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Screen extremely dim

"someone" spilled something on a laptop and now the screen is extremely dim, you have to shine a flashlight on it to see anything. I replaced the inverter, still no fix... then replaced the entire LCD screen, still doesn't work!! There is one more solution I'm trying and that is a flat cable that connects from the mobo to the screen (it didn't come with the new screen, so I used the old one) ... I'm hoping that's the problem.

But while I'm waiting for that to arrive, does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks :)

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I think you should look at the sleep button on pin.When you close LCD it should push that pin down(Stanby or sleep pin).
When you press or it get stuck, this pin will block or not send voltage to inverter so that the light on monitor should go off or computer go to standy or sleep mode.Check this one.
best of luck,takecare

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