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My ibook a1005 powers on, but the screen wont display nothing. stays dark. Please help

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the fault might be from the screen flex or screen inverter.

To confirm this, connect your ibook a1005 to an external monitor and if there is a display, then the screen inverter or flex is the cause of the problem and it needs to be replaced for there to be a display on your ibook a1005 screen.

But if there is no display when you connect the ibook a1005 to an external monitor, please let me know.

Take care.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

  • beautifulgal Jul 19, 2010

    walesarumi suggested that I should connect my ibook a1005 to external monitor inorder to trouble shoot why my ibook A1005 screen wont display, i dont know how to connect it to external monitor. I didnt see any connection port to do that. Please, kindly explain step by step on how to connect ibook A1005 to external monitor. Please help.

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    Walesarumi Jul 19, 2010


    follow the steps in the apple link and find out the type of cord that will be needed. And also the steps how to do the connections:

    If you don't have the VGA cord, you can borrow it from a friend.

    Good luck.



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