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Laptop At first there were lines going straight up/down on screen. as you open it half way, the screen would show icons,then go blank - what could be the problem? should we just try to invest in getting a new one or can we salvage this one?

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    THANKS A MILL MOCKIDOL,WE HAVE DONE THIS AND YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT ON THE CONNECTION THING.

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It would be a connection problem inside of the hinge connecting the screen and the base. Normally it costs you a couple hundred dollars just for the parts to replace that and if you need to have it professional installed I'd guess a total MINIMUM cost (Parts and Labor) of 600-700 dollars. My suggestion is to buy a new laptop but don't forget that most laptops have a VGA output that can be run to a monitor so you can salvage any data before scrapping it.

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