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As I open the lid of the laptop to view the screen (logging in etc) the display would flicker and eventually turn off at a certain point, say about 1/3 of the way. if I close the lid back to that point I can see what is on the screen again. I took the LCD apart to check the display cable, it looks fine. I reseated the cable to the board just to be sure. The problem is still unchanged. I noticed there seem to be a small magnet out of place, not sure where it came from and where it goes. Any help for both problems would be appreciated. I don’t think its the screen because when it comes on its perfect, It’s just when I move the lid.

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Sounds like it's off track a bit...i really can't say for sure... your best bet would be to just take it to a computer shop and let them deal with it (-_-)

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

  • xtremebiz Oct 11, 2010

    what do you mean off track a bit ? what does that mean? can you elaborate



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