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Q: screen is dark when turning on

When I press the power button the computer boots up fine, and then the screen is dark but i can see the sign on page but i am unable to make screen bright like it normally would be. So I press power button and power down computer and then it will boot find screen is normal and all is fine till the next time I power on computer. This is a pain and would appreciate any idea on how to fix this.

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What's wrong with my Samsung monitor? It turns off for a few seconds and then turns back on.

A:Solved: Why is my monitor going dark for a few seconds and then turning on?

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Here is the issue, when my computer goes to sleep after it's on for a while when I move the mouse to get the screen back up it shows the backround no icons or anything to click.
Same if I turn it off and turn it back on. I have to turn it off and on many times then go to safe mode and shut down then turn it on again for it to work. Just now I had to turn it on/off 4 times for it to show the icons and task bar. Usually it is left blank with nothing to click having no choice but to turn it off.
Norton says no viruses.
My computer is HP with windows 7. I bought it in 2011.
This problem has been happening for a long time. Please help.

A:When turning off computer & turning it back on again screen is blank

Hello squirrels and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think I'd start out by trying to do a startup repair. It's been suggested that the startup repair be done 3 times (regardless of what the notifications say) and the computer rebooted after each repair.

Startup Repair

If this doesn't fix the problem one of the Forum experts has prepared these troubleshooting guides with some additional suggestions.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Using window xp pro
I on computer.
It's fine loading bios and till window xp logo..
when it starting to load the welcome window screen.. (which it didnt reach the welcome screen at all)
It just stuck at the black screen..

so i try to run in safe mode, weirdly it able to open.. okie

i tried to reformat... but it doesnt seems to work, it happens the same thing..

b4 this happened.. it all started one day.. i let my computer to download some personal stuff.. then, my bro went to play gunz online.. so the computer got hanged, and he just shut the computer just like that.. (how stupid) so now, i cant reach the welcome screen at all.. help me pls..

I'm using pentium 3..
as yall know, im a beginner, i dont know a thing.. just tell me what to do if u need any informations..

A:Can't load window welcome screen! stuck at dark blank screen

Try this, boot into safe mode.
Right-click on "My computer" and select "manage"
When that opens, click on device manager

When device manager opens, look at your graphics card normally under "display adapters" - any crosses or red splats?

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I have a HP Pavilion ze2000 running Windows XP laptop that I purchased new. it has been working wonderfully until all of a sudden all I get when I power on is a dark screen with a curser flashing  on the upper left corner of screen. It wont boot up but I can get to safe nide abd the PhoeixBI0S Setup Utility after pressing F10. I am not sure what the Boot Order should be, I have 1st, +Hard Drive, Network Adaptor, ATAPI CD-ROM Drive and last is Floppy Diskette Drive. not sure if this is why it will not boot to my front page and Not sure if this is the right order, but the laptop still wont boot to home screen.. Can you please help me. I do not have much money as I am retired and living alone with very limited funds. I really need my HP Laptop to get back working properly...Again, Please help me. Thanking you in advance,

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When ever I don't move my mouse for about 50 seconds my screen with flash to a dark blue screen, then I have 5 seconds to move my mouse before it goes to Windows Login screen.

I have no idea why or how I can fix this.

The only thing I can do at the moment is have Windows Media Player constantly on Reply which seems to stop it from doing it.

A:Screen flashes Dark Blue then goes to Login Screen

Hi Joy

Your computer is likely having serious errors occur, which cause it to reboot. We'll need to change a setting so that it won't automatically reboot when it has such a serious error, but will instead show you an error message that can help you identify the source of the problem.

Disable Automatic Restart
1) Click on the Windows-7 Start button
2) Click on the Control Panel item on the menu to the right.
3) If your Control Panel view is set to Category: click on the System and Security item. [If your Control Panel view is set to Large Icons or Small Icons, go right on to step 4].
4) Click on the System icon.
5) Click on the Advanced System Settings in the left-hand menu.
6) In the Startup and Recovery section, click on Settings.
7) In the System Failure section, uncheck the checkbox next to Automatically Restart.
8) Click OK to save the change.
9) Click OK to exit the System Properties window.
10) You can now exit the Control Panel.

