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dtgreen

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I've got a Dell Inspiron E1405 and the screen does not work. I can boot up the computer and it runs but the screen does not display correctly. The Dell logo will come on for about a second at the beginning of the boot up but then quickly disappears behind a blank screen. I can hook up an external monitor but that removes the portability aspect of the laptop. When I switch between the LCD screen and the external monitor using <FN> <F8>, the laptop screen will even flash on for about a second and then quickly go back to blank. The computer is out of warranty and Dell's website was not helpful. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
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rshaffer61

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It sounds like the LCD is shorting out.
It is possible to repair but be ready to spend some money.
I would take it to a laptop shop and ask them for a estimate.
I believe you are going to find it will probably be cheaper to buy a new laptop.
Let us know what your results are.
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