Well you're going to find this interesting! So I put the card in and I noticed that if i bent in in a certain way it seemed to light up more than another.
So I keep trying it an eventually I was able to load a google page. Then I decided why not jam a piece of paper on the one side and see if that helps - it did!
So now it seems semi-fully operational with a thick business card folded in half, electrical taped to one side. Enough to post this message anyway.
Video might be another story. This was my college laptop so it's suffered a lot of abuse in transport especially having a wireless card always sticking out the side!
Problem solved then?