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My Dell XPS m1530 laptop

By chas25
Feb 21, 2013
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  1. Ok so I was playing a game a day ago and I had a LCD screen hooked up to my vga port when I was playing it I heard a noises then my laptop froze I powered it off then back on now my dell logo is all messed up it has red dots all over it and when I get to me destop my nvidia is saying this now. you are not currenty using a display attached to an nvidia gpu. and now my vga ports not working I would like to no how to fix this all IMG_20130220_173601.jpg x.png
     
  2. Dat1Gamer

    Dat1Gamer TS Booster Posts: 135

    Im gonna take a guess and your GPU got overloaded and died or it just died from use I had to replace my gpu in my laptop I got an adapter and am using an ATI Radeon 9600XT
     
  3. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    GPU being dead is a good guess, yeah.
     
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  4. chas25

    chas25 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    If the gpu died then wouldnt that mean that the screen woulndnt be working anymore becuz my srceens working fine

    Sorry for the miss spells and im new to this stuff
     
  5. Dat1Gamer

    Dat1Gamer TS Booster Posts: 135

    it may just have enough live left in it to display
     
  6. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    If it didn't damage motherboard, it could revert to inbuilt graphics.
     
  7. chas25

    chas25 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So if that is the case that the gpu is died were do I buy a new one or how do I replace it
     
  8. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    Not sure. You usually don't. Although, it may be possible for an experienced pc tech shop to do it. IMO it's not worth the cost.
     


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