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When I turn on the computer, the screen does not light up. I can sometimes just barely see some writing or a box, but nothing I can use.

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  • lagersmith Jul 07, 2010

    I have also tried removing the power cord, battery, pressing the on button for 30 seconds and plugging the cord back in without the battery. Doesn't work.

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I would assume you have used the FN and brigtness up button,
If this has not solved your problem it would more than likely be the inverter on its way out,, the inveter is located at the bottom middle of your screen bezel and would be best repaired by a professional as high voltage can be exposed

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