Black spots on HP laptop screen

By HP178
Jul 20, 2011
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  1. hey guys,
    i have an HP dv6-1161TX Pavilion Entertainment PC.
    it has been almost 2 years since i bought out of warranty.
    about 4 months ago i noticed these black spots on my screen. first there was one and it grew pretty large and then 2 more popped up recently and are growing day by day.
    can anybody tell me what the problem is? nd how can i solve it?
    i am guessing ill hav to replace the much would it cost me.
    also my battery is screwed...the laptop hangs up without a charger and the system gets heated up pretty quickly. is it bcos of the battery or have i lost the cooling system too.
    if i had to replace my screen, the battery and the cooling system...what would it cost me and how much time will it take? will i have to give in my laptop to the huys at the store?
    i am seriously lost!
    plz help!
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The LCD:


    ...and what do you mean by "cooling system"? Internal fans?
  3. HP178

    HP178 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thnx man!
    nd yeah i meant the internal fans...
    but more importantly can u tell me what is causing these blacks spots?
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The spots could be caused by a corrupt video driver or a bad LCD panel. So you have taken the laptop apart to verify that the cooling fans are broken? You can search for them on EBay too. if you use EBay, make sure you have a PayPal account and always use it

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