Steve October 30, Let me know how external video works. Renee March 16, Just bought a brand new analogue monitor lead VGA to connect my laptop to tv for some reason it came up on the tv like a greeny blue colour laptop screen fine when its connected so i tried it on another tv same thing happened. Ordered both, and replaced both, it still shows blank white screen.

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If you have two memory modules installed try removing them one by one and test the laptop with each memory separately. If external video works properly and all colors are fine, most likely your laptop has a failed screen sony vaio pcg-7164m video cable.

Hi sir, I have exactly vqio problem you have shown in the image.

Bad video on the screen. This sounds like laptop screen failure. Jagpinder S Brar March 23, If you sony vaio pcg-7164m same problem weird colors, lines on the external monitor, this is sony vaio pcg-7164m card failure. Also immidiately i start it the bios setup will first appeer on the screen an stop there.

Did you test external video? Try reseating the LCD cable connector and see if it fixes the problem. So why is this problem occurring? A friend sony vaio pcg-7164m mine asked me to fix his laptop with broken screen. Just in case try swapping memory modules. Does it mean the video card is bad? JIM March 8, I thank you for your time and I hope you can help me. I had to return the screen and purchase same version as the original one.

He said it had to be a windows or theme problem. How do I know it would fit?

Screen shows strange colors

Is there a chance that the actual connector on the motherboard is bad? Shelly January 11, I used another monitor to see what can be sony vaio pcg-7164m the problem and still no clue. OK, my laptop started showing some random characters all over the screen. If the new screen is exactly the same model as the original one but shows wrong colors probably this is defective screen. Really cannot tell without testing sony vaio pcg-7164m laptop.

Nasiru September 30, Ben April 20, Also I changed the video cable with a new one, but still no result. For some reason I think your problem is related to sony vaio pcg-7164m cable. Try applying some reasonable pressure to the top part of the display assembly.

Bad connection between the video cable and motherboard or LCD screen. You can try reconnecting the video cable on both ends. How important is the version number sony vaio pcg-7164m the replacement screen if the rest of the number is correct?

If you have to guess, try replacing the inverter board first. Sony vaio pcg-7164m me know how external video works.

I have least knowledge abt it.

Sony vaio pcg-7164m funny thing is that part of the screen works on the original cracked one so Sony vaio pcg-7164m know inverter and ribbon should be ok. I have an Advent that shows a white screen with slowly developing coloured lines on start-up from cold, but is OK with a warm boot.

I have all the blacks red and so on. If external video works fine and the problem lines appear only on the laptop screen, this could be bad video cable or failed LCD screen.

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First, I suggest testing the laptop with an external monitor. If there is sony vaio pcg-7164m image at all, can you hear normal Windows loging sounds when turn on the laptop? Plz give me suggestion what should i do. Sied January 31, Imi October 26, Hi, my laptop Acer travelmate sometimes hangs with sony vaio pcg-7164m artifacts displaying very fast, like huge horizontal bars.

Do you vaoo same problem on the external monitor or it appears only on the laptop screen?

Amol November 1, Andy December 17, Eddie January 7, Vajo rest of the screen has a normal color. In most laptops the LCD cable connector located under the keyboard sony vaio pcg-7164m aka keyboard cover.

Are you still available to help me try to figure out what is wrong with my laptop?

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