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screen jumping

  • HELP! My screen is jumping all the time! I feel like I'm in the middle of an earthquake or something. It does this both on/off the internet. I've run a virus scan--nothing there. My computer is a dell inspiron E1405. And..of course...the warranty went out in January :smileysad:
  • You mean the image on the screen is jumping around?  Try an external monitor (Fn+F8 to transfer output to the external monitor after you connect your computer to it).  If the problem persists, there is a problem with the video hardware/drivers on the laptop.  If not, there is something wrong with the LCD panel and it requires to be replaced.

    Inspiron 15R Laptop
    Intel Core i3-370M (2.4GHz, 4 Threads, 3MB cache) CPU
    4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 RAM
    500GB 5400rpm HDD
    15.6 Inch High Definition (720p) LED Display with TrueLife
    Intel HD Graphics
    Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 64bit
    Integrated 10/100 Network Card
    8X CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
    Integrated High Definition Audio 2.2
    Dell Wireless 1501
    Integrated 1.3M Pixel Webcam
    6-Cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery
    PA-12 65W Power Adaptor (19.5V, 3.34A)