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My Gateway Solo 9500



I just received a Gateway Solo 9500 that I bought on Ebay. I plugged in the Adapter and powered on the laptop and the Screen remained black although the laptop was functioning. Upon looking closer, I realized that I could just BARELY make out something on the screen. Is the LCD broken and is there something I can do to fix it without paying hundreds of dollars?

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  • ggirl Oct 16, 2007

    I Did contact the seller and he told me to send it back for a full refund. I am happy.


    Thanks for the info!



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The LCD  is fine as you can see the display.

This is a backlight fault.


This may have been caused by dropping (breaking the backlight tubes) or the inverter circuit has become faulty.


This should not cost hundreds to repair.


I think you should talk to the seller with a view to getting your money back first though.


Posted on Oct 13, 2007

  • Martin B
    Martin B Oct 16, 2007

    You are welcome, thanks for the rating!



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