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DV100 Display My display goes black, but when I tap the lid actuator switch, it comes back on. Sometimes for a second or two; sometimes for an hour or two. I can get it to go off and on, off and on by tapping the switch.. It seems to be in that switch, which I understand in on the mother board. . I can see the display if I shine a bright light on it. My computer isn't under warranty.. Can I just disable the switch?

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Hi questpilot,
what you're saying it can be 3 possible case
1.its the backlight that have problem and I give it 90% to your problem.The behavior of spoil back light sometime you can use and sometime you can't if you tab the switch that mean you power off the light and after that you power on it again so this will work for 1-2 second
2.Bad inverter or bad chip on that inverter this always happen but like this case sometime after switch, you can use for nearly a week or two. so I give it only 40% for your case.
3.Its the lid actuator but you already push it up and down already and still the same.and also when you push it down and up the light turn on...so I think this is working fine.
goodluck,takecare

Posted on May 16, 2008

  • jelo85 Feb 25, 2011

    I changed the inverter and still got no light. Is it possible to change the lid actuator? Is there any solution?

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