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The main reason for me to take it apart was replacing the broken power jack. The only thing driving me crazy is the fact that I am still able to see an image, but it is very dim and dull. I know the flexi mylar ribbon cable is not repairable but it must be replaceable… where can a guy find one though. Currently my problem is that my sony vaio pcg k25 laptop system is running when I turn it on I can here it but the monitor is blank, resembling a laptop not turned on. When I put pressure on a certain point of the laptop underneath about an inch or two above the battery just below the arrow keys it swithches itself off immediately.

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Just got the call that the motherboard is bad and a refurbished one is about bucks. I can not really see in the pic. Occassionally, the screen will flash on for a few seconds when Sony vaio pcg frv27 play with the switch. It looks like they have the video driver for Windows Me.

Pxg did attach an external monitor to my laptop and it works fine. He told me the screen started playing up when he tried to install XP. Sony vaio pcg frv27 think you have some kind of hardware related failure.

I do not think that inverter can turn itself off for safety. From my knowledge, the main function pg the FL inverter board is sony vaio pcg frv27 provide a necessary voltage and amperage to light up the backlight bulb. I have also a very thin vertical cyan line in my display. If you see the same horizontal lines on an external monitor, then the system board or the video card is bad.

Thank sony vaio pcg frv27 cj spny your response it was already replaced though. Even after warm reboot, the backlight does not always stay on. The external monitor works fine. This is such a helpful website!

Mario, i am assuming at this point it is the hard drive connector on the board… is that possible to vao An outside monitor works fine and shows the computer boots normally.

How to troubleshoot and fix video problems

The switch is supposed to turn off the backlight when you close the LCD and on some models it makes a beep sound during that. A lid close switch failure is not very common and usually I place it at the end of my troubleshooting steps. How do I do this? I am having the same over heating problem as many others. I opened up the display and sony vaio pcg frv27 that the cables that go from the screen sony vaio pcg frv27 the inverter board were jammed between the screen and the hinge.

Thanks in advance, Winnewupp.

How to disassemble Sony Vaio PCG-K

Does not seem to matter if it sony vaio pcg frv27 stand-by from Windows or just by closing the lid — same thing happens. Safe mode, as well as other modes, will not fix problem.

There tech people are not very helpful. Forgot to mention that the cooling fans do work and sony vaio pcg frv27 runs on straight AC power. If you see the same pinkish hue, most likely you have a problem with the video card it is a separate board in this model.

Wony for the help, I take it from your perspective, having removeable video is a good thing to look for when buying a notebook? Any help will be be very wellcomed. Could I have damaged the cable or the lcd inverter?

How to disassemble Sony Vaio PCG-K – Inside my laptop

The display adapter system shows the default vga driver is in use. If 1GB is max, I doubt you can install more.

It took me over 1 hour but I found the problem. So in your expert opinion would you think its the motherboard connection or a bad lcd? New hdd and more ram.

He said vaioo he cleaned up the lid contactor? It displays to an external monitor sony vaio pcg frv27 fine. Hey Ed, Before you start buying and replacing parts it would be a good idea to narrow down witch part is failing.

I want to fix it but I am currently not making as much money as when i bought the laptop and do not have the cash to get sony vaio pcg frv27 fixed thanks for your help if you have any.

This is just a guess. You can remove the keyboard and take a look at the slot. Have you tried to reinstall the video driver?

How to troubleshoot and fix video problems | Laptop Repair

Apparently, the backlight bulb part of the screen has been damaged. Like I said before. Battery charging light does not illuminate. When booting in safe mode, I have the same problem.