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My toshiba screen has become dim,what is causing this?

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Try changing that from BIOS setup by pressing an F key (not sure which as it varies from vendor to vendor) when you just booted your laptop. Once there seek an option for display brightness

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also you may try www.retrevo.com to download a manual for this computer.

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http://www.laptoprepair.co.uk/laptop-backlight-problem-dim-screen.html

Have a nice Christmas when it comes,,
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