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Arg.. just ordered from the same site and they sent me the wrong lcd screen -.-

It wasn't even 17".
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oh man that sucks hope you called them up they should be able to fix that for you
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I tried exactly this screen replacement yesterday - I ordered the 1080p screen from the same company in Vancouver, my original screen is the 1600x900 AUO B173RW01 V.3, etc.

I ran into some trouble, however. The new screen only displays half of the image. The left half of the screen works fine, but the right half is black. Thin vertical stripes run down the center. (The original screen works fine, btw.)

I am wondering whether the new screen is simply defective, or whether I may have the wrong kind of LCD cable in my stock G73 - one that can only handle WXGA++ and not WUXGA.

I looked for the model number of the LCD cable for the G73, which is 1422-00PQ0AS (out of stock everywhere). The number on my stock cable is different, 1422-00Q00ASA517KS009470. This makes me think that I might have a different, lower-grade cable, but I have nothing to compare it with.

I've arranged to send back the screen I ordered. Should I try ordering another 1080p screen? Or do I need a different cable? Has anyone had similar problems?
post #14 of 14
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hmm i assume you tried restarting the pc and all?

mine didnt work properly until i restarted it.

anyway it may have been a defective screen im not sure about the cable.

mine is still working flawlessly
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