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Dim LCD with a IBM R51

I tried replacing the LCD, LCD cable and the LCD inverter. All of which did not fix the problem. I as well can see the image on the screen with a bright light on it. I believe that the only other possible replacement can be replacing the planar (motherboard) Other that that does anyone have any idea what the problem can be?

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Try updating your video driver. Also, try connecting your machine to external monitor and see if there's a display if not i then confirmed that you planar is faulty.

Note: If machine is under warranty no need to pay for the repairs.

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