Having problems with your Gateway PC Laptops ?
MONITOR VERY DARK
\015 I HAVE A GATEWAY 5350. AFTER TRYING TO DOWNLOAD AOL ON LAPTOP MY SCREEN IS VERY DARK. HOW DO I LIGHTEN IT UP? I CONNECTED IT TO MY DESK TOP AND COMPUTER WORKED.\015
Try using the FN key and the up arrow at the same time while tapping the up arrow, also make sure that if you have vista, you are not in "power saver mode". if there is no light at all coming from your screen, you may have a bad display bulb, this could also be a faulty invertor, but you would have noticed a constant flicker.
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