Flicky/fuzzy screen on startup, getting worse.

  ITBuffoon 12:08 15 Jun 2014
Locked

I am having problems with my Fujitsu Lifebook (AH531). It's almost 2 years old, and it's had a lot of use.

On start up (from full shut down or hibernation), I see a fuzzy/distorted screen load, but usually it settles down fairly quickly, to display a normal screen. It appears at the logon to Windows (7) screen.

I have a screen print of what happens, but I can't see how to upload it. I had to turn off today (without shutting down properly) and hope it would work Ok on restart, which it did.

Basically, I am worried hard disk failure is coming soon. I've backed up the data on my hard drive, but can you suggest anything?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:34 15 Jun 2014

Try reloading the graphics drivers.

  Jollyjohn 16:02 15 Jun 2014

If you have an external monitor, connect it up and see if it is the same. If same then graphics chip / driver issue.

If the external monitor is fine it is probably a loose cable to the lid.

  ITBuffoon 09:45 16 Jun 2014

Many thanks! I will try all that.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition costs more and charges faster

Climate change, War and #MeToo: 'Ugly Truth' Christmas jumpers show the dark side to modern life

New Apple Products 2019: Predicting the new Apple products coming soon

Windows 10 : comment désactiver Cortana ?