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Brightness quit working

My brightness box used to pop up randomly and fluctuate. I had to hold in the right arrow to have it go up to 100 but then it would just go back to 0 unless I kept holding it in and sometimes it would eventually go off. Now the buttons below the screen for the menu to get in to adjust brightness and contrast and such do not work at all. What can I do to get my brightness back? It's a real pain not being able to see anything. (The last time the box popped up it went down to 0 brightness and wouldn't let me put it back up to 100, so my computer has been stuck at 0 brightness for a good many months now...).

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Hello,

Unfortunately, it soulds like the monitor may be going bad. You may have to use the manufacturer warranty if its still valid.

Thanks

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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