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#37351 11-Jul-2009 16:07
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Lately, i've had a real bad run with faulty laptops from Dell.
(started out with a Dell Insipron, then to a Dell Studio - then another Studio, then to a Dell Studio XPS)

Now that i have the Studio XPS, I am having problems already.

Came to me with a faulty hard drive which is being replaced next week.

But I found something else as well, not sure if its a fault or what, which is why im posting here.

I have RGBLED screen on this laptop.

When the laptop is cold (hasnt been turned on for a few hours, and IS cold) when i turn it on, when the screen goes black it has lines on it going from left to right.. I will upload a picture shortly. but long story short, its only visble of black screens and also just automagically stops happen when the laptop is warm.

I have NEVER seen this problem before on any laptop I have ever had, and it seems like it isnt right to me to have it on this laptop.

So in short. When cold, it has fat white-ish lines going across the screen, then after warming up, they go away.

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  #236244 16-Jul-2009 20:02
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Oh yay,


They're now giving me an Alienware 17.

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  #236259 16-Jul-2009 20:32
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That's a nice upgrade then:)


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  #236280 16-Jul-2009 21:32
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heavenly_wild: That's a nice upgrade then:)

Yeah, sure is.

Started out with an Inspiron 1720, upgraded to a Studio 17(x2), then to a Studio XPS 16, now to an Alienware.

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