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Dark screen on me laptop

I have a dell inspiron 5150 15 inch laptop, the screen is dark, with faint hints of the picture. hard to make out but very dark, is it back light gone or inverter/?? connected a external tft to it picture fine on the external monitor. run the f12 diagnostics test, and come up with inverter has passed. but as iam testing with external monitor attached. is this passing this or the actual laptop screen. please advise. many thanks. WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE OUT, THERE IS LIGHT FAITLEY ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE SCREEN, AND NOTHING ON THE RIGHT//////////////???/ ANY IDEALS TO CONCLUDE??? also is ther a way to test the inverter via meter????
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The LCD backlight has failed, you will need to replace the LCD assy (about $200)

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