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My screen has lost brightness

My laptop was doing fine until one day, when I opened it, the entire screen came up red, instead of blue, with white characters. The next time I opened it the screen was very dim--it has lost all it's brightness and is difficult to see.

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Sounds like your Back-light Bulb malfunctioning.

You may need to replace the Back-light, and possibly the Inverter as well.

Confirm that your Brightness setting is not set:
Look for your Function Key and and icon of a sun or a half/full circle. If this does not help then you have defective parts that need to be replaced.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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