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Compaq Presario 1250 notebook screen problems

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by rprossman, Feb 7, 2005.

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  1. rprossman

    rprossman Thread Starter

    Feb 7, 2005
    The screen on my Compaq is starting to come thru scrambled. This happens all the time. Tilting the screen back and forth will sometimes correct the problem. However, I can only have it about 80 degrees to the keyboard which makes for a sore neck. Does anyone have any solutions? Thanks, Ray
  2. kiwiguy


    Aug 17, 2003
    Sounds like the flexible connector between the screen and motherboard has given up, probably with use?

    It would need disassembly and replacement of the flexible mylar circuit. Could possibly just be a connection issue at one end or the other, which still requires disassembly.

    Working on a laptop is akin to microsurgery, it is very easy to do damage if untrained.
  3. winbob


    Aug 2, 2004

    "replacement of the flexible mylar circuit"

    You give the manufacturers too much credit. It's very likely that the connection is a small cable bundle CRAMMED into a very tight passageway.

    That's how my old HP was, and why I had do surgery on it :rolleyes:
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