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Monitor LCD of my sony vaio VGN CS 13 G/Q laptop is running blank. The monitor LCD light does not perform appropriately (its light is off. I can not read the monitor's LCD so I must add/connect external monitor to my laptop. please help me to fix it. thanks for helping Yosua Rambang

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Try attaching an external monitor to the laptop & see if you could get any display on it. If this is successful, then you might have either a faulty LCD cable or screen inverter board.
The LCD cable transfers data signal from the motherboard & video card to the LCD screen. It also supplies high voltage DC power to the screen inverter board. The screen inverter board works as a power supply for the backlight lamp mounted inside the LCD screen. It converts low voltage DC power to high voltage AC power needed for the backlight lamp.

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