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LCD screen flickers off & on, then may stay on for 5 minutes then darken whereas you can barely see the information on the screen.

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This is a laptop. If so sounds like your backlight/inverter is going bad. Check the following links if it is a laptop:

http://www.fonerbooks.com/test.htm

http://www.fonerbooks.com/laptop14.htm

http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2009/05/04/how-test-lcd-screen-inverter-in-laptop/

http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2007/09/05/troubleshooting-laptop-with-backlight-failure/

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