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Thinkpad T30 - LCD Not working

I dropped my T30 today and the lcd screen went blank -- dark blue. The laptop works with external monitor.

Any thoughts on how I might fix the lcd? I wonder if something came loose. It was dropped on carpet.

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I dropped my laptop and screen was verry hard to see unless u shined a bright light at it. the inverter just under the lcd screen happened to come unpluged. I dont know if i was just lucky or if this has happened to more people. I hope this helps some one else.

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I think you have a problem in the LCD or its cabling. First try checking the cabling. Otherwise change the LCD panel.
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