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Screen is floppy on dell inspiron e1505

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August 29, 2009 11:58:43 AM

I got my dell e1505 just over 3 years ago, and it works great. the only problem is that the screen has gotten all floppy. if i move it, it's like loose or something and wehen i let go it falls back to what it just was. if i move it further, then it will catch on and start moving whatever is inside, and when i let go, it falls back again, but not as far. sometimes when i move it, it seems like it needs to click back into place. Has anyone come across this, and does anyone know how to fix it? i took the little plate above the keyboard off once (the one that says inspiron e1505) and looked for a loose screw or something out of place, but i couldn't find anything.

anyone have any ideas?

thanks.
a b D Laptop
August 30, 2009 5:53:06 AM

Your screen hinges are loose. It happens. You may be able to tighten some screws up, but usually the hinges just need replacement. It's a pretty easy repair, and replacement hinges can be found on eBay for cheap.

This will help you take your machine apart:
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/53660-35-notebook-dis...
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