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Faint black screen

The laptop was being used 20mins before the problem started. My husband has the settings so that when you close the screen it stays active instead of standing by. So we closed it and then when to open it like 20mins later and it was a faint hard to see screen and then went to an all black screen. Now everytime we power it on it has the faint hard to see screen and has a buzzing sound.

Its a gateway MX3560 and we just replaced the memory at the beginning of the yr because it went bad.


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  • DeAmbra Jul 15, 2008

    We've left the computer off for 2 days now and nothing has changed, the screen is still very dim and none of the settings have been changed.



    This computer has been to Iraq and back in the last 2 yrs and has been left on for hours at a time, I'm not sure that the 20 mins it was setting on the dash of the car while driving at night made that big of a difference.

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Try the power management again if this does not work the try thebrightness of the montior if nothing ele only other thing is that the video card went from being on to long because it over heated you should buy a laptop holder for it to keep it off the table top and this way it gets more air to keep cool

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