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Digitizer does not work at all now

I replaced the digitizer and put my PDA back together, but the new digitizer does not work at all. The PDA comes on just fine but when it tells me to touch the screen to begin, no matter how many times I touch it, it will not respond. I sort of suspected the whole time that I was putting the new one in that it would not work anyway because the cable that comes out of it and attaches to the main board was located very slightly higher (toward the top of the unit) than the old one. Also, the cable itself was slightly longer, so that there was more slack when I connected it. This seems very strange to me, though, because in tiny print on the cable, I could see "x50v," so I know it it supposed to be the right part. I would appreciate your help. Thanks.

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Does the new digitizer have the same connector? does it fit in correcty? double check that its well in place, the slack does not matter at all.

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