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Gateway ml6731 notebook - screen and does not work and will not work on an external monitor. Is this a notebook screen, ccfl voltage inverter or main board problem?

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It is possible that it is the main board or motherboard that is having problems. it is possible that the video card is having troubles.

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

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Addressing this as a Gateway 4540GZ PC Notebook. If it is a different computer please state in a Comment.

Gateway Support > Gateway 4540GZ main support page,

http://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/Gateway/4536GZ/4356nv.shtml

User Guides > Click on > 8510221-Gateway Notebook User Guide

Page 31 - System Key Combinations

Press the Fn key, and the F4 key to toggle over to an external monitor.

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VGA port,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_connector

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SVGA_port.jpg

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It's likely that your screen is "fried" (faulty) ... try to connect your laptop to an external VGA monitor, and see if the screen shows up (on the external monitor) properly. You may have to toggle the output display (device) from computer screen to external monitor ..using Fn+F3.
If it displays on your external monitor properly, it means your laptop screen is no good. You can replace the laptop screen, or just continue to use the external monitor.
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When i connect an external monitor and use Fn+F3 i was able to see the computer so i guess either the backlight or the inverter is not functional

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Sorry to say the monitor is poked try to use a external monitor because theyre not cheap to replace. These guys are good and most likely tell you the same!!!

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