[Wolves] Laptop Repairs

Peter Cannon dick_turpin at archlinux.us
Thu Jul 12 20:03:42 UTC 2012

On 07/12/2012 05:36 PM, Mike Hingley wrote:
> hey everybody - got a question.  Anybody here any good at laptop
> repairs?  I got a Acer Aspire 7730 and the LCD display and if the lid is
> opened more than 90 degrees, then all the white areas on the screen
> suddenly goes pink (well - it gets red dots on it like a grid).  Think
> it might be a loose connection or faulty cable - the screen itself run
> fine when at a rigid 90 degrees.

The cable is frayed

> * What sort of price am I looking at
> * Any recommendations repair companies to use/avoid?
> * Is this something I can fix myself? or do I need a specialist? - bear
> in mind... I did destroy my brother sony vaio trying to upgrade his hard
> drive with ubuntu (I broke the track pad connection and sheared off some
> of the screw points so the case doesn't screw shut properly - but at
> least he had ubuntu installed \o/)
> * can any one here want to take a look at it?

I could look at it at your own risk. What I mean is if in cracking the 
case and screen the ribbon finally snaps it wont be my fault. :-)

I will give you a price for a ribbon tomorrow.

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