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How to Quick Fix Laptop Screen: Do-It-Yourself Fixes for Glitches

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How to Quick Fix Laptop Screen
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It’s happened to all of us. You’re working on an important project, and suddenly the screen on your laptop goes blank. Or maybe you see a few strange lines running across the screen. Don’t panic – there are a few quick fixes that you can try before calling a technician. In this blog post, we will discuss some easy DIY solutions for fixing common laptop screen glitches. We’ll also show you how to replace a cracked laptop screen if that becomes necessary. Let’s get started!

The first day you laid your hands on your laptop, it becomes a necessity either for work or for leisure. You will not get one for nothing, in the first place. Then again, what to do in case your laptop screen gets a few glitches? Do you need to call a technician right away? No, hold that yet. You may probably do the fix and save a lot along the way.

Blank Screen

If you’re seeing a blank screen, the first thing to do is check the power supply. Make sure that the laptop is plugged into an outlet and that the power cord is firmly connected to the laptop. If the power cord is loose, try plugging it into another outlet to see if that makes a difference. If you’re still seeing a blank screen, try pressing the “fn” key + one of the function keys (F12, F11, or Fn). This will often toggle between different display options on your laptop. If all else fails, restarting your laptop may get rid of a blank screen issue.

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Strange lines

If you see strange lines running across your screen, this could be due to a loose connection between the cables that connect the screen to the laptop. Try gently wiggling the cables while the laptop is turned off to see if this resolves the issue. If it doesn’t, you may need to replace the cable or take your laptop in for repair.

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Cracked screen

If you have a cracked laptop screen, there are a few DIY solutions that you can try before replacing the entire screen. One option is to purchase an adhesive film which covers and repairs small cracks in your laptop screen. Another option is to use a hair dryer to heat up the area around the crack until it becomes soft enough to pop back into place. Finally, some people have had success using a vacuum cleaner to suck out any air bubbles that may be causing the crack. If none of these solutions work, it may be necessary to replace the entire screen.

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From 01:01How to find your laptop’s model number in ifixit

From 01:23Unscrewing the plastic bezel

From 01:35Removing the plastic bezel

From 03:07How to reattach the hinge mechanism

From 03:20Powering up for the first time after replacing the screen

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Establish How Minor or Major the Glitch Is

Dealing with a cracked laptop screen is one of the most common yet simple fixes that you could do DIY style. Your laptop screen is pretty fragile. It’s almost like glass. Unfortunately, a lot of users do not know that unless they are faced with the problem already. Good thing, this is quite easy to do on your own. Here is a guide to repairing laptop screen:

Step 1

Before you move anything on your laptop, you have to be sure that you have a replacement unit ready. Since this can be tricky, you need to accomplish this before you proceed with the process. Go to a computer service center and find a suitable replacement for your laptop screen. You may also choose to find affordable deals online because manufacturers may charge incredibly high, sometimes, even more expensive than the laptop itself. Another good option is to find those who are selling parts of their broken laptop. It is easier to bargain with them as they will have nothing to do with the remaining good parts.

Step 2

Once you are ready with a replacement screen, you can proceed replacing the cracked screen. The screen is connected with screws that you have to remove one by one. It is ideal that you move around an appropriate working station where you will not lose screws or get barged in by unwanted guests.

Step 3

Get the laptop screen off by removing the plastic flap holding down the power button. Securely install the new screen and out back all screws.

See, that’s quite easy to get over and done with. There are other faults in laptop screens that are easy to DIY. One is resolving a faulty backlight and the other is a faulty image display. To be effective in doing those and other simple and quick fixes, you will be able to get by with the following tips:

Tip #1: Touch metal and do not wear shoes while you are working on your laptop screen. Touching metal, as we all know, will help keep you grounded. On the other hand, wearing shoes will only build enough electricity in your body, which will cause static. That’s why you should not wear a pair while working on a laptop fix.

Tip #2: When you open up a laptop, remember that there are some things you should not touch.

Tip #3: be sure to know exactly what the problem is so you know where to start fixing. Learn the construction of your laptop. Know where the backlight or the inverter so it will be easy to resolve issues involving them. Also, know how to unscrew your laptop right and how to put everything back together as well.

We hope that this blog post has been helpful in resolving some of your common laptop screen issues. If you still need assistance, don’t hesitate to call a technician for help. Thanks for reading!

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