Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv9700t Notebook PC ?

Black screen I have an HP Pavilion dv9700t notebook bought last July. Recently the screen started staying black any time I closed the lid and opened it. After a couple days of this constantly happening the screen started to occasionally break up into four sections when it wasn't black. It still works fine in safe mode. Usually the only way to get the screen to not be black is leave the computer shut during startup until the login screen appears, but after logging in it does the break up thin


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If the screen is breaking up into multiple screens, the video resolution isn't set correctly. Change the video properties back to the native resolution.

Right-click on an empty area of your desktop screen. Click on Properties at the bottom. Now click on the Settings tab.
The Screen Resolution slider should be all the way to the right, close to -> More.
The Colors should be set to the highest setting.

When you close the lid, you may have your laptop set to Sleep Mode, check that. You may also have your screen saver set to Blank, and no screen saver has been chosen.

(1.Screen Saver: Right-click on empty area of desktop>Properties>Screen Saver.

2.Sleep Mode: Start>Control Panel>Performance and Maintenance>Power Options>Power Buttons>When I press the sleep button on my computer>Then choose what you want it to do)

If none of this helps, I suggest you have a problem that HP needs to repair. Since you bought this dv9700t last July, would I be correct in assuming it's still under warranty?
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