Your inverter is inverted

What would you expect to see if your laptop’s LCD inverter is faulty?

A) The LCD screen would not display any colors

B) The LCD screen would be completely white

C) The LCD backlight would not be lit

D) The LCD screen would show everything in reverse

E) The LCD screen would only show rainbows and unicorns

The answer: C) The LCD backlight would not be lit

The LCD inverter converts the laptop’s DC power to AC power for the LCD backlights. If the inverter fails, the display will still work but it will be very difficult to read without a backlight.

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