blackened screen 2

cornel panceac cpanceac at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 20:01:13 UTC 2013


2013/9/9 cornel panceac <cpanceac at gmail.com>

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> 2013/9/9 Kevin Martin <ktmdms at gmail.com>
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>> On 09/09/13 13:31, Richard Vickery wrote:
>> > Hi gang:
>> >
>> > I'm on F20. The only way I get a screen that anyone can see is not by
>> > using the portable computer's screen, but plugging it into another
>> > screen. I tried going into the "Power" control but it's already on
>> > maximum brightness. Any Ideas on how else I might try to fix it?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Richard
>> >
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>> Y'know, I just had this problem with an HP laptop and had to replace the
>> screen.  I could *barely* see that the screen had something
>> on it if I shined a flashlight on it at different angles.  It turned out
>> to be a bad screen.  FWIW, this was with Knoppix but the
>> screen was definitely bad.  Screens on laptops are fairly easy to
>> replace, FWIW.  Lots of videos on how to do it and the screens
>> tend to be < $100.
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>> Otherwise, I couldn't tell you what might be happening.
>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>> Kevin
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> another idea: could it be you have an (intel) adapter that 'thinks' you
> have two displays, and instead you only have one? i mean, the background is
> black both on portable's display and on external display?
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if yes, take a look here:

https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#search/d525mw/13f15ad077bdc14c
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