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Boot your pc in safe mode, then check,

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Update the video drivers and check the power settings option in control panel.If still problem persist go with system restore and if this doesn't work then restore the laptop to factory settings..

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Let me guess. Damaged Left hinge?

HP had a recall for this problem, but the recall has lapsed as of May 31, 2009.

The Pavilion dv9000 series, also has a problem with the graphics chip overheating, and burning up.

Yes, I know. Just a regular ray of sunshine.

Graphics chip:
1) Chip is a slang term for I.C.
Integrated Circuit.

2) A graphics chip is a GPU. Graphics Processing Unit.

The HP Pavilion dv9000 series of Notebook PC's use Integrated Graphics, as commonly do a very large percentage of notebook PC's.
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{Another term for Integrated Graphics is OnBoard Graphics.
On the motherBoard}

The GPU is an Nvidia GeForce 8600M GS, that uses the PCI Express technology.

The cooling system of this laptop (Notebook) has a poor cooling design for the GPU.

This causes the GPU to overheat, and burn up.
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I would like to suggest a simple test to see if the GPU is bad first., before going on to replacing the Lid Switch Module.

Hopefully it is just the Lid Switch Module, or perhaps another simple problem I will detail. My thoughts at present, are that it is another small problem.

The test requires plugging in a VGA monitor to the back of the laptop, and seeing if the graphics are good.
(CRT monitor. Looks like a small television set)
Do you have access to a VGA monitor?

[ Bypassing the Lid Switch Module requires removing these components to access it;
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2) Harddrive
3) Optical Drive
4) Switch Cover
5) Keyboard
6) Speaker Assembly
7) Display Assembly
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On the Left side of the laptop is a VGA port, to connect the VGA monitor to.
(Example of a VGA port:

Coming from the back of the laptop on the Left side, it is the second port.

VGA monitor plugged into laptop, power on.
Hold the fn key down, tap the F4 key.
Give the VGA monitor time to, 'Come to life'.

VGA monitor comes on?

GPU is good, time to go on with the diagnoses.

The Display Cable also routes through the Left Hinge.
This cable has the graphics signal cable, and the power cable for the LCD Display.

(The Microphone Cable also routes through the Left Hinge)

This cable is very small, and could have easily been pinched, which could cause breakage of the tiny copper wires, inside the insulation sheath of the cable.

If it is pinched, this MAY be visible by observing the plastic insulation of that cable. The cable does get slightly squished with normal usage, though.

With the Left Hinge being loose, and is hard to open anyway, the cable could have become stretched.

This would cause breakage of the tiny copper wires inside, and the outside damage to the insulation of the wire, may not be so readily apparent.

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Continuity test indicates the Display Cable is okay?

( The Display Cable disconnects from the motherboard, and from the Inverter, that is located in the Display Assembly.

The Inverter is what converts power for the LCD display screen, and also the Backlight Lamp.
The Inverter is a small circuit board, located behind the Display Bezel of the Display Assembly.

Cable disconnected from the motherboard, and from the Inverter, a continuity test of the Display Cable is done with a multimeter.

The multimeter is set to the 1K, or 10K scale.
An economical, but decent enough multimeter for this type of testing, can be purchased for around $12 to $15, from a local auto parts store )

Okay, now it's time to replace the Lid Switch Module.

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