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The monitor on my Vostro doesn't work. i can use an external monitor to work. has there been a common problem i can try to fix?

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You're external monitor means that the motherboard and graphics card/chip are good.

I take it have done this your are happy using the keyboard switch between internal and external monitors.

That leaves a failed or badly connected LCD screen.

First disconnect all power, remove batteries.

If its like other Dells, there's a plate between the keyboard and the screen hinges.

Check for screws first, but these plates can often be removed by, very carefully, prising this plate off. it just clips into place.

Once removed, look for screen connectors, invariably ribbon connector with a wide thin plug at the end, make sure they are home properly. One is the screen anther is for the inverter.

If you don't find the connectors there, they are probably under the keyboard.

After this, if not successful, I would suggest going to a repair shop.

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I think ur laptop screen lamps are not working.open its back and remove its lamp module and clean its points with rubber and put it again in ur laptop maybe it will be ok otherwise change this module..

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