Question about Apple 15" PowerBook G4 Aluminum 1.67 GHz LCD Display (p/n 1002587) (661-3749 1002587) Mac Notebook

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Display won't turn back on

Hi, Re: G4 Powerbook 15"  I dropped the laptop and lost my wireless internet connection -  airport was not longer found.  I opened up the battery compartment to reseat the airport card and now that I've closed it back up and restarted, it sounds like it's started, but I get no display - it's completely black.  
any ideas?
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  • fezwench Jul 21, 2008

    thanks - that worked as far as the display turning back on. Now I'm just wondering what to do about the wireless connection - do you suggest purchasing a new airport card?

    thanks a lot

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You may need to open it up again and remove first the airport card and turn it back on and if that boot your computer there's a possibility that your airport is causing the problem and the airport may be loose and touching some other parts on it.

Hope that helps...........

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