Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario V5000Z Notebook ?

I have a Compaq v 5000 and the screen colors are the opossite of what they should be, is it the LCD, graphics card ( dont even know if there is one, not computer literate), or is it the mother board? It is an older computer, I have two newer ones I just know somebody who could really use one but cant afford one. Thanks for any help

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OK... there's a few things that can cause this....
\015\012First... You need to look at your display settings... Open the control panel and click on Display Icon. (might need to set to classic view to view your control panel icons)....
\015\012Once there... Click on the Settings Tab, and make sure your color is set to 32bit and screen size is at least 1024x768..
\015\012If All Is Set Correctly There...
\015\012If Able To.... Connect A Desktop Monitor To The Laptops VGA OutPut Serial Port....Power Laptop On And See If Same Symptoms Occur On The External Screen....
\015\012If The Same Thing Is Happening On External Screen, THen You're Having Video Issues/ which means your video chip is failing/overheating..which would mean either a motherboard replacement or a graphics/gpu chip reflow....
\015\012Also... A Failing LCD Bulb Can Cause Similar Symptoms...
\015\012Though when a LCD Bulb Starts to Fail It Will Usually Omit Pastel Colors To The Whole Screen...Pinks, Oranges.. etc....
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