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Problem with screen

I am having a problem with my screen. It has some sort of bad connection in the screen or behind the screen. Some times the screen will have some horizontal lines and some times it will start going white with fine black spots. This might sound bad, but if you tap the back of the screen you can get it to clear up. I'm resonably sure its not the inverter. Thanks

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    Andrew Hawkins Feb 15, 2009

    I already pulled the screen off, cleaned the contacts of the ribbon cable and plugged it back in. It made an improvment but didn't fix it. I also unplugged both connectors on the inverter and plugged them back in. Still nothing. Thanks for your reply


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Hi there
Obviously a disgruntled Fixya member!!!

Ok, it sounds like you just have a bad connection either at the inverter end (bottom of screen) ot the cable that goes to the top behind the screen has worked loose.
To fix this, you might have to remove the lid from the base of the laptop, but i find that unscrewing the bezel (plastic that surrounds the screen) and removing the plastic and re-seating the connections again, you have to be carefull though as the ribbon cable behind the screen is fragile.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!!

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