It is not working. Actually we can see the screen a tiny bit (on the laptop itself) but so faintly that we can't see the mouse arrow enough to use it for transporting data to a flash drive. Plugging it into another screen doesn't work at all
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Re: plugging into a different screen doesn't work
The Cold fusion lamp in your LCD and or the invertor board for the LCD could be bad that is the reason why a faint image . As for the external monitor you should enable it by the Fn+F5/F6/F7 key by pressing it twice at boot up before windows is fully loaded - this to ensure that the external monitor works with your laptop . If the resolution setting and frequency is not comaptible with external monitor you connect then you wont have display on your external monitor . Start windows in safe mode .
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You didn't give much info to work with, but, Could be a couple of things. 1) The backlighting (CCFL) may be out. If you can see the desktop as a faint image in a very bright light I would suspect the CCFL, there is a tiny switch that shuts down the backlighting when you close a laptop, sometimes it can get stuck. Also if the laptop is dropped, jarred, etc. 2) the wiring to the CCFL could be pinched, broken, and the obvious the Light itself may have burned out. 3) There is a ribbon cable that connects the monitor to the motherboard that may have a bad connection.
It seems that you may have lost connection to the keyboard inside the machine or it could be the plug itself. Most of the ones i couldnt fix went online and got the on screen keyboard. Its a bit unusual to use but it buys time until u get a new computer or find someone local to check the internal connections.
This can be the camera, the cable or the port (PC). Try it in another port and then if nothing a different computer. If you leave the cable plugged in then sometimes the port doesn't wake up and show a device detected or the cable gets yanked stepped on etc and is damaged. The camera itself can have its port fail.
The majority of the time just changing the port "fixes" this. The next usual suspect is the cable. The data cable is fairly cheap and available at most stores think walmart for cheap and camera store for expensive replacements. If the camera is the problem, and you will only know for sure after trying the ports and possibly a new cable you have a couple of options. It isn't that common but does happen.One is getting the camera replaced or repaired (check for any warranty) or just remove the memory card and use a card reader on your desktop or laptop to transfer. This is actually quite a bit faster than the cable anyway.
The ports on the pc can go out but that can be a driver needing to be re-installed or an actual hardware issue. If the port works with other usb devices such as a printer etc then it isn't the port. You can buy a usb port card for under $20 if it is.
if it's just small marks then you could probably get rid of it with windex or even just a bit of water on a paper towel. If they are scratched, try using a fluoride base toothpaste on the screen. Rub it in with a paper towel then wipe it off. It might help to fill in the scratches.
When you turn your laptop to different angles can you see extremely faint graphics? Try shining a bright light at it an turn it at a 60 degree angle to your eyes. If you can see any graphics then your inverter board is bad. It it located just below the screen in front of the keyboard. The inverter itself is very inexpensive (about $12). Having someone install it shouldn't take more than 45 minutes. Let me know if this helps you.
It's sort of a solution, but I work in a computer shop and got this screen in yesterday. I looked at it closely and it's actually the backlight that died. I pulled it apart and found that three of the 820uF/20V capacitors had swollen up. If you replace them then you should be fine, but I went for a different approach and took the inverter board from a laptop and put the in the screen and used an external power supply. It's a bit dark but it works fine now.