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The backlight on my laptop goes out at the log in screen, xp-home if i start in safe mode it does not go out

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While you are in safe mode unistall the graphics drivers in device manager and reinstall the proper drivers

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Sounds like you've got a corrupt windows.
Laptop brand model?
What version of windows are you running. eg xp home xp pro vista etc.?

Try a chkdsk command first via your windows disc.
boot from your windows disc for now.

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