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laptop xp screen


denis93

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my niece has an xp laptop,the screen has went blank and is now showing coloured up and down lines,i plugged a monitor into it,and the monitor is showing normal xp screen,what can i do,as the monitor is not hers and she cant afford one

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buteman

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denis93

£94 on e-bay then you have to pay someone to fit it.

Maybe best putting towards a new one.

Suggestion from one of the others just to plug it into the T/V could work out best if only using it at home.

Maybe use it that way until she can get it repaired or till she can afford a new one.

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onthelimit1

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I can't find that specific model, but have a look at the manual for the M45 to see if it's similar herepage 2-17 check 5 suggests that your problem could be caused by a dodgy connection at one end or other of the cable between mobo and screen (it flexes every time the lid is moved). I've cured a number of similar problems by reseating the connections. If you are comfortable with taking a laptop to bits, it may be worth a try.

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denis93

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thats way over my head,i think she will just have to get a monitor for it,thank you and every one else for your help and time.

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onthelimit1

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OK. I've bought LCD monitors of ebay for a tenner, so may be worth considering.

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