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Standard User xon
(experienced) Thu 10-Oct-13 08:53:35
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Presario CQ61 417-SA display issue


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Eldest used this laptop for uni, until the display became too dim. Bought him a new Ativ and recovered his coursework using an external monitor.

It runs Win 7 Home Premium which in passing I have reinstalled from the HP onboard image, with a view to disposal. No hardware issues are indicated post install.

I thought that since the screen image is just about visible that it would simply be an issue of replacing the inverter, but no. I have just received and installed the second inverter from an Ebay seller with 100% feedback and it is still rather like me exceptionally dim.

What else could account for this? TIA

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Standard User ian72
(knowledge is power) Thu 10-Oct-13 11:39:17
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Re: Presario CQ61 417-SA display issue


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Are you sure the backlight hasn't failed? Some info on ebay about screen issues
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