From now on, you'll see error messages rather than instantly restarting. Whenever you see such error messages, be sure to copy them down: they can help identify what's wrong.

But for the moment, we'll move on to a quick-fix try - using System Restore.

Windows System-Restore:
1) Start your computer in Safe Mode
---a) As your computer is powering on, start tapping the F8 key on your keyboard: this should produce the Safe Mode boot menu.
---b) Choose Safe Mode from the list (it will b... Read more

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I went to go on my pc one day Windows 10 and a 6600 256mb graphics card and noticed these blue dots in a pretty straight formation covering the most average colours , but some dots will blend with the colour they are on and randomly the blue dots will turn yellow...

A:Dark blue squares on screen covering most screen

Can anybody see these blue squares? http://imgur.com/0q3IuIL I cant even see this image when i look at it

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i have a everex laptop and the screen is so dark u cant hardly see it

it is like there is no back light or something

any help would be appreacated


A:cant see screen too dark

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I have Windows 7 on my Mac. The screen is dark and I can barely see anything, including the mouse. The function keys for brightness don't work on the Windows side of the Mac and I cannot see where the mouse is on the screen.

Any ideas for how to get my screen bright again without using the mouse?

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You have Windows 7 on a MAC as in Boot Camp?

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I have a W10 Lenovo Z500 laptop which has just gone very dark - you can just about read the screen but it's hard and makes it pretty unusable. This did happen once before and the Lenovo guys did something and sent it back but I have no record of what they did (a helpful Lenovo mgr did say he thought they reinstalled the device driver, but doing that has achieved nothing).

Steps so far:

Pressed the brightness up/down buttons of course - nada! (In fact I can see the slider moving up and down but the brightness is not changing at all)
Gone into a recovery directory and found the NVIDIA drivers and setup.exe and run that - install went well but no difference.
Found the NVIDIA driver in "devices" and updated and reinstalled - nada
Found the NVIDIA console and done the same through that
I notice in the device manager there are two devices listed under Display Adaptors - Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M - both "working properly" and at the latest level. I have uninstalled and re-installed the Intel driver two - wasn't expecting to see two - not sure if that is a problem.

It does not feel like a hardware issue as the screen would probably stop altogether if there was a cable fault.
Any brilliant ideas?

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hi folks. i need help here. i have an hp g70t-200 laptop. when its booted up the screen is very dark. everything is a little visible under bright light. i thought the inverter might be bad. what i did was take out the screen and connected the power part to another laptop and when i powered on the other laptop the hp screen was still dark. now do you all think its the inverter or the backlight. whichever it is where can i find a replacement, thanks. oh by the way everything shows fine on an external monitor.

A:dark screen

Hi can you post the full model number We were unable to determine your specific product - HP technical support (United Kingdom - English)
I think your backlight may be the issue you might get the service manual from hp which could list the part number

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My screen is not bright any more. The blue is dark and the white is grey and not white. I have a Pavilion laptop.

A:Dark screen

It's almost certainly a hardware issue so I have moved you to the hardware forum.

The symptoms are those of a dying screen.

What have you done by way of adjusting the settings to compensate for it? Have you maxed out the brightness control using the keyboard interface?

Depending on your "display card", it may offer some further options, such as adjusting the display "gamma" control if there is one.

Right click on the desktop, select Properties > Settings > Advanced -- and see what options you have on the configuration panel for the display card.

You may have to poke around on the various tabs to find configuration controls such as gamma.

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i have a dell latitude d630. running windows 7. the screen is very dark and when i hook up another monitor to it, you can see that the laptop is working fine.if i am on a bright page, you can faintly make out that there is something there.

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[ Long time no post! Have a Toshiba Satellite A135-S4447 laptop w/vista pro. Screen went blank can see when flashlight is on it. What part or parts do I need and is there a utube video to guide me? Thanks in advance!

A:screen went dark

It sounds like the lights are shot in it.You might want to take it somewhere and find out what exactly is wrong and go from there.Working on a computer screen can be quite a job if you have never done it before.You can also try borrowing another monitor to see if it works on that.If its still dark you might have to replace the whole screen.

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My screen is black dim, you can still see just a tiny bit of the screen under light but it's almost completely dark. Also when I look at it real close, the screen looks like it's upside down? I can't reinstall anything because right from the beginning when I turn it on it, it's dark that I can't see what it says. My brother says it could be the video card, but I want an expert's opinion.

