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New battery but lcd still no backlight

\015 Have replaced battery. previous to this the screen had no light but it did start up. how long do i leave it off to charge up new battery. has now been 8 hrs and still no light on lcd screen. is it battery not charged to max or a problem with lcd screen.thanks .trish\015

Answers :

You probably have a bad inverter or backlight in the display. The inverter is what provides power for the light, and it's usually what goes bad. Replacements for most brands are available online from a number of sources. A Google search will usually turn up several, as well as detailed steps to change it if yours is a common brand. A computer service shop could give an estimate if you're not comfortable doing the repair yourself.

If the backlight itself is bad, that's much harder to change since it's built into the display panel. It's easiest to replace the display, but that can be a costly part. Most servicers won't try replacing the backlight because of the time involved. Again, get an estimate and then decide whether to fix it or replace it.

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