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I have dell vostro 1000 labtop an the screen is just black wen i turn it on there is no light but i can here the sound so i no it is on i just can see anything can anyone help. pleasurezone74@yahoo.com

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Hook a spare monitor to the video output on the back of the laptop, if it works! it rules out the video graphics card on the motherboard, which means the problem is the inverter board "more than likely" or the back light behind the screen has failed. The inverter board is located under the LCD screen and can be replaced. The back light is built into the display and most technicians will opt to replace the LCD, an expensive venture.

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It sounds like the laptop is set to use an external monitor.
Check the function keys for an icon that looks somewhat like a monitor
turn the unit on and wait until it is started
then press and hold the function (fn) key
While holding the fn key press the function key with the icon (it is a stepping control)
this should, after one or two presses bring up your on-board screen.

Good luck, I hope this helps

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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