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Ibm laptop i have a ibm thinkpad that is approx. 3 years old. It was working fine and then all of a sudden one day i turned it on...and the screen is not working. I put a flash light on the screen when i turned it on and i could see the thinkpad logo light up..very dull though....any suggestions? i was told it could be the back up light or the inverter...any way to find out what it is????

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I would suggest changing the inverter first as it it the simplest and cheapest solution. inverters for the thinkpad can be picked up on eBay for a couple of ponds.

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