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Black screen start up, which one hour before was working fine, but now no image appearing on screen. remaining blank, and cannot turn it off, but only by taking battery out.  power light is on and can hear the pc working.  pc is an acer travelmate 2500

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  • sabinemdel Jul 04, 2008

    if lid switch is stcuk down due to closing too hard, how do you repair that?

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Sounds like the inverter that poweres the backlight is dead. Search on eBay for the FL inverter for your model. Should be easy to replace.

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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    Dean Joly Jul 04, 2008

    That would explain it too. The switch probably sticks out of a whole on a button cover. The button cover should snap off if you pry it up. Some notebooks have screws holding the button cover from the bottom. Experiment with he screws and something soft to use as a pry tool and you should be able to get at the switch.

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