Having problems with your Dell Studio 1537 Laptop ?

Screen is dark at start up

\015 I have had the laptop for about 4 months and it just started going dark. If I push on the bottom right side of the screen, it comes back on. It stays on with pressure, but goes dark without pressure.\015

Answers :

If its running on batteries the screen brightness will dim quite a bit. If on AC adapter it should be full brightness, but this is adjustable in either case. With the computer up and running, press and hold down the Fn key and push the up arrow to make it brighter and the down arrow to make it dimer.
Loose connection. Seems like its for your backlighting.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Studio 1537 Laptop

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My ibm thinkpad T40 powers on but does not post. No hard drive activity blank screen. But it was working fine 1 hour ago. Before this happen I was working in windows and the computer hung up. Then I rebooted and now get nothing but power lights. What could be the problem?


Hi.Try first disconnecting the power adapter, removing battery, waiting two minutes, and putting the laptop back together.That will drain power from main board (apart coin battery powering BIOS and some other circuit). This can fix ... IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

HP Pavilion, Screen working, but extremely dark!


Hi,\015\012\015\012As per your description, I find that the issue is with the LCD Backlight which is also called as LCD Inverter which lights up the LCD to show us the Display on the LCD Display ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Sometimes no display on screen of acer 3680 when starts


If you hear the hard drive spinning and you think Windows is working but you can't see an image then :-You could have a defective screen - a defective inverter or a CCFL lamp or simply the video cable needs reseating. After reseating the video ... Acer Aspire 5050-3242 Notebook

My dell inspiron 1520 has dark screen


I just "fixed" a 1520 that had a similar problem. The screen would go dark at odd times and would always go dark if the power adapter was UNplugged. After upgrading the bios, chipset and video drivers with no improvement I started fooling with the po ... PC Laptops

Replacing lcd I have a gateway 3550gz, the screen broke,, small hairline crack in screen, it eventually stopped working all together. I just got a replacement screen, we put it all together just like it was with the original, whaen the laptop starts up the screen is very dark, we mcan hardly msee whats on it. Is there a driver that needs to be downloaded? Why would it be dark like this and not start up like a new bright screen?


My friend while i was thinking about ur situation in here this idea just passed by and it could be the reason why ur screen is so black\015\012\015\012u know when u close the laptop (not turn off just close it) there is some kind of butto ... Gateway 3550GZ Notebook

Screen keeps going into darkness at start-up


Hi \015\012\015\012The screen kept winking out because the brightness setting was too dark, something to do with the tolerance perhaps?\015\012\015\012I just made it brighter and all was well! ... Formac Gallery Xtreme 2010 20.1" LCD Monitor

The laptop starts but yhe screen stays dark


The Keybinding to switch monitors is Fn F4. Please try this, and if it still doesn't work, listen closely and see if it keeps rebooting, also go into a dark room with the laptop, and see if the screen switches from black to dark blue and back to blac ... BenQ Joybook 8000 Notebook

Screen not working


Hi, I'm a laptop technician and if the screen is blank as in there is nothing showing on the screen at all (even when the laptop first starts up), but the laptop sounds like it is starting normally then the backlight or invertor for the laptop screen ... PC Laptops

Laptop screen not working


Hi, I'm a laptop technician and if the screen is blank as in there is nothing showing on the screen at all (even when the laptop first starts up), but the laptop sounds like it is starting normally then the backlight or invertor for the laptop screen ... Acer Aspire 5002WLCi Notebook

Screen is dark but icons are barley visible.


What you have is an inverter failure most likely. The inverter takes the AC adapter voltage and converts it to high voltage AC for the backlight bulb. Backlight bulbs rarely fail but the inverters do. Ebay has inverters for around 15-20 bucks. The in ... Toshiba Satellite M55-S135 Notebook

Same problem screen goes dark.


Hi\015\012\015\012Well I would have thought this to be a classic failing monitor until you said even a new monitor does the same thing. This being the case it can only be the video card or drivers for the card. Resolution is easy to cha ... HP Vs17 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

Very dark screen


Hi,If the\015\012desktop could be seen (albeit very dark background) then it could\015\012either be the CCF Lamps (cold cathode florescent) or the inverter that\015\012powers the lamps. One way to verify is to shine a flashlight at an\015 ... Toshiba Satellite L20-S310TD Notebook

Laptop monitor goes into Standby when anything moves


Fn+F8 ... Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

My aspire one does not boot,the screen is dark


Foollow the steps below to resolve the problem. Worked for me. It should work for you as well.Product\015\012\011\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011 ... Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

Acer aspire 5315


Hi,Since the Acer Aspire 5315 works except that the display is dark, then it\015\012would be safe to assume that it is only the LCD display part that is\015\012the issue. Often LCD display (of laptops) are working but only that you\015\01 ... Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

Screen is dark at start up


If its running on batteries the screen brightness will dim quite a bit. If on AC adapter it should be full brightness, but this is adjustable in either case. With the computer up and running, press and hold down the Fn key and push the up arrow to ma ... Dell Studio 1537 Laptop

Viewsonic vx2235wm blinks and goes dark


Problem is Poor Solder connections if you can solder or know of someone who can Resolder all the Boards and you should not have anymore problems, Most common problems with these sets is poor solder connectons or Bad capacitors they begin to vent open ... ViewSonic VX2235WM Monitor

LCD starts to display for about 2 seconds then goes dark.


Hi Robert: Sorry for the delayed reply. I was away for a few days. In reply to your suggestion, I can see a dim display on the laptop screen when lighted with a flashlight. Since the screen did light up for a few seconds at the start it seems to be a ... Toshiba Satellite 1135-S125 Notebook

Monitor went dark


You may have a defective CCFL backlight, it may have the following symptom: Screen flashes on and off or displays reddish pink hue. Picture stays on in red and slowly be come normal. Picture flickering with dim display or appear black. Picture ... Toshiba Satellite A135-S2386 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite a45-s130 screen has gone real dark need a flash


Paul, Georgiana and You,\015\0121. do you have an antivirus installed on your laptop? if not, then install one rightaway.\015\0122. also from start->control panel->system->hardware->display adapters and monitor. uninstall the display adap ... Toshiba Satellite A45-S130 Notebook

Sounds like start, but screen stays dark,


Not even beeping? Hard to tell from such little info. HDD doesn't work, CPU stays cold, that would indicate a motherboard problem, but then it would beep most of the times. It can be a a problem with your screen, but that doesn't add upp with the HDD ... PC Laptops

Acer aspire 5520 won't load up upon reboot


Looks like you've had a bad day with computers! Let's see if we can take some of this on today...\015\012\015\012On the first laptop (these ideas may work for both, but I'll address them the way I would my own, and we'll go from there), ... Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook

Monitor turns on then goes dark


Either the power supply board is failing and needs repair or a bad bulb in the screen is causing it.You would have to open it up to get a better idea.Here's some info:\015\012\015\012MAKE\015\012SURE ALL POWER is DISCONNECTED ... ViewSonic VX715 17" LCD Monitor

Fujitsu Lifebook C2330 Monitor dark


Ih some older lap tops have a wheel on the side of the screen that enables you to adjust the screens light or darkness. please excuse me if I am stating the obvious but I am not totally familiar with this model\015\012as for the hissing this so ... Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro V7010 Notebook

Screen goes dark after a few seconds


Try fn+f7 that \015\012Toggle external monitor,and disconect external monitor before starting ... Lenovo 3000 N100 0689 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.5540 seconds