lcd only shows white

By chips2481
Oct 2, 2007
  1. I have a dell inspiron 8200. When you power it up to a external monitor it will work correctly and on the laptop it is only white of course. Does anyone have any ideas?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    Is this the same laptop you were trying to fix before in another thread a few days ago? If so, why not go back to it?
  3. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    oh I thought I posted that one on the dell forum, oops
  4. Servo

    Servo TS Rookie

    Could be either a bad logic board or the cable that supplies the video signal to the LCD could be loose. In my experience it's almost ALWAYS a loose video cable.
  5. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok great. So you have seen a white display with a loose cable then?
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