Question about Computers & Internet
Shut it down for the night. Machine boots ok, and if I get my nose very close to screen I can make out what is on the screen, but if you sit at normal range the screen looks black. (it is duhhhhh.) anyhow I have not tried connecting to another monitor as I am sure that will work, but that defeats the laptop.
I have tried the Fn/F8 keys and it is evidently set normal. I could see it in control panel and all looked normal.
Sound like the monitor needs replaced?
Yes, it sounds like somehow the back light behind the LCD has gone out, cheaper to replace the whole LCD then to replace the light itself, but do connect a desktop monitor to it before you go out and buy one, if it works fine then you know its the lcd, if it does not work then it may be the internal video card.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 30, 2013 | Computers & Internet
Jul 24, 2012 | Dell Computers & Internet
Feb 26, 2012 | Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
Aug 17, 2011 | Acer X193W LCD Monitor
Jul 19, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 2650 Notebook
Aug 30, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Jun 15, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8300 PC Desktop
Nov 21, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A215-S7422 Notebook
Sep 14, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook
Nov 17, 2007 | Dell Latitude C400 Notebook
Sep 25, 2018 | The Computers & Internet
295 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!