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You could read through the service manual, and just disconnect and reconnect the connector cable attaching the motherboard to the screen on the off chance that it's a bad connection, but A good rule of thumb is somebody who sees your post should be able to relatively get close to being able to replicate the project with the information you've provided Filter You should probably contact Gateway to see if it is seperate on your laptop as replacing LCD screens usually cost a lot of money and it may be better just to permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]-squishi- 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago(3 children)Right on! http://htmltemplatesfree.net/is-my/is-my-laptop-kaput.html

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]holden1792 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(0 children)Hmm.. Not many. yoyo Moderator 04-Sep-2011 20:55 #2 danjo-xxsaid: I have a monitor connected to my laptop and tonight I was switching from the monitor to laptop and got two wide white bands across This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-my-laptop-monitor-kaput.174156/

I would think about replacing it with the same make(lots of spares!!) DaveBurnett, Oct 26, 2003 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(4 replies)load more comments(1 reply)[–]hokiepride 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)I'm interested in doing this with my Fujitsu T4220 screen, but I'd really like to keep the functionality But I'm still not sure if it's worth it to get it fixed or just spend a grand on a new laptop.

No, create an account now. Is my laptop monitor kaput? Lasted almost 4 years before it maliciously decided to get rained on. I wish to acquire that knowledge one day.

If your external display uses VGA, DVI or HDMI instead, you can also get a DisplayPort adapter cable, allowing you to connect your VGA, DVI or HDMI display to the laptop's Some docking stations have two ports for connecting two monitors, allowing for a dual monitor display even with the laptop closed. I then try to pass any and all knowledge that I ... http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=505871 Blase Blah 7,570 views 4:12 How To Connect Laptop to HDMI Flat Screen LCD Monitor - Duration: 7:21.

EDIT: Also is that the YRS 2014 sticker? permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(1 reply)load more comments(1 reply)[–]WhatABirch 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)When I read these I feel like everyone knows cool things to do with whatever is laying around permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]MingusDew691 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(2 children)Awesome! ressem Registered User 06-Sep-2011 16:31 #10 The drivers are listed.

I put on a pair of magnifiers and noticed that there are tabs on the ends of the socket, so you can't just pull it off.More CommentsAbout This Instructable 84,546views19favoritesLicense:mfrontutoFollow68Bio: Hi http://geekdrop.com/content/laptop-to-external-monitor-settings The F key to be used may be labeled as CRT/LCD or have a picture of a monitor on the key or close to the key. The LCD I used was a really decent 1920x1080 panel with something like 95% sRGB - just seemed like a shame to waste it. permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(3 replies)[–]jellyman93 17 points18 points19 points 2 years ago(17 children)jesus, lenovo.

tap @ bootup select "Enable VGA Mode" (advance boot Options)... weblink Well done. permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(1 reply)[–]ChillyKitten 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago(0 children)This is such a cool idea! permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(6 replies)[+][deleted] 2 years ago(1 child)[deleted] [–]epileftric 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago*(0 children)I didn't know* there was a MS solution for that.

Please be informed that the approximate charge involved in the service is $169.00." Gateway also said they'd send me the proper shipping materials. This feature is not available right now. Great idea. http://htmltemplatesfree.net/is-my/is-my-laptop-a-goner.html permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Starlightbreaker 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(0 children)Old mobo northbridge chipset cooler + thermal tape works wonder. ....that, if you have laying around..if not, small copper heatsink off Amazon works too

how to fix? I've been saving old laptop lcd's for years for this. Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Wxflyer, Oct 23, 2003.

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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]robjob42 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(0 children)nice job man. I think it's the honesty of the materials - no bullshit 'styling'. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Aspel 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago(1 child)Man, I wish I could do this kind of thing, but I'm too poor to afford even simple stuff. Thank you.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]NiceFormBro 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)I'm doing this permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]F1r3spray 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)I now know what am doing with the rest of a PoS gateway that WorldofTech 723,970 views 4:05 How-To: Lenovo Yoga 11s Hook Up Dual External Monitors using Lenovo Thinkpad USB 3.0 Docking Station - Duration: 8:27. Wasn't too satisfied about it, though :( Edit: grammar permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]diomedian_swap 8 points9 points10 points 2 years ago(1 child)You're just as smart as he is, don't put yourself down. http://htmltemplatesfree.net/is-my/is-my-laptop-now-dead.html Comments regarding finished photo location will be removed.

Is there any way to tell if the LCD needs to be competely replaced or if just some component like the backlight is the problem? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]1093i3511 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Nice work. It does not matter what it is. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]siddv[S] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago(1 child)Macs are doable.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]tigger_yumyum 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago(2 children)Just keep the damn track pad centered, that way everyone has to deal with it exactly the same. Step 1: Show All Items What you will need Small Phillips screwdriver Small pointed object or X-ato knife to remove rubber feet off of laptop A towel of soft cloth to place If it doesn't they may be right - but the screen may be faulty as well. Please let me know What you think.Thanks in advance Horst Report • #15 mavis007 September 22, 2010 at 11:22:18 ...

The trackpad moved to the left to "center" it with the main keyboard. Though one of the other reasons I did this was portability. This is exactly the kind of thing I was hoping to do with mine. Hopeful that hasn't been asked.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]epileftric 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago(11 children)Awesome job! Is there not an archive of the last driver that was available. Posting is provided "AS IS" with no warrantieshttp://a.imageshack.us/img833/1862/...Grrrr... ...im Report • #13 Wuppertal 2000 September 21, 2010 at 17:30:20 Thanks for the information I will give it a try tomorrow and Will do a reboot in a minute and see if it holds up.update: just re-booted and its still perfect.

I just got a quote from a repair facility I found on the net of $195.