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Windows 7: Sudden crazy colour change! Win7

30 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Sudden crazy colour change! Win7

So 2 days ago i was on excel making a table and all of a sudden everything that was white turns to cyan and immediately i minimize my excel and I found that the icons on my desktop (Solid black background) have red lines molding the outlines of the icon and is flashing non-stop at a fast speed and I looked around e.g. opened folder and webpages and I found that is there is a white background then it will be cyan and even when i load a video those annoying red lines appear in the video (the red lines aren't suppose to be there) and if theres white in the video there it will be instead cyan :/

Please help me! i don't know what to do, I can seem to word it correctly to search on google Thanks

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30 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1

Hello, welcome to sevenforums.

You have rebooted since this started?

Anything unusual added to or happen to this laptop shortly before this started happening? [dropped?]

Is this your laptop? (You have not made that info clear, yet.)

HP Pavilion dv6-3243cl - External Reviews

Are you using the laptops monitor or an external?

That would likely be a hardware issue with it's video, other than redoing the video drivers, I'd be calling HP up.

One color, going dominant on a video screen is a bad sign, may need the screen replaced, I would hook an external monitor up to it, assuming it has this ability, and see if it too has the same color issues, to eliminate monitor or confirm it, the 4250 might be the trouble, either way, not easy fix.

Other thing you could try, run a LiveCD version of a linux distribution (all runs from the disc) and see if it works perfectly, if so then it's a Windows issue, if it's hardware, that problem will repeat using Linux as well.

Get one from, I use the LinuxMint one, it's also the install media, but runs it first completely, built-in compatibility tester I would call it.
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