A:Dark Screen

I can't give an expert opinion, but give specs and age of what you've got.

Think the monitor's spent?

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Thank you very much Provost David PK. Your solution to my shutdown problem worked. But there's one more problem that persists. When the display turns off the screen still appears dark. Touching the mouse pad or pressing any key turns display on normally. But when the display has been off with the appearance of the dark screen for a longer time (45mins or more), touching the mouse pad or any key doesn't turn display on again. All I'm able to do is to put machine off by the switch button and putting it on again.And with the solution you gave for the shutdown it worked. But turning Fast Start-up back on brings back the shutdown problem so I didn't turn that on.with that, I've no shutdown problem.Any help with this?Thank you


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A:Dark screen.

Hi, You're welcome  Try the following. Download and reinstall the Chipset driver on the following link. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp62001-62500/sp62417.exe When this has completed, restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, download and install the following. Intel Smart Connect Technology Driver. Intel HD Graphics Driver. When done, restart the notebook again. Regards, DP-K

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I'm having an issue with my screen. I have a Alienwear 15 R3 and for some reason my screen went dark. When I use the HDMI output to my TV it works to a point. I can put a flashlight to the screen and barely see what its doing. I have updated all the drivers and the bios. it seems like its been dimmed all the way but nothing happens when I try to brighten it up. anyone have any ideas on this?

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When I click on a particular web site, in this case the Huffington Post, my screen goes black for a very short time and then the web site appears. This has not occured on any other site.
Any suggestions on how to fix this problem.

A:dark screen

Is this a laptop or other LCD type monitor?

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I was working on my Acer win 7, trying to download VLC. I had may windows open. in moment com start to restart, and when it is booting, after win welcome screen I got only dark (blac) desktop, with mouse pointer on it (and pointer moves). I try to restart, but the same dark screen. I try to force shut down, and when starting I get the option 'start the windows normaly', and it is the same - dark screen. I try Safe mod, all list of drivers is koing trough screen, and then - dark screen. Tried ctr+alt+del, task manager works, but I don't know what to do with it. any idea, pls?

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can anyone help me, ive had to reformat my laptop and now my screen is too dark, does anyone know how to make the screen any brighter? any suggestions would be welcome

A:dark screen

have you loaded the graphics drives
you often need to reinstall drivers aftr a rebuild


all can be effected

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hello! I have XP and am trying to play House of the Dead 2 - everything loads OK but my screen is too dark. Ihave tried altering the game configurations but the options are not available. The game even plays OK on my friends screen (and it is light enough to see) My screen is OK with other games. Any idea's please as I am dying to play the game!!

A:Help.....can't see screen - too dark!

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when ever i start any game my screen appears to very dark as compared to other people screen
i have set my brightness seeting of my monitor full
i have
Intel(R)82810 Graphics Controller
192 mb ram

can u help me knowing what is the problem????

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hi everybody!
My screen is computer is dark whenever my idle. I try to put a screensaver but after 30 seconds it disappears and the screen s dark again. I don t know if it is because of the message of I am getting of microsoft about the windows validtion failure that is the cause. I don t know.
Please Help!

A:my screen is dark

A Windows validation failure means that you are not using a legitimate (genuine) copy of Windows or Microsoft's validation procedure has messed up (again!). If the former case we cannot help you. If the latter case you need to call Microsoft.

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I wonder if anyone can help me. The other week i was running my laptop of the battery and when the battery ran out it just turned itself off.

When i plugged in the adapter and re booted my screen was quite dark. I can still use the lap top, hence why i have been using it with the dark screen, but i now want to watch DVDs on it and the colour isn't very good.

It's difficult to explain, it's like the colours have lost thier brightness.

