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2/3 of my laptop screen is broke the top third works and you can see the computer working fine above the broken part

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It is best if you consult the manufacturer of your Laptop because the unit will need repairing or an LCD replacement. you may also want to consult the warranty status of the laptop because repair may cost you above $300

should you have other questions, just let me know.

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Hp pavilion dv7-4165dx black screen


A blacked-out screen doesn't necessarily indicate a broken monitor.
If the computer has run out of charge or is in hibernation or sleep mode,


if the screen is too dark, or if the display cable has come disconnected from the motherboard, the screen may appear black or fail to turn on.


To fix a blacked-out laptop screen, troubleshoot the screen settings, check the LCD connector and see if the computer is awake and receiving power.


Touch the touchpad or move the external mouse to see if the computer is asleep or hibernating. If the computer fails to respond, press "Enter" on the keyboard.


Press the power button if the screen remains black.

Confirm that the power indicator light, found at the front of the computer or above the keyboard, is glowing solid green or blue.


Confirm that the power adapter is plugged into the computer and into a wall outlet. Confirm that battery indicator light is glowing solid green or blue.


Hold down the "Fn" key. Press the up-arrow to see if the screen brightness increases.
Some computers also use the "F6" or "F7" keys to increase screen brightness.


Hold down the power button for 10 seconds to turn off the laptop.
Remove the AC adapter from the computer, close the screen, and then turn the PC over.


Slide the battery latch to eject the battery. Pull the battery out of its compartment.


Turn the computer back over, open the lid, and insert the edge of a flathead screwdriver or other flat, solid object beneath the bezel above the keyboard.


Wedge the edge of the keyboard bezel off of the top cover.
Work your way along the edge of the keyboard bezel to loosen it.
Pull the bezel off the laptop.


Trace the cable coming from the laptop screen to the connector found beneath the bezel. Reconnect the display cable to the motherboard if the cable has come loose from the connector.

Line up the tabs on the bezel with the slots along the top of the keyboard. Insert the right edge of the bezel into the gap above the keyboard, and then push the bezel back in place.


Turn the computer back on. If the laptop screen is still blacked out, connect an external monitor to the video port on the side of the PC to confirm that the video card isn't defective.

If the external monitor works, the LCD screen could be broken.

If the monitor doesn't work, the motherboard or video card might need to be replaced.


Hope this helps




Nov 26, 2012 | PC Desktops

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THE LCD OF MY LAPTOP IS BLOCK OUT..


If you mean your Laptop screen is blacked out ?

A blacked-out screen doesn't necessarily indicate a broken monitor.
If the computer has run out of charge or is in hibernation or sleep mode,


if the screen is too dark, or if the display cable has come disconnected from the motherboard, the screen may appear black or fail to turn on.


To fix a blacked-out laptop screen, troubleshoot the screen settings, check the LCD connector and see if the computer is awake and receiving power.


Touch the touchpad or move the external mouse to see if the computer is asleep or hibernating. If the computer fails to respond, press "Enter" on the keyboard.


Press the power button if the screen remains black.

Confirm that the power indicator light, found at the front of the computer or above the keyboard, is glowing solid green or blue.


Confirm that the power adapter is plugged into the computer and into a wall outlet. Confirm that battery indicator light is glowing solid green or blue.


Hold down the "Fn" key. Press the up-arrow to see if the screen brightness increases.
Some computers also use the "F6" or "F7" keys to increase screen brightness.


Hold down the power button for 10 seconds to turn off the laptop.
Remove the AC adapter from the computer, close the screen, and then turn the PC over.


Slide the battery latch to eject the battery. Pull the battery out of its compartment.


Turn the computer back over, open the lid, and insert the edge of a flathead screwdriver or other flat, solid object beneath the bezel above the keyboard.


Wedge the edge of the keyboard bezel off of the top cover.
Work your way along the edge of the keyboard bezel to loosen it.
Pull the bezel off the laptop.


Trace the cable coming from the laptop screen to the connector found beneath the bezel. Reconnect the display cable to the motherboard if the cable has come loose from the connector.

Line up the tabs on the bezel with the slots along the top of the keyboard. Insert the right edge of the bezel into the gap above the keyboard, and then push the bezel back in place.


Turn the computer back on. If the laptop screen is still blacked out, connect an external monitor to the video port on the side of the PC to confirm that the video card isn't defective.

If the external monitor works, the LCD screen could be broken.

If the monitor doesn't work, the motherboard or video card might need to be replaced.


Hope this helps





Nov 17, 2012 | Compaq PC Desktops

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The screen on my hp laptop is black ... the computer seems fine because I plugged in the screen from my pc and everything is working fine ... what can I do to get my laptop screen to turn on!??!


It is quite possible that the link of the LCD has broken up maybe on the hinge side. So it will be important to have the laptop taken apart to check the continutiy of the flexible membrane strip fromt he mother board to the display section.
If there is no break then the possibility of the display drivers being faulty is high which might require help from a reputed service centre.

Oct 29, 2010 | PC Desktops

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No boot device available..hangs up on black screen


Generally this problem is because of storage device.

If you have basic knowledge of hardware then feel secure and follow the steps else you can try on your own risk.Don't feel nervous you also can do it easily.

here you go..
  1. firstly unscrew all the screw of your case and see your hard disk.
  2. Then follow the wire that connect from hard disk to motherboard.
    (tips, usually there are two wire one is connected to power supply and another to motherboard) see to the below pic ..
  3. carefully unplug and plugin the wire.
  4. run your system. if it works feel your are lucky or else repeat the third step again and again until you get.
    (tips. better if you change your wire)
Or you can check whether your hard disk works fine or not. For it you can connect your hard disk to another system and check it. if it works fine then follow the above step else change your device.

last option is to knock the door of computer service. ; )

If you can fix, why pay?
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Oct 09, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

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My laptop screen isnt working but the cpu itself works. I hooked up an external monitor & it works fine! I tried the FN F5 toggle & still no results


It can be that the connection strip that runs through the hinges is broken and cut the supply to the diplay, so check this out.
It can also be a failure of the display drive, the motherboard or a power issue.
But for all the above you will need to open the laptop to check.

Sep 29, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My Dell 1521 was working perfectly until this morning. When I tried starting it later today, the LCD screen no longer worked. The top third of the screen is fine. The bottom two thirds are covered by lines...


Your LCD has either gone bad or the ribbon needs to be reseated.

Carefully pry the plastic cover that runs parallel with your LCD. You will see the ribbon to the monitor. Press the connector down and make sure it didn't come loose.

Restart Windows.

If that doesn't work, then you will need to replace the LCD screen. You will not have to replace your lid...just the LCD. That should save you some money.

Hope this helps.

Feb 23, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Power button on front bezel broke and 2 of the little spider legs broke off. cannot turn computer. need oem button or replacement button. wires are fine. emachines T2042


dude it's probably simpler to get a new case (with a working power botton) that you can use with the internal components than to get a replacement for your power bottom (for which the only feasible option would be emachines and chances are the product could discontinued)
you have a midtower (more than likely is an ATX Case) and you may be able to get one for less than 40 bucks at tiger direct.
putting everything onto the new case may take some time and may cost you extra (get a friend to do it for ya for a few bucks, it's not hard at all but it takes care and patience plus above average knowledge on computers)

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Computer wont charge. Plugged up and still wont charge. Is it internal, battery or charger?


I'm not asking if the computer will charge, I'm asking if when you have it plugged in does the computer operate normally. You should be able to take the battery out of a laptop and plug in the computer in and the computer should still operate.

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