HP pavilion laptop LCD Monitor Dimmed Out

November 12, 2011 at 16:51:39
Specs: Windows 7, i7
hp pavilion laptop gets only dim light on display, no graphics. Works on external monitor. I've tested brand new screen, inverter & video cable--still only dim light. Thoughts?

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November 12, 2011 at 19:45:02
Looks like you replaced everything but the backlight.

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November 13, 2011 at 04:03:53
Backlight built into screen.

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November 20, 2011 at 11:35:42
As it turns out, the GPU on these HPs become defective due to overheating. As per a youtube video, I removed the mobo and used a heat gun to re-flow the GPU soldering. Now it works!

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