Question about HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
Zd8000 powers up, all works fine. One day red tinge when starting up on screen - lasted only a few seconds. Then screen just went out.
Works with an external monitor. Checked settings, drivers, bios. All is fine
And on a certain angle looking at my zd8000 LCD - you can faintly see whats on screen.
The power inverter needs to be replaced. it involves removing the LCD opening the LCD bezel and swapping parts. Power inverters and much cheaper then LCD screens. You can take the LCD apart and find the part number on the power inverter or just search for one for your model laptop.
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
Sounds like your display went out to me. You may be able to replace it yourself, depending on your skill level/experience with electronic repairs. At any rate you'll need to find a reasonably priced replacement screen. I usually find New and Used ones on ebay and laptops for parts there and other internet classifieds and auction sites. You could also get a replacement through HP, but at an inflated price I'm sure. Since yours went out and it's not a simple repair, I would only consider a new replacement screen and after figuring the cost, resources that your laptop has compared to a new replacement, and time involved, only then would I determine whether it's worth repairing or not?
On the other hand, you could check the ribbon cable that connects the display to your Graphics card on the Board and re seat it to see if that cable has come loose causing your very dim display. My experience would lead me to expect the LCD to have run it's course though.
Happy tinkering and Good luck.
Posted on Apr 30, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 26, 2015 | AOC 193FW LCD Monitor
Aug 13, 2013 | ASUS Computers & Internet
Mar 31, 2010 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...
Mar 13, 2010 | HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
Nov 25, 2009 | Nokia N70 Cellular Phone
Oct 20, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR160ET Notebook
May 23, 2009 | Gateway FPD1975W 19" LCD Monitor
May 08, 2009 | Televison & Video
Nov 17, 2008 | HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
Aug 28, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite 1135-S125 Notebook
Sep 30, 2010 | HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
335 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!