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Laptop screen my mother has a Toshiba Laptop, and the screen is 'faded'. (if you tilt the screen in certain light you can sort of see whats on). The computer is on, sometimes you can tell where the mouse is, she's been hooking it up to an extra moniter. How do we get the screen back to normal?

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Re: laptop screen

Sounds like the backlight or the inverter is bad. Inverters run about 30 bucks on e-bay. if it's the backlight it is easier to replace the whole screen. Start by replacing the inverter and see if that helps.

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