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If I open the screen anymore than about 45 degrees, the light on the screen will shut off. The screen is still on, as is the laptop itself. I can tell because at a certain angle I can still see what I'm doing, but it's very hard to see. The light is off, yet the screen still displays everything, almost as if at the darkest setting possible before considered "black". Please any help! Is the problem in the wiring near or around the point where the screen meets the keyboard?

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You problem most likely the video/power cable from the motherboard to the LCD screen/inverter. The inverter supplies high voltage to the CCFL lamp that provides the back-light.
This cable may only need reseating the connector on the motherboard or the cable is broken and needs replacing.
Parts are available on the Internet, try this WEB site :-
www.lcdparts.net

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