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Broken Screen! My little sister stepped on the screen and cracked it horribly, so i tried hooking up a DIFFERENT monitor (which was fairly new) i turned it on, and it WORKED! but only up to the WINDOWS XP start up screen and the blue screen that tells you its checking "disk C" once its done counting to 100, the monitor shuts off, and in the middle a blue box pops up saying "POWER SAVING" and thats ALL it will let me do. Please help. thanks.

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Re: Broken Screen!

If you dig around in google shopping, you can find replacement LCD's. Something similar like this maybe ->

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Re: Broken Screen!

If you look on the key board cloured blue is the FN key and a monitor looking key. (remember coloured blue) press them similtaneously your external monitor should return.  On my machine it is the FN key and F4 yours mabe the same.  Please comeback and tell me how you got on.

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It indeed is a fairly easy repair in case of your Acer. However you will need a replacement screen which would cost a lot if you order it new. You might be better off searching ebay for a broken "donor" laptop (make sure it's exactly the same model, as even similar models with same screen dimensions might have different connectors or inverters - I learned the hard way ;)

Good luck,

Nov 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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Lcd monitor

Is the LCD monitor broken with a cracked screen or is it just not displaying an image?
If the screen is cracked then it needs to be replaced.
If there is no image on the screen and it is not physically broken then the fault could be an inverter problem or a faulty CCFL lamp.
For service, parts and DIY info on LCD screens check out LCD Parts, click on this link to their WEB site : -

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My Dell inspiron 6000 has a LCD screen broken from inside. The display shows pieces with different colors and random shapes when turned on. When I connect to an external monitor, it works fine. I am...

The LCD is trashed, you might be able to salvage the Backlights but that is fairly tight work. Replacement LCDs are around $150 or so on EBay and fairly easy to install.

Oct 04, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Not display the screen

Have you tried connecting it to an external monitor...?

If you get picture on the external monitor, then you have a bad LCD screen, buy a new LCD screen and install it.

If you still don't get picture on the external monitor then you will need a new video card or new motherboard. Sometimes hooking a laptop up to an external monitor can be tricky, most of the time the PC will just pick it up automatically though.

Is your machine actually powering on...? and continuing to run,..? Then it is a video problem and try the steps I listed above. If it is not on, or turns off after a little while, then you have more troubleshooting to do before it can be diagnosed.

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External monitor on Laptop not receiving a signal

When you start your computer, keep hitting the F8 key. you will get a menu that comes up.. Choose the VGA mode.. this will stop the computer from loading video drivers and will allow you to install the new monitor. 
Give that a try.. Hope it helps... let me know

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Broken Screen

Do you still have a warranty on the computer?
Does the credit-card that you used to purchase the computer have an "all perils" clause, i.e., will they fix anything that you broke?

I would take the computer & the screen-from-eBay to a qualified technician, and have him/she do the replacement work.

May 31, 2009 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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ACER cracked screen..external monitor???

Hi there.
The keyboard toggle you are using is the correct one.
Sometimes you have to hit Fn + F5 a couple of times to stay on there is no real set time. Make sure Fn + F6 is on so the laptop screen stays on.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

Apr 21, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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A small portion of monitr screen is solid black with no display.

Sounds like you have a broken screen.
Is there a crack along the edge of the black area?
If you apply a little finger pressure in the black area does it change color? If it doesn't change color then you you have a cracked screen.
Therefore you need a replacement screen.
Check out for parts

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Toshiba laptop cracked screen

you can use external monitor, but best option is to replace the cracked screen. Take a tour of toshiba service centre.

Thanks and Good Luck

Jun 26, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 Notebook

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Lcd screen is on, but blank - nothing - no desktop comes up

Have you made sure it's not just switched over to external monitor? Check by holding the "Fn" button (usually at the bottom left of the keyboard) while pressing the key (often one of F1-F12) marked with different monitors. On mine this is F5. This may toggle it back if you have toggled it off by accident.

If it really is broken, I'd say $200 for a new one is a fair deal, at least if the computer itself is fairly up to date and powerfull.

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