From: STeve Andre' (andres_at_msu.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 22 2000 - 13:17:46 EDT
Before I got my i 1451 fixed for this problem, I noticed that in colder
or when the unit had been off for a while, the pink effect was worse--sometimes
very much so. For me, it always cleared after 20 seconds or so.
So whatever this is, I think temperature affects it.
At 12:48 PM 4/22/00 -0400, Tom Trottier wrote:
>Is there any correlation with low temps? Could be electrical, or LCD
>At 2000 April 8 - Saturday 13:43, Mark Lemon <mlemon_at_hickseq.com>
>spoke about *RE: What is the "pink screen" probl...* saying
> > on my TP600, about one out of 3 times I start the box all
> > the white letters have a pink/static/halo effect. The MS
> > Windows logo looks like a tie-dyed tee shirt, and the main
> > screens icon fonts are streaked with the pink static so as
> > to be unreadable. When I start MSWord, the white sheet of
> > paper is pink.
> > Sometimes the DOS text starts pink, but the problem "cures"
> > itself when the LCD jumps to graphics mode. Moving the
> > screen back and forth (assuming it is a bad ribbon cable)
> > appears to have no effect (I'm gentle). Only a cold boot.
> > My frustration is sometimes it will happen over and over,
> > whilst other times it will go for a couple days without
> > problem. Fortunately, I almost exclusively use a docking
> > station, so my normal monitor & working is unaffected.
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