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#1 Delaine


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Posted 11 December 2007 - 11:15 PM

I have a laptop and when turning on tonight, The computer came on but, you could barely see the sign on screen. I couldn't even see the mouse as I was trying to sign on. I have a Dell Inspirion 2200.

Thanks for any help.

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 12 December 2007 - 12:08 AM

Sounds like an issue with the LCD display. I had a Winbook Pro a while ago with the very same problem. The LCD had to be replaced.

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 07:17 PM

FWIW: You could test by just momentarily connecting a monitor to the laptop. If the same phenomenon happens, it's something other than the display screen itself.


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Posted 12 December 2007 - 09:19 PM

Like Louis said, try a separate monitor Lf that's OK, it's probably the back light or it's connection
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Posted 13 December 2007 - 04:34 AM

Yeah, my cousin has experienced the same problem and he had to get the screen replaced too. I told my cousin it was probably because he left his Laptop on all the time and I mean bassically about 20 hours each day so it spends more time being on than off(On top o that it wa sjust idle and did nothing but shwo the desktop). So, eventually after having left it on for so long everyday his screen had it and the computer was only 6 months old! Just goes to show why you should turn off your computer screen or just turn it off altogther.

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