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When I take the power out of my laptop it goes dark. Why is this? How can I make the brightness remain?

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Hold down the FN button and hit the up arrow key with the adapter disconnected. This should increase the brightness.

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Check your power settings
>control panel
>perfromance maintence
>power options
>Advanced


This should give you a option to select from

Thanks

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop screen goes dark


Hey Lea,
Try the steps below to see if they will resolve this issue that you are having with your computer. If this does resolve the issue you can email me. My email address is listed below in my sigfile.

1) UNPLUG THE LAPTOP
2) REMOVE THE BATTERY
3) HOLD DOWN THE POWER BUTTON FOR ABOUT 30 SECONDS TO 2 MINUTES
4) THEN PUT THE BATTERY BACK IN
5) START IT UP..

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Apr 13, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

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My dell inspiron 1525 notebook brightness is goes down,it looks very dark, whatshould i do?????


Press the Fn key and the up arrow key simultaneiously, this should increase the brightness. (down arrow key reduces the brightness)

If this does not increase or decrease the brightness, then the problem should be with the backlight or the backlight circuits. Please contact Dell for a replacement of the LCD panel (if your computer is in warranty) if not contact a local tech who can replace the LCD panel or the Backlight for your laptop

Dec 25, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

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My dell inspiron laptop 1000 screen turns dark every few seconds. if I close the computer half way and open it,it stay bright for a few seconds and turns dark again


This is your back light on your lcd display, To prove that have a flash light handy when it goes dark point the flash light at the screen and you should see the screen and that would mean right there you got a back light going out or the inverter that powers it is going bad. Etherway if this is not your area of work you need to tech it to a computer tech local to have it repaired.

Thanks for being considerate with your ratings and feedback today.

May 04, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

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I have a dell inspiron laptop that has a good display with the battery, but flickers when the adapter is plugged in. Help


its not your display.... your A/C adapter is losing connection.

your brightnees is set to LOW on battery, and HIGH on A/C... which is why you think it flickers.. it is just losing and gaining A/C connection.. so it goes bright, then dark, then bright, then dark.. or A/C, then battery, then A/C, then battery... you understand?

try holding the A/C cord, where it is plugged into the back of the laptop, in one spot.... then move it to another spot and hold it there... does the problem stop? Then your A/C cord has a bad connection to your motherboard, which means you need a new motherboard.

good luck, if you thought this was a good solution, please vote.

Sep 25, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

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Dell laptop screen goes blank when ac adapter plugged in


I believe I have found the problem with the 1525 that I am currently working on which has the same problem that you describe. Ultimately I think it's a problem with the inverter in the LCD. When the laptop is powered by battery the brightness is lower than full. When I plug in the power adapter the brightness goes to "full" and I hear a faint sizzle and the LCD's backlight goes off. Same as if you hold the Fn key and press the up arrow to brighten it, it will do the same thing when you reach near the full brightness. So for now I have fixed this problem by going in the Power Options and clicked on Adjust the display brightness on the left. Slide the slider to the left on the "plugged in" part and now when you plug it in it shouldn't make it go blank. I do want to note that I hear a faint buzz coming from the LCD when I plug it in. That must mean the inverter is faulty. WAY TO GO DELL!!!!!!

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Can I use ther Targus Adaptor for Inspiron 1525


On the long term, a power adapter with a bigger amperage can damage battery and battery charger.

Better to get an adapter with same specs as the 65/70W one , or an original replacemant:

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