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Display problem My ACER 5100 is playing up. The LCD won't display anything it powers up to a grey colour and I can adjust the brightness by the keyboard but no display. A remote monitor plugged into the SVGA socket will work. Any help appreciated

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Re: Display problem

You need a new inverter:

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2.The Fn key and the right side arrow key, are pressed to increase Brightness.

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