[clug] how to test blank laptop screen

Michael Carden crash at michaelcarden.net
Mon Jan 4 16:45:11 MST 2010

> I assume that if the screen works but the back-light does not then I may be
> able
> to tell by reading the screen under the reflection of a strong light.

That's pretty right. Then it's usually a matter of inverter failure or
lamp failure. Some are cheap / easy to fix and others, well, you might
consider using the laptop as a headless server with built in UPS.


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