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Lcd screen won't work on my satellite a205-4617

The laptop boots up ok everything seems to be working fine
i just don't have any picture on the screen. any ideas would be helpful
before i take it to a repair shop.

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  • bandit4d Nov 16, 2008

    Thank you for the response i did plug in a external monitor nothing happened. the screen gets light

    when it first boots up then goes dark with lines through it.i know it is working beacuse the finger print reader reads my finger print and gives me the ok sound.soi think everything is ok other then i have no picture.

    Thanks: bandit4d

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    how do you know everyting works fine? have plugged in an exteral monitor?

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I think the LCD circuit might be faulty or the lamp is defective.
Can you look closely to see any pixels switching on and off in dark background?
If the lamp/ lamp circuit is faulty it would be little cheap to fix.

Also please try with the external monitor once as leecom72 said ...

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