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Belsid

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I have a E Machine lap top running Windows XP 2000. When booted it shows the everything as normal -- but after being on for a few minutes the screen turns black. When looking closely you can see the icons through the black. When closing the top for a couple of seconds and re-opening it the black is gone and the screen displays normal. But after a couple of minutes the screen goes black again. You can continue and the problem continues to exist. Need some help.
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makai

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It could be any number of things, but it sounds like something going on with the inverter board... or a cable going to/from it. If the laptop is under warranty, I would execute the warranty for repair. If it's not under warranty, you may have to take it to a repair shop ($$$), or investigate how to repair it yourself.
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