I have tried going into the power options and changing it to all the different power options and i have also tried adjusting the brightness of the screen using the lap top keys that adjust brightness. I have tried troubleshooting it in windows, but i can't find anything helpful, The only info i can find is below

Display Dims When Laptop Is Unplugged from AC Power Source

This article was previously published under Q307442
When you unplug your portable computer from an AC power source so your computer is only using battery power, the display may dim.
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This behavior can occur when Windows XP dims the display to reduce power consumption and improve battery life. Note that this only occurs if your computer's basic input/output system (BIOS) supports the alteration of the display brightness level when you are using battery power, and your computer is in Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI) mode.
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This behavior is by design.
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A:Dark Screen

I don't think the symptoms you are describing can be attributed to the OS changes the article describes. The article refers to a feature in Windows that is desinged to increase the battery life of your laptop by auto reduicing the brightness level whenever you unplug the laptop. If this were the cause of the problem as soon as you plug the laptop into a power outlet the screen should return to normal brightness.

What you are describing sounds to me like it may possibly be a hardware problem. I am only speculating that part of the backlight for the laptop may have failed. It is hard to say for sure without seeing it.

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If I place any form of CD in the drive the ecreen goes dark. The Computer does not feeze. I can still move the mouse cursor and shut down, (If I can see it ).If I shut down and then reboot the screen is fine. Sometimes it did work for a while before going dark. Not now.
I have a notebook with external CD ROM Drive. I have run system check and used Norton all hardware passed the test but with a dark screen. All software I run is working fine.
Any Ideas? I am at a loss.


A:Screen goes dark with CD ROM, CD, VCD

Any form of CD? You mean if you put a music CD in the drive, your screen goes blank?

If you put a data CD in there and don't click on it, the screen blanks out? Does it happen as soon as you access the drive, or is it when the drive door closes?

Do you have an external monitor, or are you just using the built in LCD?

"That is not dead
Which can eternal lie
Yet with strange aeons
Even death may die"
- H.P. Lovecraft

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Hello all,

Whenever I watch a "youtube" video, the movie is so dark, I can't even see anything! I also use Media Player Classic a lot, but can not make the movies brighter.

What are the controls for changing brightness on Media Player Classic?

Thank you in advance!

A:Why is everything so dark on my PC screen?

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my screen has been really dark lately. i think it may be because of an electrical surge when the power went out a few days ago. what should i do?

A:dark screen

Check the brightness control on the monitor.

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I went to school today and I was in the middle of typing somthing out so i just turned off my monitor and went to school, when i got back my screen seemed darker and harder to read, so i checked out my brightness and contrast and everything seemed norm same in display options... i have to squint to even see what im typing any idea whats wrong and what i can do to fix it? Thanks in advance!

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I had a BSOD this morning and afterward my screen is way too dark. I tried adjusting the settings in my Nvidia control panel and on my monitor, but that didnt work. This has happened to me once before, but I never did find a solution and somehow it fixed itself. However, my screen is dark again. If anyone has a solution or a way to prevent this from happening please let me know.
Also, could it have anything to do with my graphics card? I've only had my computer for 3 or 4 months.
One more thing I wanted to add, when I watch a movie on my computer (with brightness in the nvidia settings turned up) the movie is very very bright, but everything else is extremely dark.
Here are my computer specs:
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium x64 SP1 Build 6001
Intel Core2 Quad 2.33GHZ
4gb RAM
Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT 1gb

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Hello guys,

i have one simple problem and would like if somebody can help me.
Yesterday i bought new grafic card geforce GT440 after my old 9800 GT stoped functioning normaly(memory failure).
So here is the problem, when I start any program or do anything the computer the computer is functioning normally, but when I turn to desktop(which has black wallpaper) the monitor goes so dark that I can't see almost nothing. I tryed to find some power saving options in windows(win 7 pro, 64 bit) and on envidia control panel but i cannot find any cause for that dark screen. Even if I load a black page on my mozilla the monitor goes dark. As it cannot represent dark colors normally. Thanks in andvance for Your help.

Greetings from Croatia,
Martin K?nig

A:Dark monitor geforce GT440(after going to desktop with dark wallpaper)

First update your driver by choosing the correct model HERE.....

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first time user. I have a Gateway Solo 1450 notebook someone gave me because they were going to throw it away because you cannot see the screen. You actually can if you put a large bright light on it. I was reading some things and don't know if the problem is the CCFL backlight or the inverter. I took the inverter out and was surprised that the screen was dark but I was able to see the same with a large light on it. I thought it would be completely black. My question is this: Does this mean it is the backlight and not the inverter? The backlight is much cheaper but it looks like you have to solder it. The inverter is about $59.00 but easy to put in.

