Having problems with your Gateway MX6447 Notebook ?

I had a bottle of wine in my backpack with my laptop (yes im an idot) anyways, when I finally opened my backpack I realized a little bit of wine had spilled. I quickly got out my laptop and saw the the screen was dark and flickering..just like a light does before he goes out. Now everything works excpet that I cant see anything on screen. At an angle I can tell that many applications are up such as my instant messenger but its not very clear at all. Help!


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If the screen is not lighting up but everything is still on the screen then consider yourself very lucky....it sounds like you have just lost the inverter that sits under the screen behind the screen bezel. This converter takes the low voltage from your battery or ac adapter and converts it to high voltage ac power for the backlight that lights up the screen. Most inverters can be replaced simply by removing the bezel and unplugging two connections. The bezel is held in place by screws that will be covered by rubber bumpers, once the screws are removed the bezel just needs to be pryed off the small retaining ridges with your finger tips. It will snap back in place when the repair is done.
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