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Dell N5010 notebook background color problem

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    Dell N5010 notebook background color problem

    I noticed this sort of problem while my Dell N5010 notebook still had the original Windows 7, but I didn't give it much thought. Later, when I upgraded to Windows 8, I noticed that again and took a picture while 8 was being installed. And a few days ago I took another one just to make it sure.

    Look at the pictures and you'll see that the background shows a pattern that looks like a scratched texture, black background with red crayon or something.

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    Thing is, that appears while the system is booting and stays there even when I set my desktop background to black as a solid color.

    What can I do to make that background pattern go away? TIA.

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    PS: Sorry I asked this here first, but I just can't stand the Dell support...
    Last edited by Paultx; 17 Jun 2013 at 16:43.

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    I would suspect either a problem with the video hardware or the display itself.

    There is a Dell community users forum, with "users helping users" just like this forum. That is a good place to start. I used to work that forum, for 10 years, until I got rid of the Dell PC's I had.

    Laptop hardware forum: Laptop - Dell Community
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Dell N5010 notebook background color problem
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