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Vaio laptop- screen went dark but is still on.

Started it up...using it for five minutes..screen went dark. Power shows on. Unplugged it....nothing happened...still dark.

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  • wcarnice Mar 02, 2009

    I have the same issue.. i see the bios for 4 seconds then screen goes black. Somtimes I can get to the Windows log on screen and then goes black. Seems like something is heating up and the screen fails faster each time I try it. When I reboot I can see the screen again. It's not the memory, tried different DIMMS. Sony only has one Bios and you have to run it from XP on the machine if you want to re-install. (pointless). Anyone know the cause?



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Check power from adapter, if its ok, try looking at your function key and adjust brightness through function key. or else you might have to replace the lcd bulb....

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Your backlight from the screen is the trouble.
You have to change it.

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