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Screen turns black when power cord is plugged in


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sheehka123

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My computer works fine when the power cord isn't plugged in, but turns black the second I plug it in. You can barely see the screen, but everything else works properly. I tried taking out the battery and holding down the start button for 60 seconds. This worked, but only for a little while. The screen eventually turns black again.
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We need more information. Is this a notebook? What model? Normally when you can barely see the screen, that indicates an inverter or CCFL backlight problem. Try a different monitor.
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It is a HP G60-230US laptop.
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You can still try a different monitor on the notebook to see if the problem occurs there as well.
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Unfortunately, I don't have another monitor to test it with. Any other suggestions?
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Not really. Check your TV to see if it supports a PC/computer input. You need to determine if this is a problem with your notebook's monitor, or the notebook itself. The best way to do that is to try another monitor.
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Please pardon the intrusion...

Have you checked the Power Plan settings to make sure the "Brightness" setting isn't set too low when plugged in? Maybe try adjusting them a little to force a change in the settings.
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Please pardon the intrusion...

I call it contributing, not intruding! ;)
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