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#1 smok1109

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 04:32 PM

ok so my monitor has been dead for wayyyy over a year now, and the thing is, i didn't know what was wrong with it til recently. So apparently the backlight is not working. I want to know if it's the inverter that's not working, or a bulb or some cables. However, since i don't know anything about computers, i don't know how to check for them. Another thing I plug in an external monitor and it works fine.

SO can anyone teach me how to check for those things? I live in Davis, California so if anyone of you super computer savvy people live close by, you know hint hint. Anyways I also live in San Francisco, it's just that i dont have a driver's license nor car. so travel is hard for me, but in Davis i can bike.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 05:01 PM

Depending on how often you open/close it the first thing to check is crimped/ broken wires. Check Dell's support site. they have very good tear down guides.
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