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Laptop Monitor Not working


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ChibiPandaKun

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I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post this in, but i couldn't find a better place.

First of all, my brother gave me his ECS G730. I turned the sucker on and could hear all the insides running. The problem is that the monitor doesn't turn on. It'd be easy to just bring it to some repair shop, but i'd like to know if it's something that i can do myself. So any help is appreciated. :whistling:
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Titan8990

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Plug it in to an external monitor (if it has the port to do so) to determine if the screen on the laptop is the problem.
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And if that didn't work.. :whistling:
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If there is no output on the laptop's own screen and no output on a separate screen, then unfortunately the laptop is effectively toast.
You can flip it over and take the memory and/or hard drive out to see if it makes a difference, but if not then mainboard problem and laptop mainboard problems = write-off.
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Note there may be a hot key to tell the laptop to output to an external monitor.... It's usually the Fn key + one of the function keys... Also you could try shining a flashlight into the laptop screen, if you can faintly see the picture than it's either the invertor or the backlight... IF not then it's the lcd.... lcd replacement isn't usually worth it...
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