Having problems with your IBM Lenovo ThinkPad X40 Notebook ?

Screen dark, but intermittant. Is it backlight, inverter or other

\015 My laptop's screen has gone dark. You can just make out the display, but it's as if the lights have been switched off. So, to me indicates either the backlight or inverter. However, it is intermittent. Its frequency is getting more though. Would appreciate guidance as to what it could be, so I can fix it. Many thanks.\015

Answers :

I always start with replacing the inverter since it's much much easier and is usually the source of these problems.

If that doesn't work you could replace the backlight ( not fun or easy for a novice) or replace the entire lcd.

Best of luck!
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