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Dark screen with dull image in background

My inspiron 9300 never gets bright it stays dark but a dull image could be seen in the back ground.
I had the screen and inverter replace with new one the problem still exist, when its hooked up to a external monitor is ok.
What could my problem be.

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  • kbkkw7327 Dec 14, 2008

    The orignal screen was removed after it would lightup for a 1to2 second and then go dark with the dull image in the background.

    New screen was put in place along with the a new inverter this screen would not light up at all all that is visable is the Dull image in the background.

    After taking it apart again and looking at the numbers on the back, the numbers on the old # is LP171WX2 17.0" (TL)(A1) wxga +

    The numbers on the old # is LP171WX2 (TL) (B2) this is leading me to believe that the new screen is not the wright screen for the this laptop what do uoy thing.



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You may need to check your desktop image for your monitor and change it to something lighter
The external monitor usually uses your computer's default and not ncessarily the one from your laptop monitor

Without taking it apart myself, it could be some wiring from the laptop to the screen

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