Forum discussion tagged with Damage.
  1. Hyperstar

    Question Scratch lines in monitor

    photos: View: https://imgur.com/a/raqXS0k Hello, I recently bought a new LCD display monitor for my laptop and installed it replacing my old one which stopped working for my Asus Gaming laptop. There are these blue/white looking scratched lines on the display and I only see them when it's...
  2. yashovardhanshrivastav

    Question Is minor cosmetic damage normal on new laptops out of the box?

    I recently bought a HP Omen 15 which has a deep scratch on the left edge of the laptop it is very small, barely 1 mm but it is deep and I can see the metal underneath the paint. I am very sure that I haven't caused it as I noticed it right after the unbox. Just to get myself cleared, I would...
  3. M

    Solved! Will there be permanent damage?

    Hi, last night I closed my laptop while it was resting on some books on my bed and went to the movies. It was still on at the time and someone threw a pile of blankets on my bed over the laptop. When I got back the blankets were quite hot and I turned my laptop off. I'm curious how badly this...
  4. B

    Is my computer broken?

    My laptop has been freezing. If I do a factory restore and it continues freezing, does this prove there is a hardware problem? there are no viruses, thanks for your help
  5. P

    Solved! HP Elitebook bent lid

    i need help. a useless oaf sat on my laptop and bent the struts and the chasis. the damage is not huge, but it bothers me. It works, as i am typing on it now, but i am afraid that the bent chasis is putting pressure on my lcd and it will break in time. Should i worry? https://imgur.com/a/FQRys...
  6. D

    will magnet closure on my laptop degause a credit card strip?

    My hp envy is very magnetic at corners. metal objects stick. If I place my credit card or thumb drive, etc. next to the touchpad (which is where magnet is strongest) am I damaging my credit card?
  7. R

    Liquid spilled on laptop. URGENT help needed!

    I normally would never have any food or liquid near or around my computer. I think it's really really dumb idea, and would disprove of anyone who did so! Well for the 1st time, I broke my own rule. I was struggling on a assignment for uni, didnt have much time to get it done. And broke my own...
  8. B

    Corrupt word document! Text replaced with numbers

    My friends saved her word document and reopened it. The text on each each page has been replaced by its respective page number. Any ideas on how to fix this?
  9. ArYcEz

    Does playing loud music damage your headphones?

    I've recently bought some new headphones (ATH m50x.) My friend came over to check them out and I put the volume all the way up so we could both hear. Did I cause any permanent damage? I didn't use any sort of amp to make it loud or to provide more current, I've just plugged my headphones into my...
  10. F

    White vertical bar after laptop crashed on floor

    The screen of my Dell XPS501 has a vertical white bar of about 15 pixel width running all the way from top to bottom after the laptop fell down on the floor. The bar looks almost whiter than white as I can still see it on a white screen (eg Paint). The graphics card seems to be ok as the bar...
  11. G

    My laptop will turn on with the charger plugged in, but the battery won't charge?

    I have a Lenovo G50 and I dropped it earlier and the battery popped out but other than that I can't tell what specifically might have been damaged. The battery still has some power left in it but when I plugged it in it wouldn't charge. I took the battery out and plugged it in and it turned on...
  12. G

    Laptop Damage from Power Surge

    Today I had my laptop plugged into a wall outlet and on, but the lid was closed. I ran upstairs for a brief second and the power flickered off then back on in a second due to a thunder storm. Because of this, I'm wondering if something happened to my laptop. I didn't notice any physical damage...