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Lately over the last couple of weeks i have noticed that the graphics on my hp g62-105sa have started to play up and now it is getting really really really annoying!

Basically what happens is I will be sat on the internet or typing a document on word and then at a complete random interval my screen will shoot up to 100% brightness and at the same time my Aero bar will suddenly change to the default blue non transparent colour, and when i go into the settings to enable the transparency the feature has magically disappeared?? This happens whilst on battery or plugged in with my power settings set to balanced power saver or performance.

I am using windows 7 ultimate 64bit and the only modification i have made to this laptop is upgrading to 8gb ddr3 ram as i use this laptop for CAD projects at uni but only when i am away from my sig rig.

Has anyone else heard/experienced this kind of problem before?

This laptop has the Intel I3 330m cpu with the integrated HD graphics built into the core so is this an early warning that my graphics is failing? i have done all necessary updates to drivers and such.

i am at my whits end with this laptop as if it is not the screen problem annoying me its the STUPID location of the shortcut keys (like the calculator is more important then the control key according to HP???)

so if anyone does have a solution to this problem i would be more then grateful as they may have just saved a laptop from being thrown out the window!
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Thanos
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Benchy
(15 items)
 
Aspire 5755g
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 6600k @ 4.6 Asus Z170 deluxe MSI 980ti twin frozr 6G 8gb Corsair Vengeance DDR4 @ 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
256gb Samsung 850 pro Be Quiet dark rock pro 3 Windows 10 64bit 23 inch Samsung SA3000 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Qpad Mk 85 Corsair HX750 Fractal Arc Midi R2 Corsair M65 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.5Ghz HT on 24/7 GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 MSI 7970 [2PMD3GD5] @ 1270/1900 4x 4gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
3x WD GREEN 500GB 128gb OCZ agility 3 Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung S22A350H Qpad mk-85 (Cherry Red switches) Corsair HX750 Handmade Test Bench 
MouseAudio
X7 (I didn't buy it) Plantronics Gamecom 780's 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2670QM Bios unlocked NVIDIA GT540M (OC GT55M Speed) 8gb 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD 750gb Samsung 840 pro SSD Removed for SSD! what cooling? burning 
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