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post #11 of 16
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Check the connections to the motherboard, not just the screen. You might off inadvertently pulled one of the cables too much and out the socket. Even if the screen is dead, the inverter should still light up.
Everything looks plugged in. Does that mean the inverter is bad? Could the old cracked screen have messed it up?
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Well usually the inverter and screen are one unit so it may just be a dud screen. To test if its the inverter, turn your lappy on and let it boot, then put it under a strong light source and tilt the screen, if its just the inverter you should be able to make out the display on the screen....it will be very very faint. If that works, its the inverter and in which case you should RMA.
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Well usually the inverter and screen are one unit so it may just be a dud screen. To test if its the inverter, turn your lappy on and let it boot, then put it under a strong light source and tilt the screen, if its just the inverter you should be able to make out the display on the screen....it will be very very faint. If that works, its the inverter and in which case you should RMA.
It appears it's the screen. Ebay lol. I used a small lamp with a 75 watt bulb to look at the screen, and I couldn't see a thing.

Thanks for the help everyone!
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Hard luck dude, its happened to me in the past, return it and if possible get a refund and order a better one off a website that has some rep to make sure you get a replacement that will work for you.
Good look buddy
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Hard luck dude, its happened to me in the past, return it and if possible get a refund and order a better one off a website that has some rep to make sure you get a replacement that will work for you.
Good look buddy
Eh, it was from a top rated seller, so I shouldn't have any trouble. Hopefully I'll get a working one and won't be out a ton from shipping lol.
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post #16 of 16
Stick to your guns and give em hell, that's my moto when it comes to a troublesome ebay purchase, if you give them enough hassle you usually get the problem resolved without the use of violence or course language.

Seriously speaking, i hope you get it sorted out mate.
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