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Sony vaio laptop screen is black

My laptop computer's screen is black and you can hardly see the screen but if you hook a monitor up to it, it works fine

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This means that your bulb is not working any more. It can be replaced, and the bulb itself will only cost around 20$. It could be the bulb which is brocken, but at the same time it could be the inverter. which is a bit more pricy, but is a simple fix.
I would go for a new bulb first. You will have to completely dismantle the LCD to replace it. Recommend seeing technician.

good luck

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Sounds like the backlight on the laptop screen has died or you've turned the brightness all the way down. If the backlight is dead, you can try to replace it yourself by looking for a replacement on places like ebay and find a replacement or find a "parts" laptop of the same model that you can use the screen from. The alternative of course is to send it in for repairs.

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