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Loss of light on screen Dell Inspiron E1705

Screen content is clear but very dark, can just about read screen if shine a bright light onto it. When open lid or press Fn-F8 or change the screen settings, the screen flashes normal brightness for short moment. Any advise appreciated. Peter

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  • Peter Oct 27, 2008

    Hi Nick

    Not a power setting issue. And cant find anything wrong with the display setting. Just interesting that it flashes full bright when the actions mentioned are done. Can the back light inverter be fixed or does it require a new laptop screen?

    thanks

    Peter


  • Peter Oct 28, 2008

    Ok Nick



    I think I will find an authorized dealer to do this. It might be safer for the laptop in the long run!



    thanks



    Peter

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Hmm, this could be a problem with the backlight inverter or something as simple as power settings.

In power settings from control panel there should be an option to alter the brightness lever of the screen when on battery.

Have a look in there and set it to default to see if it makes any difference.

Let me know if you need any more help.

Regards

Nick

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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