Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

The display screen goes off when the laptop is moved

\015 Display screen shuts down however laptop still appears to be running and numbers lock light remains on as does the power on light, however screen is completely blank. This only happens when laptop is moved or leant on!\015

Answers :

Sounds like the ribbon which runs between the screen and base is being nipped or is not making a good connection. This is a common problem. If that is the problem you may find that by adjusting the screen you can actually get the picture to show again which will confirm but obviously it will continue to happen.
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\015\012Most laptops have a narrow panel above the F keys which snaps off and reveals the ribbon underneath. Check the connection is pushed in tight and also that the ribbon isn't being nipped, reposition to stop this happening. If it's been damaged then obviously you will have to replace it.
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