From: joym <joym> > To: artsednet > Subject: computer lemon law > Date: Tuesday, January 26, 1999 1:09 PM > > I passed your question to my husband who is a computer & business > consultant. He writes as follows, "I am familiar with these flex cable > problems on other laptops. Usually it has to do with attempting to design > too slim a laptop and thus cramping the cable that connects the
motherboard > and the screen. The cable is under alot of stress and needs to slide a
bit > to relieve all that bending due to opening and closing the laptop. I > suspect that when the computer was reassembled after the cable was
replaced > that the space was so tight that they may have pinched the cable when > reassembling the case. Even the use of tape to hold the cable in place > while the case was reassembled might assist in reassembly, but would > restrict the movement of the cable when the hinge is operated. It's not
an > easy job to work in such tight spaces>" Dan Moody, Consultant He also > told me there is no computer lemon law that he is aware of. > Joy Moody, Art Therapist/Basketmaker > http://www.signofthecrow.com > Handwoven baskets for the discriminating buyer.