I would connect an external monitor. If the picture is good, either your laptop monitor has gone bad or a monitor cable has gone bad or come loose. If the external monitor has the same problem, it is probably your video card.
Own a Predator Laptop? Then I bet you have learned a thing or two from beststevie. He has been helping out in this forum for quite a while and it's about time we recognized him for it. Thanks beststevie!