What shall I do if my laptop screen is flashing?

zach October 5, 2011
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My screen flashes and then goes back to normal. It keeps getting worse and makes a noise when it does! What should I do and how do I figure out if I have a 1 year factory warranty on my Compaq laptop that I just got this summer?

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  1. FIDELIS
    October 6, 2011 at 6:01 am

    Hello, if as you say, your laptop is still under warranty why not take it back?  Also, when issues like this happen on specific designs, the manufacturer provides fixes and/or BIOS updates to fix the issues if known.  Have you checked the manufacturer's site for fixes and/or BIOS updates for you specific model?

  2. Mjevolve
    October 5, 2011 at 10:13 am

    this is a very well known hardware problem in the HP laptops .

    most of the HP laptops have a basic design flaw in them , that causes this problem of screen flickering .

    many users have been affected with this problem , 
    just Google " HP laptop screen flickering " and you shall know what i mean .

    you need to get it to a Laptop technician right away .
    coz this flickering will keep getting worse with time , and eventually the screen will just flicker and hardly display any stable image .

    if under warranty , take it to HP or to a hardware specialist ....

  3. Jay
    October 5, 2011 at 9:08 am

    Zach, which model it is ? you can mail Hp here
    http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Nav?h_pagetype=s-005&h_cc=in&h_lang=en&h_page=hpcom&h_product=top&h_client=test

    http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Nav?h_pagetype=s-005&h_lang=en&h_cc=in&h_product=82710&h_client=test&h_page=hpcom&lang=en&cc=in

    but you can also go to your local vendor, they can tell you about the warranty .
    you can check out if you still have the papers that mentions about your warranty or ask the local Hp from where you purchased laptop.