how do I stop my Acer aspire from dimming aft

February 10, 2011 at 11:55:40
Specs: Windows XP
After about 20 to 25 minutes on my acer asire 5100 goes into dimming mode as itf it was no battery pack even when pluged in. How do I stop this from happening.

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February 10, 2011 at 13:26:11
Change some of the power settings. You can do this in control panel - Power Options.

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February 10, 2011 at 14:43:26
Try an external monitor with it.
If it works fine with an external monitor, it's probable that your backlight or the voltage inverter that supplies it with high voltage has a problem - it's most likely the backlight.

Laptop no video (or video problems), and battery, AC adapter, power jack T shooting.

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DO NOT plug in or unplug a monitor's video cable into / from a video port while the computer is running. Doing so can damage the monitor's circuits and/or the video adapter's circuits.

Some laptops will display on an external monitor without you having to do anything.

If you get no video on an external monitor, some laptops have a key combo that you must press to toggle the display to external video only / built in display video only / sometimes both - see the Owner's or User's manual for the model.

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