A:notebook screen too dark

It sounds like a backlight problem to me, I'm not 100% on that though. And welcome to TSG.

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I have an Acer Apire 5672 laptop and recently the screen has been going funny. The screen is fine and works normally but when I dont move the mouse or touch any keys for five minutes the screen goes darker. At first it went darker by about 50% and then almost completely black but now it just goes darker by about about 50% after exactly 5 minutes. It started when the laptop battery got too low and it went into hibernation mode. I plugged it back in and has been doing it since then. I have tried changing power settings and changing screen saver settings but it doesnt make a difference. I tried having a screen saver instead but it does the same thing after 5 mins too on the screensaver. It seems like its been unplugged and has gone onto battery power but it is always plugged in - and seems like it slows down a bit (if watching video it plays slower). Does anyone know if there are some settings i could change or what the problem could be?

A:Laptop Screen Goes Dark

this could be a feature of the laptop, with the settings in the bios possibly.

Its not something to worry about, although it can be annoying at times

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i have an hp pavillion laptop and a while ago the screen went dark. What I mean is that the screen looks like it is black but when you look at it in the sunlight you can see the desktop. It did this before but all I had to do was jiggle the knob that would norally be pushed down when the laptop was closed and would sen it into hibernation. Now it will not work at all though, I can hook it up to a monitor like my tv and use it but it is soo annoying. This was a very expensive comuter and the internals are fine other than the annoying screen. Does anyone understan my babbling?

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I have an old Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop and the screen is really dark,barely visible. I've replaced the inverter but that didn't fix it. If I kinda play with the ribbon cable I can get it to come on for a minute. Alson the fn key does not work on it. When I hold the fn key down and try to use the function key features none of them work. If I hook it up to an external monitor it will come on for about 1 minute and then shut off. (on the external) And thats only during the boot up process. Please Help

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I use an IBM T30 laptop, circa 2003. A few days ago, the screen started flickering, and then a couple days ago it suddenly went dark. The computer is otherwise OK, and I am able to use external monitors at both office and home to continue working.

In a dark room, the screen is totally black, but when I shine a light into the screen or sit in a well-lit room, I can see that the LCD image is still there ... the screen seems to be alive, but dark.

Now, I realize I'm not going to get a firm diagnosis from this website, but I am hoping to better understand what might be going on - what some of the possibilities are - before I take it to a repair service.

Any thoughts?

A:Laptop screen gone dark

I had/have a similar situation. My laptop is a presario 2200. The screen never flickered. I could still see the screen if I really strained my eyes. I took the computer to a couple of computer repair places. One quote was about $800 to fix the back light. I chose not to fix it as a new laptop would be cheaper. I brought the computer home and was using it on an external video monitor. two days later it the laptop screen worked. It has gone in and out since then. I know this doesn't answer your question, but thought I would share my experience.

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My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 5150. I was away from it for about an hour and when I came back the video display was dark. You can barely see a faint shadow of what is on the screen but that is all that I can see after trying turning it off, adjusting the brightness etc.. Is this a serious problem or can someone suggest a solution to this problem?

Thank you very much

A:Screen on my laptop is very dark

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There is something wrong with SYSMAIN(superfetch) there seems to be a leak in memory, able to goes from 10k - 100k++
the longer my laptop is on the higer it goes. And there is also this weird thing happening.
It causes my laptop to freeze I think. If I am lucky the screen flickers
(seems like it refreshes)background audio is still working. If I am not lucky audio jam
screen freezes, only way to restart is powering down.

The time indicated for the log is created = the time my laptop crashes.
Can someone tell me if the log below has nothing wrong.
Vino's Event Viewer v01c run on Windows 2008 in English
Report run at 12/03/2011 4:55:12 PM

Note: All dates below are in the format dd/mm/yyyy

'System' Log - Critical Type
'System' Log - Information Type
Log: 'System' Date/Time: 12/03/2011 8:54:29 AM
Type: Information Category: 0
Event: 7036 Source: Service Control Manager
The Application Experience service entered the running state.

Log: 'System' Date/Time: 12/03/2011 8:54:22 AM
Type: Information Category: 0
Event: 7036 Source: Service Control Manager
The Software Protection service entered the stopped state.

