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My laptop screen is broken

by Snorism / December 24, 2012 2:03 AM PST

My brother threw a battery on hte laptop screen now there is a weird white and black margine showing on the screen

can anyone help me?

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No. You get it fixed or you replace the LCD.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 24, 2012 2:07 AM PST

Laptop LCD replacements run around 100. But do you do your own replacement? If not, add another 100.
Bob

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Details matter
by Willy / December 24, 2012 2:48 AM PST

If the LCD itself is broken then only a replacement LCD will do. No amount of s/w fiddling or putzing around will fix it if its a h/w breakage. depending on your laptop this boils down the ease of repair, if you're capable to follow through. Otherwise, as already stated then a repair shop is the next stop. You may want to check YouTube for instruction or informative ways of repair or enter your laptop model# and see where it leads. If this is a popular laptop, you'll have someone that already done this. I suggest further, if cost is too much or laptop is much older, rethink this and just buy another laptop being the better course to take. Up to you and your skills.

You want help, provide "full details" of your PC.

tada -----Willy Happy

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laptop screen broken help
by clembotech / December 24, 2012 4:57 AM PST

I have fixed many of these with similiar problem. Kids get mad and punch screen, etc.. Anyway you can use an external monitor until you get screen replaced. Check eBay for used or Amazon for new screen. I charged my customers about $90 for labor and then between $60 and $160 for another screen. Replacing a screen can be a pain. You need lots of patience. Check YouTube for replacement instructions. clembotech

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by mariacateria / December 25, 2012 2:09 PM PST

change one . Blush

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