Having problems with your Sony VAIO FX240 Notebook ?

Laptop i need some tips. my laptop fell and from that time on the screen turned black but if your going to look closely at the background, images are still present and the laptop is still functioning/running.


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I have a Compaq Armada 110 PIII that had a dark screen. Fiddling with the cover closed button would sometimes bring it back. If I turned it on and waited for a while, it would flicker on and stay. Finally I got so fed up with it I downloaded the (free on HP's site) repair manual for the 110. I took of the button/indicator cover (no screws, just pry it up) and below the cover button was a big hole, and a black rectangular switch. The switch had a plunger on it, but it was stuck down. I tried to pull the button up, but it just came completely off the board. Since it is a switch, and it is make to function, I reassembled the laptop, and voila! BACKLIGHT IS FINE, RIGHT FROM CMOS! So what if I don't have that button functioning - I don't have it MALfunctioning anymore!
There is another solution. Only if you cant afford to repair it. If you have a spare monitor laying about plug it in to the laptop believe me youll still get some more glorious hours from that laptop until you might drop the monitor WOOPS....
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