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Monitor is dim

My Toshiba Satellite screen has dimmed where I can barely see the items. This occured when I booted the laptop up today. There was nothing that happened prior to this. When I connect a secondary monitor it works fine. I have tried to brighten and dim the screen to no avail. Please help!

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Sounds like your inverter is failing. The inverter takes the dc power from the battery and charger and converts to high voltage AC current for the backlight lamp inside the screen. When the inverter starts to fail, the display will sometimes blink, dim out over time, flash just get dark and stay that way.

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