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TWO WAYS TO TURN IT UP
1. Use the menu on the monitor to turn up the volume
2. right click anywhere on the desktop- select properties - select the "settings tab" at the top - click on the "advanced" button. this will open your video cards display settings .
you will need to look for a brightness controll or color corection section to adjust the brightness as all video cards have different software for controll.
Gamma will increase you brightness also. a ballance od gamma and brightness is neccessary, so change em both small amounts , then check your desktop or applications, then re-adjust.
This should Fixya up ! Please rate.....

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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We have all ran into a problem where you go to turn on your laptop and the screen turns very dim to where you can barely see the picture.

Alot of times the LCD cable the one that goes from the LCD to the motherboard becomes loose. If you see it loose or not, unseat and reseat the cable at both ends.

You should at this point have video. If you don't then its either going to be a problem with the LCD or the inverter.

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Hi There, I've been experiencing the same setback as Kenneth. My lenovo 3000 flashed off and even if I boot it, the screen is still black.How ca I fix it?./ Ty


You may have a defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom: Screen flashes on and off or displays reddish pink hue. Picture stays on in red and slowly be come normal. Picture flickering with dim display or appear black. Picture flickers on and off. All these symptoms indicate that the LCD backlight lamp (CCFL Lamp) has reached the end of the life and all you need to do is replace the CCFL lamp.
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You could have a defective screen - a defective inverter or a CCFL lamp.
To determine if you have a LCD screen or video card problem, read this and follow the instructions.

Defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom:

  • Screen flashs on red/pink and off.
  • Picture stays on in red and slowly be come normal.
  • Picture flickering with dim display.
  • Picture flickering on and off.
All these symptoms indicate that the LCD backlight lamp (CCFL Lamp) has reached the end of the life and all you need to do is replacing the CCFL lamp

Connect an external monitor to your laptop and power it up, if you see the normal Windows images then the video card and laptop is OK and the problem is definitely the backlight.

Dim image and/or dark display on the laptop's LCD screen indicates a faulty LCD backlight and it could be the inverter that supplies high voltage to the CCFL lamp or it is the CCLF lamp is nearly burnt out or burnt out, most likely this is the case.
The inverter can be replaced easily but the CCLF lamp is more time consuming and requires soldering skills.
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You could have a defective screen - a defective inverter or a CCFL lamp.
To determine if you have a LCD screen or video card problem, read this and follow the instructions.

Defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom:

  • Screen flashs on red/pink and off.
  • Picture stays on in red and slowly be come normal.
  • Picture flickering with dim display.
  • Picture flickering on and off.
All these symptoms indicate that the LCD backlight lamp (CCFL Lamp) has reached the end of the life and all you need to do is replacing the CCFL lamp

Connect an external monitor to your laptop and power it up, if you see the normal Windows images then the video card and laptop is OK and the problem is definitely the backlight.

Dim image and/or dark display on the laptop's LCD screen indicates a faulty LCD backlight and it could be the inverter that supplies high voltage to the CCFL lamp or it is the CCLF lamp is nearly burnt out or burnt out, most likely this is the case.
The inverter can be replaced easily but the CCLF lamp is more time consuming and requires soldering skills.
Check out www.lcdparts.net for parts, repair service and DIY info

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Try using the brightness controls on your keyboard to brighten the screen. If that doesn't work then that means either the lcd or the inverter has gone bad.


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