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Dell i6000 - Pink Screen

Starting a week ago whenever my laptop's LCD would come back from any unpowered state it would have a pink/reddish hue that would gradually fade away to a natural tone.

One night, my screen simply lost power and went black. Rebooting yielded similar results -- it'd first turn pink then power off within seconds of booting.

Turning the brightness down as low as it can go prevents the LCD from shutting off, but everything is tinted a deep pink (and very dark as I have to keep the brightness low). Turning the brightness back up causes the pink to fade away, but the LCD shuts off shortly after.

This has been a great laptop, other than this. I routinely clean it's heatsinks, and it's never given me any trouble.

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    DELL INSPIRON 4150 XP, P4 2.00GHz, 512mb, 27GB, DVD+-RW PC NOTEBOOK_

    I have a wallpaper set on my desktop that is mostly white...when I turn the brightness all the way down via (fn + up/down key for brightness) the white will turn a light pinkish color (mostly at the bottom of the screen) ...when I turn the brightness all the way back up it goes away within 10 seconds...about a month ago the backlight in the screen completely failed allowing me to see just barely, to reboot the laptop with the backlight still malfunctioning, and perform a system restore...that seemed to bring the backlight back to working order and it hasn't happened since then, although I do still experience "pink screen" with the brightness level all the way down... what does this mean? That you for your time. --Regards

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The red hue is usually an indication of the CCFL tube (backlight bulb) going bad. These can usually be bought for under $20 but disassembly of the LCD module to replace them can be quite a pain. Fortunately there are are quite a few places that you can send the panel to and have it repaired for around $100.

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You are losing video from the motherboard..could be the video chip, yet this sort of thing can happen with laptops.

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