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Windows Windows Random Black Screens

Discussion in 'Software' started by thetrashcanman, 15 Mar 2018.

  1. thetrashcanman

    thetrashcanman Angel headed hipsters

    18 Nov 2010
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    Hi all just grabbed myself second hand a Scan 3XS 17 inch laptop with a i7 6700HQ and GTX 960M but Iv literally just started using the system and it randomly black screens as in a black screen pops up for maybe a second at the most then the screen goes back again to how it was.

    Anyone ever come across this problem before?

    Just need to quickly decide if i need to get a refund for this laptop or if it can be fixed maybe by applying some new thermal compound
  2. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

    23 Apr 2009
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    Just a guess but maybe an intermittent ribbon cable connection to the screen. Are you using it when it happens, can you create it by moving the laptop around?

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