Black Screen

  willie078 21:23 07 Sep 2009

my laptop [sony]which is 2 years old starts up no problem but after a while my screen starts to flicker and goes black as if someone turned off a light.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:08 07 Sep 2009

Sounds like backlight or invertor failing behind the screen

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  willie078 16:22 08 Sep 2009

Hi Fruit bat, Thanks for the help and advice, I will get it checked asap

  Terry Brown 21:00 08 Sep 2009

Do you have a place where you can plug in a standard monitor?

If so try that, if it works ok, that your problem is as Fruitbat says.

  mooly 08:22 09 Sep 2009

Easy test for backlight or inverter trouble. Shine a torch on the screen when it fails, the normal screen image should be visible. It's usually the inverter that plays up.

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