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Display Problem My display will start flickering on right side and will totally blank out with different colors and them come back. When i change resolution it will clear up and may operate normally for 10-20 minutes and then start flickering again. i go in and adjust again and it clears up and cycle starts all over again. I just changed system board as ATI Mobility card is on board. This took out the checker board pattern on top half of screen but flickering cycle is still there. Any advice?

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  • JCiwjS Mar 08, 2008

    Hi, Mike

    Source for parts and manual to repair?

  • JCiwjS Mar 08, 2008

    Thanks Mike

    I paid for chat with eagle338. you should get part of fee!

    I lost chat session with him when i went to find new driver download and really didn't get much help. It sounds like you have personally handled this problem before. Thanks.

  • JCiwjS Mar 08, 2008

    Found several inverters on ebay. I changed system board successfully, is changing inverter a big deal?

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Hi,

Inverters On The way Out.
Try gently Pinching the screen at the top and bottom of where its Faulty ( On the Plastic casing ) Not the actual LCD.

Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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  • Mike Waldron Mar 08, 2008

    Hi Buddy,



    Found this repair manual:-

    http://computerdoc.homestead.com/DRSILap...

    They Charge $9.99.

    Should be a fully comprehensive strip down to re-build.

    And these may be able to help With Spares:-

    http://www.anylaptopspares.com/categorie...

    If these prove to be unsuccesful, or too expensive i,d suggest regular visits to e-bay, and pickup a faulty one with damaged Motherboard.

    If i can assist further.



    Please feel free to post here.



    Mike @ compurepair.

  • Mike Waldron Mar 08, 2008

    Hey,

    No problem, glad i could help.

    I don,t think it,ll be the display drivers personally but worth a try.

    I deal more with the actually repairing laptops.

    thankyou very much for the rating.

    Don,t let the computer break the bank, some times they,re more to get fixed.

    At worst case i,d think new LCD And inverter Board.

    Go inverter first 90% cheaper.



    Regards mike @ compurepair.

  • Mike Waldron Mar 08, 2008

    HI,

    The inverters a small board about 1" by 6" approx.

    it,s just the mater of getting into the lcd panel.

    IT will be at the bottom centre of the monitor screen.

    The Inverter is what keeps the current flowing to the cfl tube, converting the current, upto 150volts.

    Once your in te screen, its a simple remove-replace board, 1 cable usually 2 core to inverter board/tube. and a multi-core to screen.

    if you get stuck or need fuurther assistance during installation. im here for you.

    Regards mike @ Compurepair.


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