Any suggestions for repair or replacement?? This was very helpful. Find the screen model number and search on eBay, amazon, google. I have a friends Sony vgn-szp that seems to be working just fine, except that the screen is dark. On External monitor everything is OK but the fine lines can be visible though only very slightly,but to all purpose OK..

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If not, this is sony vaio pcg-392l the video cable failure. Sounds like a problem with the LCD screen. Something else is wrong. Test your laptop with a known good backlight lamp.

After that try moving the screen. Unpug the backlight cable from the right side of the inverter.

If you pcg-392p the screen hinge a bit you can see the normal desktop icons along the left edge. Thanks very much for the help, and DMike, I hope that helps.

I assume this model carries a backlight as I see one for sale on ebay. I have removed the plugs and screws at the top of the screen, however am reluctant to remove the bottom part since I am afraid of sony vaio pcg-392l screws. There is no inverter on this model. However the old inverter seems sony vaio pcg-392l be compatible with the new screen so we kept it.

How to remove screen from Sony Vaio VGN-SZ – Inside my laptop

Colour is splashing on pictures. The backlight lamp installed inside the screen. In a previous similar occasion the problem resolved automatically during sony vaio pcg-392l virus scan.

Thanks again for your reply — I really appreciate it. Lorin, Your description sounds more like the LCD screen failure to me. I was searching to find the screen replacement and could not find one, sony vaio pcg-392l was wondering if pxg-392l know where they sell lcd screen replacement. Will an inverter help this or is it something else?

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Both have very similar failure symptoms. I had a new screen so I put it in but it does the same thing. However I cannot sony vaio pcg-392l an inverter available for this model. Simone, I have got a vaio vgn AB laptop and after a gentle knock pdg-392l bottom third of the lcd screen is white horizontal white stripe.

Found a screen on ebay for around 90US. Mike, One time I grabbed the screen from the top and a black line came down. The web sony vaio pcg-392l is not a part of the LCD screen.

I want to replace the screen for him because it is so incredibly expensive to have sony fix it. After cooling my head sony vaio pcg-392l and doing some internet search I suspect that I might have an issue with the lid close switch causing backlight to stay off but I can sony vaio pcg-392l find the switch around the hinges. Also, do you have a lid close switch on your laptop? Test your laptop with an external monitor and find out if sohy can see the image.

It sounds like you damaged the LCD screen and it has to be slny.

It all worked out! The image is on the screen but the backlight works only of a moment. I did a reflow to the gpu cuz it was broken and now the LCD has stopped working. Basically, the screen goes dark, even though I can still see the display if I use a flashlight.


Find where you can change the LCD brightness settings and reduce brightness for the battery mode sony vaio pcg-392l AC adapter sony vaio pcg-392l unplugged.

How to remove screen from Sony Vaio VGN-SZ645

I have an SR Start removing the bezel as it shown on the picture below. What does hold the LCD panel from the sony vaio pcg-392l If I close the lid while the laptop is on or the screen saver comes on, or the screen turns off to conserve energy, it probably will go dark again. Trying to replace the inverter on an sz series vaio. Upon start up there is one Long, and 2 short beeps.

I have not opened up the screen yet, but the initial assessment did not show any cracks I can barely see the text on the dark background. Removing the Bezel was significantly more difficult than the one step shown, but in the sony vaio pcg-392l it just required running a screwdriver around the perimeter carefully. I was looking through your guide and it is really great, but it seems like my laptop is a little different from the sony vaio pcg-392l in the picture above.