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Screen Flicker and goes black

\015 I have a Samsung R700, the screen flickers occasionally, sometimes all day, sometimes not at all. But yesterday it went very dark. I was just able to see the screen, but it was impossible to use. I switched it off for a bit then tried again. The screen displayed okay for a bit then went dark again. Its still under warranty.\015

Answers :

Hello,

I had this issue with my r700 last week. It can be resolved without any hardware changes/fixes (if you have the same issue which it does sound like).

Samsung are aware of this issue and have released a firmware upgrade for the system BIOS in order to implement a resolution to this monitor flicker problem.

Resources
Visit the following webpage -
http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/download/supportDown.do?group=&type=notebookcomputers&subtype=rseries&model_nm=NP-R700&disp_nm=NP-R700&language=&cate_type=all&dType=D&mType=FM&vType=&prd_ia_cd=05010400&model_cd=&menu=download

Instructions
1.download the file listed
2.double click on the file once downloaded to install the update

Additional
Something you and other r700 users may find useful is that the r700 is known as the np-r700 on the Samsung website-there are lots of useful downloads and guides available there.

// j
If it is still under warranty then return it to the shop/supplier for repair.\015\012If you try and repair it yourself, most likely you will void your warranty.
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