Re: [NTLK] Touchscreen misalignment

From: Bernie A. Goltermann (
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 04:00:50 EDT

John Charlton wrote:

>Another explanation could be that these Newts were found in a closet after
>the others had been sold because they'd been dumped there because of this
Yes, that could account for so many of us all getting the same kind of
problem but what caused it?

>I notice four test touchpads near where the touchscreen cable meets
>motherboard, I suspect they are to test input from the touchscreen. Anyone?
> I'd stick my voltmeter on 'em, but the Newts in so many pieces right now,
I read other posts here that these need to be cleaned sometime to fix
some touchscreen issues. When did my logic board swap I took care and
clean these well before reassembly.

>.. I really liked that "photocopy the motherboard and stick the screws to
>it" idea, how come you didn't tell me that a week ago...

Thanks, but I just resently thought of it myself ;-)


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