Originally Posted by slaflamme
How can that happen? Shouldn't there be some space between keyboard and LCD when in closed position? Who did you buy from?
There should be but experience has taught me that is not the way it is. Seen dozens with what Tater is describing. The salesmen around here look like they have taken sandpaper to thiers thier wear marks are so bad. The lids are plastic and they flex, you fill up your carrying case and something puts something (books, mouse whatever) pressure on the lid even with protection around the computer.... It can destroy LCDs entirely or flex them enough so they rub on the keys. The reason I never bought one of the 56xx series was the case seemed pretty flimsy over the LCD. Never tore one apart to see if there was a metal plate inside - but I doubt it.
As far as the shield goes - seems to be exactly the type of thing it was designed for. I'll be getting one with my new laptop. A lot cheaper to replace then an LCD. But if you have the marks now, I am willing to bet they are not going to go away - the shouldn't get worse though with the NuShield installed. Another additional way to make sure you are protecting the LCD from that kind of damage is to insert it into your carrying case with the LCD away from any pressure points - either you or whatever you might have in your case (Remember if you are carrying it the weight of the case is pressing against you creating a pressure point). Or just look for a "hard" case.