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Homepage opens with 4 little duplicate screens after replacing monitor lcd cable. Everything works but 4 little equally sized screens appear upon boot up. Everything opens with 4 duplicate tiled scree

Any suggestions on why after changing monitor lcd cable I would have 4 screens appear equally sized with grey thick line directly horizontal in middle

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Did you plug one end in backwards?

Posted on Feb 20, 2014

Testimonial: "Took it all apart again. Cables are not reversible."

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  • James Krzeminski Feb 20, 2014

    Is it possible to reverse the lcd monitor cable? would it go on wrong?

  • kendrick Feb 20, 2014

    Alot of those micro cables have no little tab and can go in either way, upside down or right side up. Laptops are mostly hell to take apart, but if it was fine before. look at the old cable and see if it can be inserted either way that will give you a clue.You mighta' given a static shock to it. You didn't do your repairs in a carpeted room did you. Never fix a computer in a carpeted room, it makes those little blue static shocks when you walk on rug. They can ruin a computer.

  • James Krzeminski Feb 21, 2014

    My sons computer. The previous cable was shorted out by the left hinge where monitor opens. I'll have to take it all apart this weekend and see if i can reverse the lcd monitor connection. I will also turn computer on while opened up to look at screen before closing up again. What a pain to route cables and put back together! Thanks for your suggestion. I will let you know outcome as soon as I try.

  • kendrick Feb 21, 2014

    And Evan Mayo below said too, those cables don't seat easily sometimes, I'm figuring it's a standard flat flat cable with the, bare flat end, no connector of any sort on the cable the connector is on the board. They go in a little crocked sometime by such a small amount it' almost invisible the the eye. Sometimes they are not all, all, the way in. They can be decieving. They are so small and flimsy. Hope it's just the connect for you, although it is a little project getting a laptop open. If you didn't change any other thing, you should find something to do with that cable install. Godspeed.



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SOURCE: Notebook screen lines

IT may be simple as reseating the ribbon cable on the side of the LCD display- the initial problem indicated that, but now the cable may have become totally unseated. Otherwise it may be just a bad cable. Try plugging the Laptop into a CRT or external monitor, if the picture is fine, reseat or replace the connecting cable to the LCD panel in the laptop. Kegtapper

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SOURCE: Black Screen

listen the answer is this. screen resolution set to a incorrect setting or video driver installed is not compatible with the hardware in the lappy. what you do is this when you reboot the lappy press the F8 key until it give alist of options boot to safe mode uninstall video driver by going to device manager or reset display resolution in the display setting try the latter first then reboot.

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SOURCE: monitor problem

I am seeing many people have these type of problem. Why did it happen? I have a couple of vertical line on my LCD. If I applied a little pressure to flex or twist in. It does go away. What does it mean? What is the cause? Is it repairable?

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SOURCE: I have a Dell Inspiron 9300

if there is white line in the middle of the screen then first of all turn off the laptop and disconnect the ac adaptor and take out the battery and press and hold down the power button without the power cord and the battery for one minute and then turn on the computer with power cord and the battery and then check it out and still after that if u get it then check it out with the external monitor and if u get a good display in the external monitor then replace the lcd,but make sure that the screen is not broken from inside which u cannot touch and feel it.and if u get a good display in the external monitor then definately replace the lcd screen....good luck


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SOURCE: the screen on my laptop flickers colors and there

Lines on the screen means the LCD is bad and needs to be replaced. The inverter just makes sure the lcd turns on. That wouldn't cause lines on the screen.

Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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