First guess would be a failure of the backlight lamps or their high voltage power supply.ej said:but no screen! any thoughts?
cwwozniak said:First guess would be a failure of the backlight lamps or their high voltage power supply.
Can you shine a strong light on the display with the computer powered up? If so, can you see a dim version of what you expect to normally see on it? You may have to move the light source and your head around to try to get the best angles for viewing.
EDIT: Is there any reason that the cable that is all ready attached to the other monitor will not connect to the notebook?
It should be a matter of removing the bezel around the LCD display in the lid of the notebook and locating the CCFL inverter. A typical inverter will have detachable connectors for the inputs and outputs. Inverters come in many sizes, shapes and power ratings. You need to be sure you get one that is designed to fit and work in your particular computerej said:is that a tough thing to replace? I found one on ebay for $30
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