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Screen is very dim..can barely see it..bright adjust doesnt help.

I can barely see the screen

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  • ten4truth May 25, 2009

    My backlight went out several months ago, and I had the inverter replaced, but it didn't help. The repair shop then said I needed a new screen - totalling over $500 for repairs - ridiculous, obviously. I put it away and recently decided to use it with an external monitor. When I change the settings for the external monitor, the screen flashes on and stays on for a few mintues. Is this a screen problem or something else?
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Hi, your LCD screen's backlight has gone out. This is a hardware failure, and you'll need to have it replaced or repaired. THe LCD screen consists of two parts, the LCD screen which creates images for you to see, and the backlight which forces light through the LCD so you can see it. Your backlight has gone out, so your screen still has images, but no light.

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