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Why is the LCD screen dark?

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I was recently donated a Compaq Presario M2000 and was told the LCD screen is dark. I am thinking that the problem with this is that it needs a new inverter. I also thought that the LCD might need a new bulb. Is there any other problems that could be a possibility with this LCD?

As far as I know, it runs just fine, everything else works on it. Its actually still usable if I hold the screen up to a light that way I can see everything on the LCD.

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Patrick, start with the easy stuff first. Change the inverter board. After, that reevaluate. There are some good instructions here and the service manual is available right here.

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