Laptop Screen Replacement London
DC Computer Repairs provides on-site servicesfor small businesses and home users in London
Signs of a faulty screen
Before you request professional help it is important to know whether the LCD display is failing or faulty.
Bellow you can find some of the most common signs of a faulty laptop screen.
- Visible faults - cracked, bent or physically damaged
- Fully white or black screen - damaged data cable
- Low brightness - dim laptop screens due to faulty inverters or light bulbs
- Flickering screen - motherboard connection problem or faulty screen
- Colour bars or thin lines - a new replacement is needed
- Blurred picture - possible graphics chip fault or damaged screen
- Weird characters - damaged graphics chip
How can we help you
Our services are focused on getting your laptop screen replaced at your place of residence or work, as quickly as possible.
Our prices will be explained clearly before you book any appointments with us.
- We can fix the laptop at your home, office or venue of your choice
- If not possible, we offer FREE pick-up and delivery
- Laptop and MacBook screen replacements
- Screen inverter diagnosis and replacement
- Laptop screen data cable replacement
- MacBook screen data cable replacement
- MacBook inverter and inverter cable replacement
Same day onsite computer repairs
More about laptop screen replacements
The laptop screen might have a visible crack, or something that appears more like ink seeping from it, giving you the impression of a spider's web.
Sometimes, the LCD or LED display might give you a partial picture up to the area that has the ink or crack. If you observe any of these issues it is possible it has cracked and cannot be repaired but must be replaced.
After powering your laptop you might notice the screen is either fully white or completely black. Such an observation either confirms the display is faulty or that the data cable has been detached either from the motherboard or the screen connector.
Sometimes the data cable could be damaged. The repair can be done by opening the screen assembly and fixing the data cable connection problem between the LCD and the logicboard. This can be done at your place of residence or work in London
If there should be no improvement, it should diagnose that you have a faulty screen that needs to be replaced.
Another potential issue to be aware of is the powering up of your laptop. If it powers up as it should but the LCD or LED display remains dim, the screen backlight could be the problem as it fails to come on.
The glass tubes inside are quite thin and long and are used for the illumination of the display. It is possible for the long tube to simply break or fail, although faults on the motherboard or cable might also stop it from lighting up.
Do-it-yourself repairs should be avoided since the delicate tube shatters with ease and could complicate the problem further.
For example, you might find your MacBook Pro powers up as it should and gives the kind of display expected but then begins to give unsystematic flickers.
The flicker can be on a small area of the screen or the whole screen. Such a fault might easily be the result of a damaged display that has failed and the only
thing to be done is to have the screen changed.
You might experience your computer powering up as it has always done, only to realise the display has a number of colour bars or several thin lines.
A slight shake or movement of the lid or screen might bring some colour change, or a number of lines that might appear and disappear.
This would confirm your laptop screen is damaged and a replacement is needed.
Chances are your laptop or MacBook is showing blurred pictures or images that have been washed. This means the screen is faulty, similar to a graphics chip with issues giving the same outcome.
If sufficient safeguards are not put in place, then accidental damage can easily take place.
First of all, hardware faults inside any computer can get worse over time, so the main advice is to, at the very least, diagnose the obvious problem and to check for other not so obvious ones.
This is not a fixed solution but rather just a temporary diagnostic of any potential issues.
Your laptop or MacBook has a VGA, HDMI, DVI or MiniDisplay port and using an external monitor could confirm whether the laptop can still display as required.
Just be careful to select the right display source option on your monitor because monitors do not always recognize the input source automatically.
If the external monitor you are plugged into gives the same fault as your computer, then chances are the fault is not the screen but a much more complex problem, like a motherboard fault.