Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop ?

Black Screen I have a Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop and when I turn it on it starts up but the screen stays black. The only thing you can see is the white mouse cursor.

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Its either your inverter or ccfl backlight tube that is out

here is a tip, if you ever buy a new laptop, try to get one with led backlight technology, they last a lot longer and are more durable

Sounds like your graphics adapter isn't working correctly or there's a problem with something in Windows (I'm assuming you're running Windows XP).\015\012\015\012If so, restart your computer and hit F8 until you get a menu. Select Safe Mode and see if it boots up correctly. If it does, note any error messages you may receive and then shut it down.\015\012\015\012After shutting it down, let it start up on it's own and see if you get your picture back.
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