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Inspiron 4000 black screen

I changed themes and the computer now comes on with an all black screen with icons barely visible. If you open anything you cant see but spots of it. I can't get into any program to change anything. Even in last good start and safe start it comes up this way.

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Re: Inspiron 4000 black screen

Try an external monitor if you can see that ecerything you created is as then your LCD is on the way out. I would then say its a coincidence it happened at the time you changed the theme.

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