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IBM Thinkpad 701CS monitor lights up but no picture
\015 I have an IBM Thinkpad 701CS. I have the laptop plugged into AC power via the appropriate power cable and switch the power on. The backlight of the monitor turns on but no information shows up on the screen. Not even POST or BIOS info. I can tell that the Laptop still works because when I press certain key combinations the Hard Drive will spin for a while, as on a normal computer. Pressing the VGA LCD button (Fn+F7) causes the backlight to turn off as expected, but turning it back doesn't solve any problems. The laptop worked for me after I had bought it, but within a few months of normal use these problems started up. The laptop has not been opened so I can't say that there isn't a removed cable or some shorted out component.\015
Looks like your hard drive is having a problem, and if it spins then the cable from the motherboard to the tft screen is faulty. You will need to open up the casinf to replace the cable or re-attach it if it has loosened somehow.
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