Hello all, I am having a problem with my Dell XPS M1530 it is turning 4 years old this September and this is the first hardware problem I have ran into. Problem is my screen will flicker, fade in and out to negative/white/random colors when the screen is in certain postions. I remedy this by changing the angle of the screen (in basic terms; opening/closing the screen towards/away from me) and finding the position where there is no static and all is well.
It started out where only a couple certain positions were like this but after a couple months it has progressively gotten worse and now it takes me a good 30-45 seconds after opening up the screen to find a position that is a) comfortable for me to even see the screen, and b) a still screen with no flickering, negative, lined out pixels.
I am pretty sure it is the LCD cable that is going bad, I am just trying to confirm this so I don't go buy the cable and end up needing a new screen to ultimately fix the problem (I would like to save a couple $$$)
This is what I am looking at purchasing;
and I will be replacing it myself with the help of this tutorial;
Will I be fixing my problem by replacing the LCD cable? Thanks!
Hooked it up to my TV via HDMI cable, crystal clear in all positions. I ordered up that replacement cable and will attempt a replacement myself, doesn't look too hard? Is it?
Worked like a charm! Just make sure you have a screw driver small enough (like micro) and you don't strip the screws that screw the screen back on they are pretty soft metal.