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Easy Laptop LCD Screen Diagnostics: Bad Backlight(?)

To Backlight or Not to Backlight? Is it Actually Broken, That is the Question: So, you think you’ve got a bad backlight or a tech-savvy friend of yours turned on your laptop and said you have a bad backlight. .  . spoiler alert: there’s a big  (and important) difference between your laptop’s LCD backlight not […]

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Notice that there are two hilighted part numbers, the FRU and the manufacturer part #.  With IBM laptops, you'll want to match the FRU to guarantee compatibility.

Replacement Part Buying: The Importance of Part Number Matching in Laptops

Some not-so-common-sense advice on purchasing replacement parts for your laptop This post covers a couple of topics in the area of purchasing an appropriate replacement part for your broken laptop.  It’s a somewhat involved topic, so we’ll just dive right in and get right to the point.  In most cases, it is very important that […]

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