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HP laptop display not working

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by EB-0, Apr 26, 2009.

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  1. EB-0

    EB-0 Thread Starter

    Apr 26, 2009
    Hi. In late June 2007 I purchased an HP dv9535nr laptop. The LCD display is no longer working. I can still hear the startup Sounds and there is still a backlight. I connected it to an external monitor and it still didn't work. The Led lights (volume, quickplay,indicators, dedicated media controls) still work and are not flashing. The computer is almost a year out of warranty but HP offered to replace it for around $300. Does anyone know what is acctually wrong with the machine and if you do, do you know any trouble shooting methods or methods cheaper than HP's solution. I realize its probably the GPU and the best method to fix would be to ship it in, but any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
    1.5 GHz Intel Centrino Duo processor T5250 w/ 2MB L2 Cache
    2 GB DDR2 System Memory
    NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS w/ 256 MB dedicated
    Windows Vista Premium w/ SP1
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