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Pc loads up, at different times, screen darkens, but you can barely see the screen under the black, very difficult, what do i do? has windows xp, ibm t41 thinkpad

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  • a1baron99 Sep 11, 2009

    sorry, i did not describe the problem as well as i should have, hence your answer was not directly applicable. when the pc boots up, i see the screen clearly, but after a few minutes, the screen darkens, to almost black, but you can see a very dim view of what the screen should look like behind the blackened screen. i did check some other fixit sites, and many people owning a ibm thinkpad t41 have experienced similar problems. i do not quite know what the fix is, could be a backlight, or a cable, but i do know i have a temporary short term fix if i press FN/F3 then wake up the pc after a few seconds, i get a few minutes of regular viewing then it goes black again. i still need to find out what the problem is but at least i have a work around until i find the problem.

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Did u try to adjust the brightness or contrast

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