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Screen on my laptop is slowly going to gone

by normwentz / November 10, 2008 10:08 PM PST

Dell 1100 inspiration windowsxp home, my screen started acting up i would boot up get on line and 2 minutes later lose my screen, and I could close my laptop open up again and it would work for a while now that is not working . I can hear it working in the background but n picture now?? Do I need a video card? and where is it?.. Thanks for any reply .. Lineman

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You don't want to know
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2008 10:10 PM PST

How expensive that is to fix. Since it runs about 1/2 the cost of a new laptop let's hope you kept the warranty in force. The 1100 didn't have a video card like your desktops. That "card" is just parts on the motherboard. The likely failure are the cables from the motherboard to the LCD or the motherboard.
Bob

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?
by normwentz / November 11, 2008 12:20 AM PST
In reply to: You don't want to know

DO they have junkyards for laptops on line?? If possible I was going to price the wiring to screen possible mboard

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The biggest junkyard for such I know of is...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 11, 2008 12:35 AM PST
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Ebay.

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