dell latitude d800 screen went black then fades to pink...

November 8, 2012 at 15:34:59
Specs: Windows XP
i was in the middle of deleting and adding songs to my laptop from my xternal hardrive and the screen suddenly went black then faded to green n blue n white n pink and to white again and it looked like the screen was gona explode so i turned it off n try to boot it up n i got the dell screen for a second but there were lines coming in and out n then it just went black again not dark but black then pink n white with vertical lines... can ne1 help? im decent with computers but not too familiar with laptops.

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#1
November 8, 2012 at 15:54:31
Sounds like the hardware itself to me. EIther a screen fault or the display module.

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#2
November 8, 2012 at 16:50:28
thats what im thinking but i need to kno what to go for and im guessing its not the screen cause its still working even tho its only showing colors.

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#3
November 8, 2012 at 19:57:42
i unplugged the my laptop for about an hour and plugged it back in and turned it on and it worked. the dell screen popped up then it went to the start windows normally screen or last known good config. and i did last known good config and it showed the windows loading screen then the screen went black and turned colors again with some vertical lines fading in and out. very wierd ive never seen nething like it b4... prolly cause its a dell but i really do need this laptop at the moment so if you have any ideas please lmk!
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#4
November 9, 2012 at 07:45:49
The only thing I can suggest to prove the point is to beg or borrow an external monitor. You switch to and from this using function keys:
http://en.community.dell.com/dell-g...

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