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    SO the bottom half of my laptop screen has crapped out on me. I can jiggle it around and get it to flicker on and off, so i think there is something loose inside. I need someone who really knows what they are doing to open it up and fix it. Is there any one here totally comfortable with that, or that knows of a really good place to take it? I really need it back functioning and I dont have a lot of money to throw at it. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks!

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    I can do it - but if the cable is damaged I can't fix that - you would have to buy a new LCD for the laptop. Though it depends on the cable. It may be a backlight - I'd have to see it.

    BTW I've disassembeld and reassembled just about every brand of laptop there is.

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    Andrew previously posted:
    "I can do it - but if the cable is damaged I can't fix that - you would have to buy a new LCD for the laptop. Though it depends on the cable. It may be a backlight - I'd have to see it.

    BTW I've disassembeld and reassembled just about every brand of laptop there is."

    What does a new LCD cost these days rough questimate?

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    Depends on the brand/model/size etc. A few hundred. It may be able to be repaired I just don't know until I see it.

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    I've taken all of the laptops apart that I have owned at some point, and always managed to get them back together. I'd be willing to take a swipe at yours if you want. Chances are the ribbon cable between the motherboard and LCD is dislodged, or like Andrew said, it could be the power to the backlight. Either way, you still welcome to use my backup Sony Vaio lappy if you'd like to.

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    dont think its a backlight, just because it doesn always go black... like right now there is some rather impressive green/black/blue vertical lines going the hole way across. I am thinking cable. I want someone that has done it a lot before though because I do need this computer for when I work, and I started taking it apart the other day, opening up the plastic case around the screen and I cracked a little part of it taking it off. I really want it to be able to go back together all the way without having a lot of broken pieces and stuff.

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    better off just getting a new laptop, seems lappy's are disposable nowadays...

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