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DELL VOSTRO Display goes blank after it is more(than halfway open

When I open the laptop more than 45 degrees the screen goes black .all the lights stay lit. When I close it partially the display comes back on. anybody suggest a easy fix for the connection?, should this be performed by tech?

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  • kurtnash Jun 05, 2009

    Thank you ! not real clear on how to do this. The hinge cover caps do not seen to want to pry off. do I need to remove anything else?

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You should be able to remove the LCD hingecover and reeseat the video cable. But hte issue may be a damaged cable going thru the hinge assembly which would require a replacement LCD.http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/vos1500/en/sm/display.htm#wp1179838

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

  • IQUIT Jun 06, 2009

    instructions for removing the lcd hinge cover are here:
    http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/sy...

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