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Old 01-29-2006, 12:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an HP pavilion zt1000 and the lcd is so dim I can hardly see it. I am guessing that means the problem is with the back light or the inverter. I am looking for anyone that has any experience and might suggest which it is or ways to figure it out. If its the inverter I am going to do it myself but if its the lamp thats pretty complicated right? How can I pinpoint the problem?. again I can see stuff on the screen its just compleatly dim and no adjustments to the brightness make any difference. Thanks for the help, Trevor

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Old 01-29-2006, 12:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Most likely the inverter board.

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not sure how similar the laptopss are to eachother. but theres usally a button on the top of the keyboard that u press in combination with the up or down button adjacent to it and this causes an adjustment in the backlight brightness.
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whats the battery life like on the laptop? lots of laptops go into a low power mode for the backlight.
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