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Pink screen on the laptop but when iattach an external monitor it works fine

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  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    I have dell d600 and my LCD white colr changed to it LCD needs to be changed or I can save money to replace some parts...pls suggest


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  • markland Jan 19, 2009

    My Toshiba A15-S1292 has similar problem except the screen is white and nothing on it nor change with any keys. Will work find with an external monitor plugged in, what can I do or check?



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Pink screen is usually a sign of the backlight going bad. Does it go from pink to normal after a while? usually that is the ccfl warming up- but it will need to be replaced- either the whole lcd, or just the backlight (ccfl) part of it.

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