Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv7-1130us laptop ?

My screen light just turned off, but i can barely see my desktop and the taskbar. what happened?


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Sounds like either the ccfl tube died or your inverter died, a easy way to test this is to take a old working laptop, remove the screen bezel on both laptops and dissconnect the plug leading to the screen (usally a pink and white wire cable and connect the cable from the hp to the inverter on the old laptop, power on both laptops and if the hp screen lights up then the inverter on your hp is dead, this is not uncommon on laptops and if you ever get a new laptop try to get one with led backlight technology, if the inverter from the old laptop has the same plugs, put it into the hp, otherwise order a new on
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