Transparent Checkerbroad

  JuLieB2SiLLie 02:42 12 Sep 2004

I have a Compaq Presario S4100NX that would usually pop up some kind of image that looks like a transparent checkerbroad that fill up the whole screen, then freezes the whole computer up. I would then turn off the computer and restart it again. But as I restart it, the computer rufuses to start back up again. I would have to wait for a couple weeks later for the computer to go back up and running, but then the same situation occurs again. Any suggestions? Thank you.

  Valvegrid 07:32 12 Sep 2004

One thing comes to mind is heat, if its overheating this is its way of complaining, which could point to a faulty fan.

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