Log: 'System' Date/Time: 12/03/2011 8:49:43 AM
Type: Information Category: 0
Event: 7036 Source: Service Control M... Read more

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Hello my laptop was damaged when my son shut the screen in temper, ive since replaced the screen and its very dark you can only just see the login password box what could it be the model of laptop is a hp stream 11 pro

A:Very Dark laptop screen

probably damaged the backlight or inverter


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My Hp 15 Notebook is constantly going into a Dark Screen sometime after Start-up has completed and other times after going to Sleep. I can barely make out that there is something on the screen. If I unplug the DC power the screen comes on as normal and as soon as I plug it back in it goes Dark again. I'm running Windows 10 and mostly use Firefox but this also happens in Edge. I have tried the recommended fix but it is only temporary. ( Unplug Power, Remove Battery, and Hold Power Button for 30 sec. the put back together.)  Please Help :-) I really need a fix for this.

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Ok. This has happened a few times now. Not every time I startup though.

I just got a new Compaq computer from Staples with Windows 7 64bit on it. Sometimes my screen goes dark after logon like the brightness settings are set low...

It looks normal when I get to the logon screen - then I click my username and it brings me into windows and then the screen goes dark. I can still see everything, icons, desktop, cursor, etc. It's as if the brightness suddenly pops down a few notches!? It is very annoying, since the only thing that puts it back to normal is a Restart.

If anyone has any ideas, plz let me know!!!

PS: I'm wondering if my customized NVIDIA settings could have anything to do with it???

A:Screen goes dark after logon

If this is a brand new computer, I'd take it back. There is no need to start troubleshooting right out of the box!

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The screen on my lap top has suddenly gotten so dark that I can barely see
anything, literally. I cannot seem to adjust the tint and contrast, etc..
Does anyone know what I can do or if it is a technical problem with the
screen that needs attention? Thanks

A:Screen on my laptop going dark??

which model of laptop do you have ?

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This is for a friend...

He has a Micromaxx MD40928 NoteBook, he says to me that 2 days ago he closes his pc down for the night and then next day when he boots the screen is so dark that he can just see the windows logo on boot up, but for navigating its near impossible..

I have looked at his PC but can only suggest that the Screen is kaput.

I have tried the following..

Hot keys :- fn + F4 and F3 for bringing screen out and in of sleep

Run a cable from his VGA Output on to a Normal Screen and Picture is perfect.

When I run a dual display option my screen is good but his is still dark

Ive used fn + Arrow Left and Right to adjust Brightness but still the same...

Any ideas or is his Screen Pannel kaput and needs to contact supplier as its still under warantee..


A:NoteBook Very Dark Screen...

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I have a laptop. When I plug the electric cable the monitor turns very dark and I can hardly see the screen. But when I use the battery of the laptop (internal) the screen works fine. Can it be that the cable adaptor is not working fine? Or what...?
Has anyone experienced something similar?
Thanks Alexis Brunstein

A:Dark screen. Ever experienced the same?

1 ??????? What MFG --Laptop
2 Check your Power Panel is the LCD set to power down when on AC

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I have been handed a Packard Bell Easynote F5 Laptop which, when switched on (while being powered by mains electricity) the screen is very dark. The icons can only just be seen. I have connected it to an external monitor on which the display is then perfect. I have read as much as I can on the problem and it appears that it could be the ccfl tube inside the screen.

Anyone know how I can check that it really is this that is causing the problem. I would hate to tell the owner that it`s going to cost him big bucks if this is`nt really the problem.

A:PB Easynote has a Dark Screen

That's the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. Not cheap to fix either. I've seen a few how-tos on the web. I think you need a soldering iron and someone who knows how to use one. Otherwise, $450.

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During start up the HP logo appears then goes dark. Can here noise but nothing shows on the screen. What can I do to correct this? The computer is 2 days old. Battery fully charged. 

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Hey. My laptop fell down and i cant boot the window. Whenever i on it turn dark and have blue box said "Selected boot image did not authenticate" And said press enter to continue and when i press enter it shut down on it own. I have try to press each button and nothing happen. Is there any solution for my problem? Please help me T.T

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