LAPTOP SCREEN - negative

  RKMonty 22:53 27 Feb 09
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Need some advice please....... a friends laptop screen is showing all screen displays in a 'negative' fomat.... ie : as if you were looking at a old film negative. This includes all types of output... web pages, desktop etc
Any ideas why this has happened, is there a solution or just any comments please
Many thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 23:16 27 Feb 09

Sounds like something up with the graphics (says he stating the obvious).

Do you know the make / model of the laptop or the type of graphics adaptor?

  RKMonty 08:51 28 Feb 09

Hi Diodorus
The Laptop is a Futjitsu Siemens Amilo Pro Edition V3505 Wl2 with a Intel 1.6 GHZ Core Duo
Hope this assists you Thanks

  jack 09:16 28 Feb 09

Contrast and brightness,re adjusting these can get it to 'flip' back to normal.

  RKMonty 09:46 28 Feb 09

Hi Jack Have tried these and to no avail
Worth a try though Thanks
Think I will try to connect laptop to another monitor and see if thats ok and then that would show if it's a monitor or maybe graphics card problem ....maybe ??

  jack 11:00 28 Feb 09

will prove screen/graphics chip possibilities.
Downloading/reinstalling graphics drivers is another possibility

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