Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A31 Notebook ?

As I was using my A31p, the screen went dead. I could still see that there was an image on the screen if I shone a flashlight on it. Also, the computer worked just fine with an external monitor. So I thought---OK, the inverter board is dead. So I got a new inverter, put it in---no change. So now I figure, the flourescent tube is dead. So I took the screen assembly out of one of my other A31p's and put that in---still no change. The new screen with the new inverter still behave as if the flouresc


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Have you checked the ground wire? Is it hooked up?

Its got to be something simple.


Replace the screen display back-light, that is the problem, not the voltage supply from the inverter
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