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Laptop's dark screen is pissing me off

My screen is very dark and I can't find a way to brighten it. I tried pushing Fn and F5, but still no luck.

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  • clirup Apr 10, 2009

    I can't brighten my screen on my aspire 5100


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Hi, i have an Acer 5100 and the screen is really dark... can only just make out the screen. I have tried the fn key trick with no luck. I have replaced the inverter and also the screen.... again no joy. Can someone help me please :)

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My laptop screen has suddenly gone so black I can hardly see what I am doing. I have tried the Fn Key and Keys F1-F10 nothin is working. Can you please help.
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