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My lcd screen blew-is it possible related to overheating?

The light of the screen is out! I can see the screen in the right light sometimes...and if I hit the f5 key and control, the screen lights up momentarily but always goes back to black. I need to figure our how to fix this!!!!

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The inverter or the inverter coil has become defective, if the machine is still under warranty, take it back and they will have it repaired for you.
If not the you will have to take the laptop to a PC repair shop.
Your only othe option is to connect an external monitor to the laptop as the graphics card in the laptop is fine


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