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We have a Sony Viao All in One VGC-JS110J. The monitor keeps going black. The system is still running, and the monitor will come back on after we turn it off for a while. Tthe outage keeps happening. We had it repaired while still under warranty, but it is happenign again, and our system is out of warranty now. Sony is not willing to fix the problem based on the Customer service number, and this is making us not want another Sony product again.

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It sounds like the backlight is failing. You may be able to prove this by shining a light across the panel and looking very closely to see if the display is actually still there, just not being lit. If this is the case it can be the backlight or the inverter. You may be able to hook up an external monitor to it and prove that it is a problem with the lcd display and not the graphics adapter but your description is common for a failing LCD/inverter.

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