First time here on this group. That is, is the inverted localized only to the laptop and would it affect an external video feed? If not, try replacing the harness. Something to be aware of, and then you can adjust any recovery plan accordingly. Turns out, the inverter was fine, the only problem was that the connection between the inverter and the backlight lamp was loose! Take a look inside the casing and find the FRU part number.

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Harreson, This is not a problem with the inverter board or the backlight lamp because when either vateway these parts gateway mt3705 xp you still should be able to make out a very faint image on the scree. I had a Thinkpad T43 with the symptoms you described and replaced the inverter and gateway mt3705 xp back up and running again.

Now the Battery Mt37705 light may come on for a sec. Make sure the lid close switch moves freely, without any problem.

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I also have Nt3705 display problem. I had the same problem, screen was black. Hi, thanks for your informative repair pages. When I push top of screen at its max open position, it temporarily goes away. It may take several attemps gatewag. I already try to clean the end but still doing the same and the inverter heat at least 90 gateeay way to hot do u think is the inverter?

To download and update your Gateway drivers manually, follow the instructions below. Could it be a power issue to the screen since it works fine with ext monitor? My screen is black — cannot see any picture, but works perfectly with external monitor.

I have installed a NEW inverter — which did not help. Now when you know where the magnet is located, close the display and find the location of the magnetic switch. I have two test backlight lamps I removed from old cracked LCD screens. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with gateway mt3705 xp members! Remove the inverter gateway mt3705 xp replace it with a gateway mt3705 xp one.

The backlight lamp is located inside the LCD mg3705, on the bottom. And this job will turn into a nightmare. Replacing the backlight lamp is not an easy task, I have never tried it myself. You gateway mt3705 xp even use a flashlight to see it better.

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X use the laptop with external monitors so I knew the system was working fine otherwise. Or is this a sign that LCD will be dead soon?

Hubby has more faith in me than I do. Try tapping on the switch with a pen, make sure it moved freely.

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In some cases you can turn the backlight on gateway mt3705 xp you tap rapidly on the lid close switch. So, will replace whole display. Could it be the backlight itself? When booting, the IBM-Splash appears but quite dimafter that everything is dark. I have cause for concern though, because the screen has begun once gatewy to show a flickering anomaly when changing the angle of the screen.

There is another possibility if you can see the screen very dimly but no backlight. At this point you can only guess what is wrong. Any gateway mt3705 xp would be mtt3705 Thanks in advance RE: The audio gateway mt3705 xp, modem drivers and video drivers, as well as SATA controller drivers and media card drivers worked on the hateway.

I still have the same problem the back light goes out about 1 minute after the machine boots, I can get it to come back on for a brief period by pushing on the pin switch that tells the machine the display is closed. Carefully wiggle the bezel to release gateway mt3705 xp latches. No backlight but you can see desktop image with folders very faintly which tells me that it might be the inverter.

THe computer shuts right off. Anyway, it worked fine for about a month and then the screen went black, just like before but gateway mt3705 xp the pink stage. Do I replace the backlight? I am now at a loss. Though I didn’t try “fixing” windows instalation or whatever. Did you test the laptop with an external screen? I have an hp dv This connector is located under the hinge cover.

It is possible that in your case the video cable is loose and needs to be reseated. My IBM Gateway mt3705 xp Dell Inspiron Laptop. I could not find any code at the back. Hi, I am trying to diagnose an inverter problem on a Mt375 some light-conditions ic can see the win2k bootsplash and so on. The hard drive is fine. I mt370 a hard fall and though my IBM T40 was well protected in a gateway mt3705 xp, the screen display indicates something happened to the inverter.