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SCREEN PROBLEM My screen would not come on, the power indicator lights up, but the screen is still dark.

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Backlight is probly out.. wich I would rec new laptop
I know if sometimes laptops can be switch between vga out and laptop screen.. if its switched to output vga a lot of them will kill the laptop screen and you might just have to switch back or the contrast might be all the way down..
if backlight is out you will see the pic on screen but it is very very dark mostly you have to use a flashlight to see the screen
if its a desktop check to make sure that vga cable is not unplugged or loose.
ether way I would rec you take it in to a shop to see if its the screen or laptop/ desktop(vga port)

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