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Laptop goes dark

I own an inspiron 6400 which all of a sudden started going dark. Whether plugged in or on battery - same thing. The screen goes dark to the point that i can't see what's running in the background. If I plug an external monitor into it, it works just fine.

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You can refer to this document for display assembly. It looks like the display is going bad. By checking the seating of the display cable, you're isolating the fact that the cable is connected.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins6400/en/sm/display.htm#wp1022270


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Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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