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Samsung r70 will not boot just white screen

In the middle of screen there is a blue band running down

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Does the image cut in and out when you ben the screen? did it happen after a severe drop? It could be a loose or defective LCD cable or a broken screen. In both cases it is a difficult repair but it can be done, if you look for guides on how to open this laptop online you will find something, so at least you can check if your LCD cable is properly connected. I work for company that does Laptop repair in NYC and we do this repair frequently.

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No its probably the cable ...
easy way to test is to plug an lcd into the extenal monitor jack....if the pictures fine it will be the cable.

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This is a common problem with the Samsung R70.
The problem is that the mobile version of the nVidia 8400 and 8600 GPU's have a habit of overheating and then burning out after a few months.
Unfortunately this BGA chip is soldered to the motherboard, so it is almost impossible to replace without damaging the motherboard, unless you have a very expensive BGA rework station.


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