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Inspiron screen goes black

By tyroneshoelaces
Feb 7, 2009
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  1. Hi i hope someone can help.
    Laptop -Dell Inspiron 1100
    Screen appears black although view can be seen as a shadow - back light not coming on. Ive lifted keyboard to check cabling and found that if I unplug it and connect again it lights up but if I close the lid down and then open it goes off again. The only way to get screen illuminated again is to unplug cable and connect again.
    Any ideas if this can be fixed?
  2. coalfire

    coalfire TS Rookie Posts: 43

    I read somewhere recently that you can use a type of glue to hold a firm connection. I will see if I can find the site

    Edit here it is the glue is mentioned towards the bottom of the page
  3. tyroneshoelaces

    tyroneshoelaces TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the info Coalfire.
    I'll give it a go.
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