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Old 02-21-2008, 07:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I bought a T30 for my friend for his bday, (got it for 250 ) and i bring it home and go to install xp on it and after a few minutes the screen goes extremely dark. If i go FN F7 twice it comes back alright. I can still move the cursor and everything, but it's annoying and i wouldn't want him to think i got a ****** broken laptop. So whats going on here.... HELP!!!!
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After you install and get it up and running, does it still do that?
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yeah, its doing it now while its just on the desktop.
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Possibly a setting in the Power Options? Check the Power Options in Control Panel. Might be a setting in the BIOS as well for making the screen go dim like that.
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