No lights

the end - Jan 12, 2009 at 06:44 PM
 the end - Jan 13, 2009 at 01:45 PM
my screen display lights stopped working after what appeared to be a worm attack. im runnin a dell inspirion 1501. at the time i was runnin with vista ultimate, but now im stuck with basic( what it came with). iv lost all personal files but thats ok. i jus want the damn lights back cause who the hell uses a flashlight in middle day while outside thats what i have to do to see the screen. help pls.

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,833
Jan 12, 2009 at 11:09 PM
Sound more like a hardware problem than a software/virus problem. It could be the screen "inverter" or the screen "backlight" neither is a user fixable problem. I had a similar problem with a used Dell - the only way I got it fixed was to take it to a specialized shop where they tried a number of inverters before they found one that worked.
well i guess thats what i have to do cause now its comes on when it feels like and turns off when it feels like aswell