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Dell Inspiron 1100/1150 LCD question

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Hello! I have a Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop computer that fried the motherboard. I went online to a site called "Discount Electronics" and found a dell Inspiron 1100 motherboard for a fairly reasonable price. I was assured by one of their "techs" that the 1100 & 1150 motherboards are practically identical, which they are, the new one fit right into the 1150 case and almost everything plugged right in. That is until I tried plugging in the LCD display. seems that the only difference between the 2 boards is the monitor socket. This background story leads me to my question: If I buy an LCD cable for a 14.1 in Inspiron 1100 lcd display, will it work on MY 14.1 in display for the Inspiron 1150, so that I can plug the exsisting lcd into the new MB? I have considered buying an 1100 for parts or a used 1100 lcd screen off of ebay, but I thought this might be the cheaper route. Why not just return the board you ask? Well these A-holes want to charge me a 30% "restocking" fee which I really don't want to pay. Thanks for reading & for any help that can be provided.
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