Today I changed the screen on my Sony Vaio laptop and saved myself about 600 euros!
The LCD screen had gone faulty and was not displaying properly, so that I ended up working in 2/3 of the screen:
...and it got worse than this, so that there were other coloured lines between the two main white blocks.
Now it looks like this, with the new screen:
It took me about half- to three-quarters of an hour to change the screen, following instructions e-mailed to me by the engineer in England at Rolta IT Ltd, who I bought it from - over the Internet. The screen cost £158.63, and they did not charge for postage - even out here to France!
Here is a link to their site
I had previously had a quote from Sony which was for at least 800 euros and inolved sending the laptop to Brussels.
So thank you Ash Hanspal from Rolta - you were great!
It's sometimes hard to believe in our greedy consumer-based society that there are still firms who are charging a modest amount for excellent service - I take my hat off to you!