Broken Laptop

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  1. D3xt3r

    D3xt3r Snoerk

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    After I got no answers in the main forum I will try it here...

    Recently I got a broken Laptop from ebay a P3 1GHZ, 512MB Ram, 20GB HD, DVD/CDRW, SiS630 grafic. The problem is I can year it boot up (HD spins up and so on) but the screen just will stay blank I openend it up today to check if all the cables are connected and they are. What can I do to it or try?

    Any methods to measure if its the displays fault or the motherboards?

    Thx

    I changed Ram already but it wont help :(
     
  2. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    so the screen is always dead? you never see anything?

    I am not sure how you could fix that but the screen is probably screwed - but check the ribbon cable for any signs of crimping, cuts, or a poor connection

    :dunno:
     
  3. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    does the lappy have a link for a monitor? i would try hooking up a monitor to it.

    what about beep codes? any beeping can be referanced to what it means
     
  4. D3xt3r

    D3xt3r Snoerk

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    There isnt any beeping when I boot it up :(

    The cable inside is okay from the way I can see it. I hooked an VGA monitor to it but nothing happend again on both screens. I tried Function+F6 for changing output device but this doesnt help either.
     
  5. thurman15

    thurman15 Blessed screaming Jesus on a whole-wheat goddamn c

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    how do you reset the CMOS on a dell laptop?
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    what model?
     
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    thurman15 Blessed screaming Jesus on a whole-wheat goddamn c

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    I'll have to check when I get home.
     

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