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Laptop screen glitches

By HellixBG
Sep 26, 2014
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  1. A few days ago my laptop started doing something weird - I would watch a video on YouTube or browsing the internet when my screen would glitch out and then I am not able to do anything. Most of the times the laptop will keep on running but the screen is frozen. Yesterday I even got blue screen after that happening.
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    Those are the specifications. I am using Windows 7 Proffesional. My GPU is Nvidia Geforce 525M 2GB + The the graphics card that comes with the processor
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What antivirus program are you running?
     
  3. HellixBG

    HellixBG TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The only thing I have right now is Microsoft Security Essentials but I doubt that it's a virus since I haven't been using my laptop for about 2 weeks. Before that pause my laptop had no problems whatsoever.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Are all the Windows Updates applied? How old is the laptop?
     
  5. HellixBG

    HellixBG TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes and about 4 years old.
    It's Dell Inspiron 17R N7110
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The thermal paste or pads may need to be replaced on the motherboard...
     
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  7. HellixBG

    HellixBG TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for the answer :)
     

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