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Weird colors after opening and cleaning Acer Aspire 3614WLMi

Hi,
I opened my laptop to clean the fan, when I put the whole thing back together, I had weird colors on the screen (huge patches of red, flashing pixels...), I could not even see what was happening on the screen!
I then checked the LCD connectors, one was a bit bent, I put it straight, replugged it and rebooted. Now the screen is far better, I can see much more, but instead of the black color, I have a fluorescent green....
I did not touch the graphic chip at all (Mobile Intel (R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family), and cleaned with compressed air.
Any ideas?
Thank you very much

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    I've just re-checked and they are all fine, at least, they do look like that. Thanks anyway :)

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Did you check and straighten all pins as I have found out the hard way that usually its more than one pin

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