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Old May 12, 2017, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by KaptCrunch View Post
try vga port if any screen

to rule out gpu

next time see another broken hinges or any case loose/busted issue's up front say no guarantees

try data recovery if any important stuff on drive

There is no display on external monitor via vga. right now i'm checking the hd on my desktop for errors, but it mounted fine and all of the files are there.

not sure how to tell the guy that his laptop was working, but then completely died - for reasons I don't know about.

many lessons learned on this one.

i'll try to get a boot with external display. if i can't get that, then I must have somehow shorted the board. (hard to believe, with anti-static, no power, no battery, etc while working on it.)

*edit - checking and repair bad sectors stalled, so i'm backing up the hd...

Last edited by hfxmike; May 12, 2017 at 07:29 PM. Reason: add info
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