We're looking at the monitor as the culprit.
Well, I tried taking a screen shot of the messed up colors, and posted it on another forum.

When I looked at it on my ipod, the picture I took was normal, it didn't show the messed up colors on another device.

I know it's the monitor.
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18 Sep 2011   #16
Maguscreed

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There is a small possibility of a problem with the internal connection to the monitor... though it'd have to be a pretty specific one to result in your exact problem.


...more than likely you are looking at a monitor problem here.
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18 Sep 2011   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Is the laptop still under warranty?

If so, you should contact the manufacturer to get a RMA for service. Opening the laptop while under warranty could void it.


If not, then if you know how to, you could open the laptop up and check the screens connection, or have a computer repair shop take a look at it.

Otherwise, it may be time to either get a new laptop, or get/find a separate monitor to connect the laptop to.
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18 Sep 2011   #18
Fearless

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Okay, thank you guys for the support, I appreciate it.

I will definitely take it into best buy and get it checked out.

If worst comes to worst I'll just have to remove the monitor and connect a new one to it.

Anyways, thanks guys!
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18 Sep 2011   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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18 Sep 2011   #20
Fearless

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

OMG guys.

My colors went back to normal

How odd, maybe it was just a temporary thing?

Idek, hopefully it stays this way.
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