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My C700 Compaq presario screen goes crazy with horizontal lines

Customer Question

My C700 Compaq presario screen goes crazy with horizontal lines when opened fully. Screen is fine when opened slightly.Do think it's the wire harness?
John
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 6 years ago.

Viet - Computer Tech :

Hi,

Viet - Computer Tech :

This means the LCD cable inside the laptop is loose or is not working well.

Viet - Computer Tech :

If you connect an external desktop monitor to the laptop, does this happen also on the monitor?

Customer:

dont have one anymore

Viet - Computer Tech :

Sorry it is hardware issue

Viet - Computer Tech :

Is it under warranty?

Customer:

so just try to check the connection or buy a new one?

Customer:

no

Customer:

harness I mean

Viet - Computer Tech :

But then you have to tear apart the laptop, which is not recommended.

Customer:

how much do think it would cost to take to a repair shop?

Viet - Computer Tech :

probably $50 or so if they do not need to replace part,

Viet - Computer Tech :

I think the cable is just lose inside.

Customer:

how much for harness? round about

Viet - Computer Tech :

$50 to $100

Customer:

have u heard this prob. before?

Viet - Computer Tech :

Yes,

Viet - Computer Tech :

The LCD cable.

Customer:

ok. thx for ur time

Viet - Computer Tech :

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