Question about HP Pavilion dv8000t Notebook

1 Answer

Display dims I have a three year old HP DV 8110US Pavilion and it has recently started to go dim or pale with slight lines. The problem is intermittent and moving it to the almost complete open position sometimes gets the screen back, but recently I have had to twist or flex the screen. It would not seem like the display or even the backlight inverter would be bad if I get the display back often for hours at a time. Has there been any issues with cabling or connections on these things? Also where might I find a good soiurce to open this monster without damaging the case to inspect the interior?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

My HP laptop monitor would go very dark (sometimes still legible) and it did it infrequently. The problem got worse and I could temporarily fix it by flicking the monitor off botton (i.e. the thing that sticks out to turn the monitor off when you close it). Ultimately, I had to replace the inverter. It was simple (once I found how to take it apart online) to replace the inverter and it fixed the monitor problem. This is after a computer technition told me that I needed a new bulb or for a little more he could get me a new monitor. Maybe there are some good computer repair guys, but I am now leary of them.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Display on dv7 1245dx is dim?


Check power settings,display will dim on battery power by default.Settings for display brightness are adjustable for AC and battery power.

Sep 02, 2014 | HP Pavilion dv7-1245dx Notebook

1 Answer

Is there any way to turn up the brightness on my HP pavilion DV 1000? I've had it since 2004 so i know its old and newer laptops have better technology but mine just seems so dim. Its annoying me.


try the blue fn button "bottom left of keyboard" together with F7 and F8 button, these should contol the screen brightness up and down.

I hope this is useful.

Dec 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I have a HP Pavilion laptop ze4900. Every time I move th screen, the display either goes off completely, or it goes vey dim and I cannot read anything from it. The only thing I can do to get a display


You could have a defective screen - a defective inverter or a CCFL lamp.
To determine if you have a LCD screen or video card problem, read this and follow the instructions.

Defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom:

  • Screen flashs on red/pink and off.
  • Picture stays on in red and slowly be come normal.
  • Picture flickering with dim display.
  • Picture flickering on and off.
All these symptoms indicate that the LCD backlight lamp (CCFL Lamp) has reached the end of the life and all you need to do is replacing the CCFL lamp

Connect an external monitor to your laptop and power it up, if you see the normal Windows images then the video card and laptop is OK and the problem is definitely the backlight.

Dim image and/or dark display on the laptop's LCD screen indicates a faulty LCD backlight and it could be the inverter that supplies high voltage to the CCFL lamp or it is the CCLF lamp is nearly burnt out or burnt out, most likely this is the case.
The inverter can be replaced easily but the CCLF lamp is more time consuming and requires soldering skills.
Check out www.lcdparts.net for parts, repair service and DIY info.

May 03, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Excellent picture for a several hours, then gradually dims.


if this is a old unit the there is serious problem with the display.

check how many times the light blinks and get back to us.

Feb 08, 2009 | Toshiba TP43H60 43" Television

1 Answer

Notebook monitor not working


Turn out the room lights and see if have a correct, but real dim, display. If you do, then you have a bad inverter or back light. If you don't, then you have a loose LCD cable connector, bad LCD cable or bad CD.
Ron

Dec 16, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook

1 Answer

DV4000 lcd goes dim


Have you checked your power options in the control panel to see what they are set at? Has this always been a prob, or is it something that has just started?

Oct 26, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

1 Answer

Backlight only stays on for a few seconds on compaq c700 that is only a year old


When the external AC power supply is unplugged from a notebook, the LCD display will dim to conserve on battery power. During times of heavy battery power operation; such as during the startup or boot process, the display may be very dim or barely readable. If the display remains dim when the notebook is operating on the Windows desktop, follow the steps below to resolve problems with display brightness Restart the notebook with AC power Follow the steps below to determine if the dim display is due to a hardware failure:
  1. Connect the AC adapter to the notebook and a working electrical outlet.
  2. Power down the notebook PC by pressing and holding the power button for 5 seconds.
  3. Press the power button again to start the computer.
If the display is still dim after restarting with the AC adapter connected, try changing the LCD brightness. Adjust the LCD brightness using the function keys From the Windows desktop, hold the fn key and press the f7 key c00776226.jpg to increase or the f8 key c00776225.jpg to decrease the brightness of the display. If using the function keys does not resolve the problem and you have a Lid Actuator on your particular model, check the movement of the Lid Actuator switch to determine that it moves freely and is not stuck. NOTE: The key numbers ( f7 or f8 ) may vary depending on the notebook PC; however, the images on the keys should be familiar. Check the movement of the Lid Actuator switch The Lid Actuator switch is available on some models. It is a small button or switch located above the keyboard near the hinge for the LCD. Pressing this switch when the computer is on may turn the notebook display off, or it may cause the notebook to enter a different power state. Press the switch two to three times while observing the display. If the display does not return to normal brightness when the switch is released, the switch may be sticking and need to be repaired. Contact HP service and support for further assistance. If the display turns off when the switch is pressed, the power management function may be set to hibernate or turn off when the lid is closed. Install updated BIOS and drivers To resolve certain hardware and software issues, use HP Health Check to automatically search the HP web site for an updated BIOS as well as any updated software and drivers. To launch HP Health Check, follow the steps below.
  1. Click Start , type health into the search field, and then select HP Health Check from the list. HP Health Check displays a list of available BIOS, software, and driver updates for your particular model.
  2. Click the description link for any BIOS, software, or driver updates, and then follow the on-screen instructions. You can only install one update at a time.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 above for all updates that you want to install.
You have now installed the available BIOS, software, and driver updates for your particular computer model. Contact HP service and support If the display remains dim after doing the troubleshooting steps listed in this document, contact HP service and support for further assistance.

Oct 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Dim screen


A New Backlight, or new bulbs for your backlight..

Jun 09, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv2000t 14.1" Notebook Laptop...

1 Answer

Acer 3000 Screen not working properly


This is most likely either a.) the connection to the LCD is falling out or b.) the screen itself is going bad.

If you feel comfortable to tackle this job you can buy the LCD to replace:

New LCD Screen:
http://www.lcds4less.com/AcerLaptop__acer_aspire_3000_series__laptop-screens.html

Removal Instructions:
http://www.lcds4less.com/PDF/Laptop-LCD-Removal-Instructions.pdf

Be sure to double check with the company to make sure that this screen will work with your notebook.

If you computer is still under warranty or maybe you purchased an extended warranty the manufacturer might cover replacement of the LCD.

hope that helps!

Jan 28, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Pavilion dv8000t Notebook Logo

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18375 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2598 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...