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My dell latitude d520 was working fine and now when I am on my screen starts running lines from left to right across the screen and then goes blank or black and sometimes comes back on and sometimes it dont

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  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    I have a similar problem, sometimes the screen goes black and didn't return usual, This happens when I installed the intel video driver, eg, a driver downloaded from intel's site, The solution is download the dell video driver, eg, download from dell's site. Since then my d520 never had the same problem again.

    Dell manufacture its own motherboards, then they implement how they like, including some changes ¬¬. That's why the original intel driver has problem with this motherboard.

    I hope that can help you 2 :)

  • christian Abong May 11, 2010

    i hope can help you,

    there's a problem hardware of your laptop optional problem( video, LCD)



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If you tap the back of screen and it goes on and off chances are its loose ribbon cable ,
every time you open and close lid , it will tug on it a bit, if the light goes off then inverter problem

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