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Dell Xps M140


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#1 big_Hunt1010

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 02:15 PM

Hey hows it going.......the backllight on my dell xps m140 keeps flashing every so often i have updated all the video drivers and such and still it continues to flash does any one have some suggestions to fix this??

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 04:45 PM

Check the connections. A wire can be broke with the outside insulation still intact, or get a new backlight
XPS M140 service manual
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Edited by garmanma, 24 January 2008 - 04:47 PM.

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 11:01 PM

i think ive put two n two together and it didnt start this untill i replaced the ac charger with an aftermarket one.. is it possible the since it isnt the exact same ac charger that it has some effect on the back light because when the ac charger isnt plugged in it doesnt flash?????????

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 08:41 AM

It's a possibility. Especially if you didn't match the amp. output
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Posted 25 January 2008 - 10:12 AM

i think it does have something to do with it...wow never trusting that store again.......as soon as i can afford a new ac adapter im getting one straight from dell...thanks broseph

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 12:57 PM

Hope that fixes it. Post back with the results
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