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\015 Hi there, anybody who can help me at all, please - it seems the HP tech support staff that I'd been assigned to are all complete idiots - they persistently ask me to "update the graphics and BIOS drivers" and it is NOT WORKING every time they ask me to do it - everytime I tell them the same result- and the last time was the 3rd time they've asked me to update the same friggin drivers again.Anyhow, my problem is (and they all appeared simultaneously- so I believe they are all symptoms of the same problem):- On switching on my laptop, a dim grey screen appears as opposed to the HP logo.- Grey screen persists until Vista loads up to the logon screen (even the vista loading screen does not appear until I get to my logon screen)- When logged in, vista works, but: when scrolling inside windows, the images of the objects in the window appear stuck, I need to click out of the window and click back in to get a 'refreshed' view of the window to show what I've scrolled to.- Same happens when I move a window - I get what looks like a blank imprint of where the window was before, and need to minimise and restore that window to see where I put it.- When opening various apps, the screen freezes up, then blacks out (as if it turned off), and comes back on 20-30 seconds later and an error message pops up, something like: "nvlddmkm has stopped responding and has recovered".- My laptop does not wake up from sleep, it kinda stays that way unless I force shut down and reboot again.On 3 rare occasions (after this problem started), my laptop booted up properly and functioned nicely for 30 minutes to an hour until it decided to get ill again. I'm relatively convinced this is a hardware issue, and may have something to do with the memory... but what could I possibly do to fix this?Please help... my laptop suffers, and as a result I do too :(Many thanks in advance.M.\015

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I've had the same problem, operating system vista HP Pavillion dv9399ea Geforce GO 7600.
\015\012I also have a grey screen no load up. But then vista appears.
\015\012
\015\012Did you get yours fixed in the end?
I've been getting the same exact problem on my HP Pavillion notebook with Vista, 2 Gb of RAM and a Geforce Go 7600.
I still haven't fixed mine, but I know this has to be a hardware problem because the grey screen appears BEFORE vista (and all it's video drivers) loads.
A notebook with no OS at all, and no video drivers installed, should still display some basic information on the screen (BIOS, logo).
In this case you just get a grey screen!
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