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Upgraded CPU on laptop, now screen won't work

Q: Upgraded CPU on laptop, now screen won't work

Hi, hope I've put enough specs in profile for you to help. I have a Compaq Presario 6735s I bought around 2008. CPU quite slow but graphics card not bad so made decision to upgrade. Looked up the laptop manual here to find compatible CPUs for motherboard, socket type etc. Went through 3 different (*****ic) buys before I found one that actually fitted.
Now with everything reassembled, screen will flash up once upon powering on, then nothing. All usual lights come on, even my wireless connects, makes usual start up noises, fan, dvd drive etc ....
Proceeded to take everything apart again, re-connected everything I tampered with. Even RAM, which I didn't have to remove before.
Still same reaction starting up.

Really frustrated with myself as thought this would be the right one. Could honestly cry, haha.

I read the tutorial on here called 'No POST' to no avail either. I really hope it can come back from this.
One last thing I can think of (before pulling new CPU out) is upgrading BIOS to support new CPU but with no screen I am stuck.

Can someone please give me a little direction?

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A: Upgraded CPU on laptop, now screen won't work

Did you re-install the old CPU to see if the laptop booted normally again? Upgrading CPU's on laptop motherboards can be a very difficult thing to do. What is supposed to be compatible in reality is not
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A:Upgraded to Seven now mic doesn't work

microphones don't generally need drivers.

maybe you just need to turn it on and give it a boost.

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A:upgraded to XP can't get burner to work

Some applications are not compatible with WinXp. I think this is one of them. You might want to read this and follow the suggestions:

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that wouldn't be a screen problem. That's a booting problem. Your drive could be corrupt. run CHKDSK C:
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If you see normal views on the external screen, you likely have burned out your LCD Screen inverter. You should be able to find replacements online, but you need experience installing inverters. There are about 18 screws to remove since you must disassemble the top half of the case, and remove the screen to access the inverter socket which is at the bottom of the screen. Usually you can get an inverter for $15, but there are almost no two alike so be sure you have the correct one.
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A:Laptop Screen Replaced, Still Doesn't Work

The backlight is usually all or nothing. Did you change the Inverter as well as the screen ?

Please explain what a 'screen caddy' is and exactly which parts you have exchanged.
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There aren't really graphics cards in laptops, they are built in to the motherboard. So, if it isn't displaying anything even when on the bios or start screen, it may be the motherboard that is bad.
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A:Upgraded to Windows 10 and now the internet doesn't work.

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A:Upgraded to Windows 10 and now the internet doesn't work.

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So the onboard works when the card is not in? What are your specs? PSU wattage? Start troubleshooting!
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Hi. . .

I see you have a few issues with your laptop.

You mention that the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) comes up containing no information and abruptly disappears. Sometimes the screen flashes so fast prior to system shutdown that it simply has not yet displayed the error information. There are a few system settings that you can make to retain the BSOD to get the error information off of it and to produce a 64k memory minidump that may help.

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Originally Posted by JerryW

As topic says, friends laptop had Win 8 and he updated to Win 10. Now I wonder if he can install a clean Win 10 through USB with his Win 8 serialkey.

Yes. He can do a Clean Install.
Make sure the USB has the same Win 10 version as the one that is on the computer now.
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Just select the SKIP option and continue.
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Great stickey WyomingKnott!
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Hi SteveAltman.

Upload the list of all the third party drivers Using NirSoft DriverView :
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, c2e61980, e3142ae0, c2e48af8}

Probably caused by : ACPI.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time (usually 10 minutes).
Arg1: 00000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: c2e61980, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: e3142ae0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: c2e48af8, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:










e3142a94 e30e2377 0000009f 00000003 c2e61980 nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x1e
e3142b00 e30e23f0 e3142bac 00000000 e314f380 nt!PopCheckIrpWatchdog+0x1f5
e3142b38 e30944d9 e315d6e0 00000000 92079a04 nt!PopCheckForIdleness+0x73
e3142b7c e309447d e3145d20 e3142ca8 00000002 nt!KiProcessTimerDpcTable+0x50
e3142c68 e309433a e3145d20 e3142ca8 00000000 nt!KiProcessExpiredTimerList+0x101
e3142cdc e30924ce 0050da58 c77afd48 e314f380 nt!KiTimerExpiration+0x25c
e3142d20 e30922f8 00000000 0000000e 00000000 nt!KiRetireDpcList+0xcb
e3142d24 00000000 0000000e 00000000 00000000 nt!KiIdleLoop+0x38



BUCKET_ID: 0x9F_3_tpm_IMAGE_ACPI.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !irp c2e48af8
Irp is active with 7 stacks 6 is current (= 0xc2e48c1c)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace. Pending has been returned
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 000... Read more
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