Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1100 Notebook ?

After working normally for several years, my Inspiron 1100 display went dark but will come on normally if I press Fn+CRT/LCD BUT ONLY FOR 1 OR 2 SECONDS then goes dark again. Tried holding F8 during startup and the correct page appears but then goes dark. It's impossible to investigate control panels or anything because display doesn't stay lit long enough. Never saw this problem before. Thanks.


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There is a ribbon cable going from the lower [keyboard unit] to the upper unit [display] that has been going bad over time. or the display panel backlight is bad.. you might be able to save old betsy by taking her to a laptop shop and see what they can do..goodday
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