I have a Dell Inspiron E1505, and I recently bought a replacement keyboard. After screwing the new one in (and plugging in the mouse, for some reason it wasn't plugged in), it's been not starting up right. The screen is dead black, not even the backlight is on. Now, if I raise the laptop about an inch off the desk and let go (letting the laptop smack against the desk), or shake the screen lid a little violently, it usually kicks into gear and the normal DELL pixelated logo appears... and everything is perfectly normal, 100%.
I think something's loose, but I don't know what. (I have lots of experience taking the laptop apart, so it's nothing new to me.) Any idea on what's going on?
Edited by hamluis, 04 February 2013 - 08:17 PM.
Moved from XP to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.