Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?

My laptop screen is acting up

\015 Whenever I start my laptop, and its at around 90 degree angle, my screen would start to act up by showing static of some sort and blurs the whole thing. For example, while i'm writing this, everything on the screen would start to shake up and down giving a blurred image, to the point where its faint sight and white throughout. It would take a couple of seconds and it would stop, but this repeats over and over which is getting a bit irretating. As of now I have to either adjust my screen to where its more than a hand away from my keyboard or over than 90 degree angle -heh, obtuse:)- HELP me! Im only 15, and I really don't want to tell my mom my laptop's broken.\015

Answers :

Sorry to hear about your laptop. As far as what you have described, it seem that what you are having is already a hardware issue. The best way to test is to go into the bios or system setup screen. Since you are using a dell computer the best thing to do is to test first. Restart the computer and when you see the Dell logo start tapping the F2 key on the keyboard. From there see if you will still get the same issue with the screen. If you do the best thing to do is to recall if you still have a Hardware Warranty. If you do.. better to call up the Hardware technical support department and get your laptop fixed (If you have hardware warranty then they will support you without any fee). If not Dell has an expired warranty support department however for the diagnostics you will be asked for a fee and most likely asked to purchase a part and have that computer sent for repairs (again for a fee.). If when you are in the bios / system setup screen and you are not having the same issue then that is a good sign. The best thing to do is to backup everything.. your documents and so on.. make sure that you have all the CDs that came with the system. Now you could do either a PC restore or Operating System Reinstallation after you have backed up your files... If you do not have an active hardware warranty. I think it is best to tell your mom to get that fixed.
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