Windows 10: My screen suddenly shows rectangular set of pixels, the SSD/HDD lights are off, and I can't...

Discus and support My screen suddenly shows rectangular set of pixels, the SSD/HDD lights are off, and I can't... in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; I don't know what is happening. It suddenly turns like that. Is that a processor problem? I noticed that the light indicator for my HDD/SDD is off... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Siegfred=Sophia, Jun 13, 2021.

  1. My screen suddenly shows rectangular set of pixels, the SSD/HDD lights are off, and I can't...


    I don't know what is happening. It suddenly turns like that. Is that a processor problem? I noticed that the light indicator for my HDD/SDD is off whenever it happens. Can't use a keyboard, can't move the cursor. It can't be fixed if I will not force shutdown it by holding the power button. After reboot, it backs to normal. But yeah, it is unpredictable, it will happen anytime. I thought it will just happen whenever I use Zoom app with google, and more. But in the attached photo above, that is just a couple of minutes after I turned it on.Help ._.

    :)
     
    Siegfred=Sophia, Jun 13, 2021
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  2. Berton Win User

    SSD activity light for the taskbar...?

    Change your terms, SSD drives are much different from HDD, really have no activity as they don't have the mechanical component of the HDD. Have a look on this page:
    ssd activity indicator at DuckDuckGo
     
    Berton, Jun 13, 2021
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  3. wabamun2 Win User
    Have a light rectangular area in the middle of the laptop screen

    I am having issues with my laptop display. I have loaded the latest display drivers and still have the problem. I have a light rectangular area in the middle of the screen. It stretches from top to bottom and is about 4 inches wide. It's even there in safe
    mode. Windows 10.

    Thanks.

    Original title: display problem
     
    wabamun2, Jun 13, 2021
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  4. My screen suddenly shows rectangular set of pixels, the SSD/HDD lights are off, and I can't...

    Windows 10 can not optimize HDD, says it is a SSD Help

    Hi Steve,

    Thank you for posting your question in the Microsoft Community.

    Appreciate your efforts to work on this issue.

    • Does the BIOS recognizes the disk as HDD or SSD?

    Suggest you to set the Optimize Drives Service to start automatically from the services window to check if that helps.

    1. Open the run window, type ‘services.msc’ and press Enter.
    2. Search for Optimize Drives Service and select the start-up type as automatic. Also ensure to start the service.

    If you have set SATA controller to AHCI mode for Solid State Drive, in Device Manager it would show as SATA hard disk.

    Follow these steps:

    1. Click start, type “Defragment” and click “Defragment and Optimize your drives”.
    2. On the “Defragment and Optimize your drives” window. Make sure that your SSD is categorized as an SSD.
    3. If it’s not, then you can set it as a SSD on your bios. This way, you don’t have to exclude your SSD or disable any scheduled defragmentation.
    Disclaimer: Modifying BIOS/ complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) settings incorrectly can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from booting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the configuring
    of BIOS/CMOS settings can be solved. Modifications of the settings are at your own risk.

    Hope this helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed.

    Regards,

    Srimadhwa B

    Microsoft Community-Moderator
     
    Srimadhwa_B, Jun 13, 2021
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