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Images Display 4 Times on Screen - replaced LCD, inverter, & video cable...

I've changed out the LCD, inverter, and video cable on my Vaio PCG-K25 notebook but still see images 4 times on my screen - this includes BIOS, Windows XP SP2, & UBCD4Win live environments. See the image I've uploaded here but please disregard the blurriness, as that is my poor photography skills combined with an unsteady hand: http://picasaweb.google.com/DarrellDW/LCDProblem/photo#5118331511461660594. The 4 images I see on my screen are perfectly clear miniature versions of what I should be seeing. Has anyone else encountered anything like this? Any thoughts?

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    darrelld Dec 27, 2007

    Thanks for mentioning the external monitor. My Picasa picture description includes the fact that I can hook up an external monitor with no problems, but I forgot to mention that here. Image looks fine on an external monitor, which is why I replaced LCD, inverter, and video cable (in that order & not at the same time). Any other thoughts?

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    I have the exact same problem. any help would be appreciated

  • darrelld
    darrelld Mar 13, 2009

    I've blown out all connectors. Still no luck & still no solution. Anyone?

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Can you plug your computer to a regular monitor there is a video conector in the back of your computer so if the video is ok on the external monitor that means LCD inverter may not be the right one that you just did the replacement

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

  • Jose Ramirez Dec 29, 2007

    yeah you have open the computer and check all the video conectors and contacts that is due to a cross links from the video chip to the LCD conector so you may have to use a electronic spary cleaner to clean dust and probably some like water residuals or any little loose object on the inside computer

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