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Dell Inspiron 1000 laptop LCD screen blackout

\015 I have a Dell Inspiron 1000 laptop and am having problems with the screen. When I start the computer everything runs just fine. However if I move the screen at all (adjust at the hinge) the screen goes black. The laptop is still running, but there is no screen. I plugged it into an external monitor and the problem still exists. The screen goes black on both the monitor and the laptop lcd. So in order to use the laptop I have to make sure that I do not bump the lcd at all or the screen is black. The slightest movement in the lcd and it goes black.I have replaced the connection cable between the lcd and base and the problem still exists. The problem seems like there is a short somewhere. I can start the laptop with the lcd in any position and it still works. I just can not move the lcd at all. Is the lcd bad on the laptop? My thought is no because the problem duplicates with the external monitor. It acts like there is a short. All wires seem to be fine. Could the lcd inverter board have an issue and needs to be replaced?Thanks.\015

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I HAVE POSTED THE SOLUTION FOR THIS BEFORE. ON THE LEFT REAR THE SCREW FROM BOTTOM OF UNIT TO THE LCD. LOOK INSIDE WHERE THE TOP AND BOTTOM GO TOGETHER YOU WILL SEE A PIECE OF ALUMINUM TAPE IF IT STICKS OUT PAST THE BOSS TOWARD THE PC BOARD. WHEN YOU MOVE LCD THERE IS ENOUGH FLEX FOR IT TO SHORT TO PC BOARD. TRIM THIS OFF AND YOUR PROBLEMS WILL BE SOLVED. CAUTION REMOVE BATTERY AND UNPLUG FROM AC BEFORE THE ABOVE. BOBBY
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