My problem is this I got a gateway profile 5 working perfect with a 15? lcd on I got a Gateway made by LG LM190E05 (SL)(01) 19?lcd for it to up grade my machine so I connected the 2 connectors that go on the motherboard their the same as the 15? and started the computer and all I get is the bright light from the lcd lamps but no video I was wondering if I need to change some wires on the video connector from the lcd or add a board or a driver to my gateway or something can you please help.
Gateway has multiple part numbers for the LCD inverter board. Part numbers V01216400103, V01216400104, and V01216400105
are for the Profile 5 and 5.5 series with a 15" monitor. Part number V01316500104 and maybe others are installed in Profile 5 and 5.5 with 17" and 19" monitors.
Also the LG part number for the 19" monitor provided in Gateway literature is LM190E02-A4. There is no mention of the LM190E05 SL in the product specs I have seen. Gateway does make special purpose runs and does change components without much much notice though.
The definitive source of exact information is Gateway Tech Support. It may cost you a couple of bucks to get answers, but the value added to your system with a 19" vs. 15" screen to say nothing of the viewing comfort should far outweigh the cost of accurate information.
Good luck with your upgrade. Please keep me posted on whatever you try be it successful or not. I too have a Profile 5.5 with 15" and have been considering the larger screen upgrade.
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davea47, Your monitor's internal "switchmode-power-supply" is probably having a problem. You may need to do some electrolytic filter capacitor replacement!!! Problem not new one!! You or qualified lcd monitor technician will need to open unit for inspection/evaluation of power supply board. Do some reading in the fixya profiles of "budmrtn" "buddymc" "12fixlouie" (me) and follow links you find there. After investigating your unit let us tech's here at fixya know what you will do to repair unit. 12fixlouie
kruwv, Use Gateway warranty first!!! Else gateway swapout+ cash for a factory refurbed unit if program exists. Did you un-plug unit from wall outlet and then reconnect power? Problem same? How old is unit? Approximate total "ON" Hours does unit have??? Do any of the buttons appear to be "stuck"?? Was unit working perfectly the "day" before? When strange things occur with CCFL backlit LCD displays I would first suspect the "switch-mode-power-supply" as area to look first. Read some of my other responses in my FIXYA profile for more options for repair. 12fixlouie
exchange your dell monitor to gateway monitor.If the monitor from dell showed the same problem when you connect it to gateway. you must install video card driver. and if the monitor from gateway showed the same problem when you connect it to dell adjust your contrast to full and the brightness to 50% and adjust the colors to 100%
Maybe internet is shut off on your phone?
Here are the internet settings for Cingular:
Internet Setting Cingular: Profile Name: Cingular GPRS setting: APN: wap.cingular User Name: WAP @ CINGULARGPRS.COM Password: CINGULAR1 (ALL UPPERCASE) Time Out: Off Primary Gateway IP: 22.214.171.124 Port: 9201 Secondary Gateway IP: 0.0.0.0 Port: 0 DNS Server:BLANK CSD setting:BLANK Dial in number NONE Query at Logon: (NO CHECK MARK) User Name Password Baud Rate Auto Line Type: ISDN Time Out Off DNS Server: Then go to your browser and enter the following settings: Profile Name: MEdia Net Homepage: device.home Network Link: Cingular MMS Settings: Profile Name: MMS over HTTP MMSC: http : //mmsc.cingular.com/ (No Spaces) Max Sending Size: 30K Network Profile: Cingular and T Mobile:Internet Setting T-Mobile T-MobileWeb Settings: Primary IP Address: 216.155.165.050 Secondary IP Address: (Blank) Access Point Name (APN): wap.voicestream.com Data Bearer: GPRS Profile Name: GPRS Username: (Blank) Password: (Blank) Home Page: http://wap.myvoicestream.com Picture Messaging Settings: Multi-Media Service Center (MMSC) Address: http://126.96.36.199/servlets/MMS Validity Period: 72 hours Hide ID option (if option exists): set to off, no, or disabled and Fido:Internet Setting FIDO Profile name: FidoWAP GPRS setting: APN: wap.fido.ca Username: fido Password: fido Timeout: 15 minutes Primary Gateway IP: 188.8.131.52 Port 8080 Secondary Gateway IP: (blank) Port: (blank) DNS Server: (unchecked) CSD Setting: Dial in number: (blank) Query at logon: (unchecked) Username: (blank) Password: (blank) Baud Rate: Auto Line type: Modem Timeout: Off DNS server: (unchecked) Then press Save. To get MMS working (what I haven't included are the blanks and all boxes should be unchecked unless specified) Setup-->Data Network Profile Name: Fido MMS APN: mms.fido.ca Username: fido Password: fido Timeout: 15 minutes Primary Gateway IP: 184.108.40.206 Port: 8080 Baud Rate: Auto Line type: Modem Timeout: off Then click SAVE. THEN Messages-->Service Setup-->Multimedia Message Default profile: FidoMMS (all other settings are to your preference) Tap the box beside Default Profile and ensure that FidoMMS is the default profile. Settings for MMS profile goes Profile name: FidoMMS MMSC: http://mms.fido.ca Max Sending Size: (your preference) Network Profile: Fido MMS and Rogers:Internet Setting Rogers Proxy Name: Rogers MMS Proxy Address: 172.25.0.107 Access Point: Rogers MMS Home: ((Set whatever page you like here)) Port Number: 8080 Authentication Type: HTTP-BASIC User Name: media Password: mda01 Access Point Name: Rogers MMS APN: media.com Authentication Type: PAP User Name: media Password: mda01 DNS: <> Linger Time: 180 MMS Accounts (Main Menu -> Messaging -> Messaging Settings -> MMS Settings) Profile Name: Rogers MMS Proxy: Rogers MMS Relay Server URL: http://mms.gprs.rogers.com
most likely is the power supply in the monitor. gateway LCD has a building power supply in the monitor. it supplies 38W to the lamp. since there is no display, it tells me that there is no power to the monitor. if try another monitor and it works fine. then the problem is the monitor. (dispaly lamp is good for 17 Years- according to the tech spec.) but the power supply is pushing too much power. other vendors max power is apporximately 30W.
make sure there is nothing behind the monitor and has good air flow. Since there is no fan in the unit. it need to vent the hot air natually.
Its a powersupply problem in your LCD screen, i had the same thing happen to me- i found a site where you can fix it yourself- heres the link. http://computerguru365.blogspot.com/2008/01/fix-that-lcd-flat-panel-monitor.html I did it and it works.
Make sure your VGA cable is seated properly. If it is seated OK, it could be the start of a problem with a backlight. When a backlight goes bad, it typically shows up as pink/red color where white should be displayed.