The old one had two. By the way, did you have a chance to test the laptop with an external monitor? Unplug the video cable from the connector on the back. You can find a new replacement screen if you google the model number from the original screen. Melissa check guide at http: Simone, I have got a vaio vgn AB laptop and after a gentle knock the bottom third of the lcd screen is white horizontal white stripe.

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There should be two wires coming from the LCD and they are connected to one plug.

How to remove screen from Sony Vaio VGN-SZ – Inside my laptop

Dear readers, it takes countless hours to create content for this site and keep it up and running. The four corners of the screen started showing the same white patch though still small. I was searching to find the screen replacement and could not find one, and was sony vaio vgn-sz240p if you know where they sell lcd screen replacement. Melissa check guide at http: After cooling my head down vgn-zs240p doing some internet search I vgn-sx240p that I might have an issue with the lid close switch causing backlight to stay off but I can not find the switch around the hinges.

Try cleaning the heat sink. Could be connection related issue. Simone, I have got a vaio vgn Vvgn-sz240p laptop and after a gentle knock the bottom vgn-wz240p of the lcd screen is white horizontal white stripe. I was wondering if sony vaio vgn-sz240p would be familiar with upgrading displays. I can observe that the back side of my laptop sony vaio vgn-sz240p very hot when it sony vaio vgn-sz240p off.

Thanks already for all the great information, simone.

How to remove screen from Sony Vaio VGN-SZ645

I hope my description is correct. The display, or the graphic card? I used to treat the laptop sony vaio vgn-sz240p rough. Removing the Bezel was significantly more vgn-zs240p than the one step shown, but in the end it just required running a screwdriver around the perimeter carefully.

The inverter board gets power from the motherboard via a cable. If moving the cable affects video on the screen, it could be bad cable. Only sony vaio vgn-sz240p upper 10cm of the screen works normal. Test your laptop with a known good backlight lamp.

Tested the video card using an external monitor, beautiful picture. Thanks very much for the help, and DMike, I hope that helps.

It happens when the cooling sony vaio vgn-sz240p fan and heatsink clogged with dust. You cannot tell without testing the laptop with a known good inverter OR backlight lamp. Sounds like Sony vaio vgn-sz240p screen failure. I used the Vaio recovery disk and did a restore to an earlier vsio — something I did fixed the problem — not sure what.

In order to replace the screen, you simply unplug the video cable from the screen and replace it with a new one. Have you encountered a similar problem before?

Find the screen model number and search on eBay, amazon, google. There is on plug in each corner of the display bezel. Also, am I at risk sony vaio vgn-sz240p electric shock even if I take the battery out to do this? Any help finding an inverter?

Someone told me the chipset is the cause of that and if true what can i do to fix it any vgn-sz204p will help. These screws go through arms that are actually sony vaio vgn-sz240p to sony vaio vgn-sz240p right and left sides of the LCD. Any thoughts other than bringing it in to a pro? Will probably replace that soon too. If no help, move to the LCD screen. Mohd Bahij Ahmad, I am just wondering whether is it possible if I were to attach a Thanks very much for your detailed reply.

Thanks so much for the instructions. I have a vgn-szp that the dog knocked of the coffee table. In a good light, you can see the normal operation and also on an external monitor. If you have to soony, try replacing the inverter board first.

Or is this something different to sony vaio vgn-sz240p is shown above? This laptop is pretty old now, is it even worth replacing? I look forward to your kind response. VGN-SZU — recently verticle blue lines began appearing at the power-on sony vaio vgn-sz240p prompt followed by a square sonny dollar signs followed by a Windows Vista boot screen with just the progress meter showing.

What should i do first. Take a look here: