Forum discussion tagged with BACKLIGHT.
  1. Akxtinct

    Question Benq Monitor screen heating issue

    My BenQ GW2883 monitor is getting warm at the bottom horizontal position, specifically over the taskbar, and after a few minutes, black fadeout starts to appear. Is this issue related to the backlight? What could be causing this? Any information regarding this matter would be helpful.
  2. BlazingAngels

    [SOLVED] Monitor Backlight Flashes Once During Boot With New Video Card

    I installed a RTX 4080 Gaming X Trio into my system and for some reason when my PC boots the backlight of my monitor turns on and off once. Sometimes before the splash screen and sometimes after. I did not have this problem with my old card which was an RTX 3080 Ti Founders Edition. Not sure if...
  3. LORYT699

    Question Under 70€ keyboard

    Hi, My keyboard just got 1 keycaps broken and amazon will give me back the money It was a logitech g413. I got 1 keyboard(mechanical) before and it was just a mess(drevo tyrfing v2), then another g413 with the same problem. I m searching a sturdy mechanical with any back light(for writing during...
  4. big man

    Question 2017 macbook air backlight randomly cuts, locks itself as if inactivity or lid close, flickers at low brightness, with addition SMC debacle

    i recently got a macbook air for free due to potential liquid damage. the logic board, connectors, ribbon cables etc show no sign of damage or corrosion, but i scrubbed everything with alcohol anyway, including the trackpad board. Right now the machine boots, but the backlight will randomly turn...
  5. F

    Question HP Z1 workstation half side dim

    I have aquired an HP Z1 workstation All In One with 27 inch display by LG. The left side is dim. I can see there are 2 sets of wires, going to each end of the edge lit led backlight, and left half is not lit. I can measure 36 volts on most of the wires going to the lit side, and zero volts on...
  6. J

    Question DELL XPS showing screen very bright oval / cloudy areas. Any chance to fix?

    Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Brightness/backlight on screen is significantly inhomogeneous but shows strange shapes on display. It started some weeks ago with small effects but it gets worse over time. The brightness of the screen got very different mainly on the lower edge of the display. Using a...
  7. Ivo_Georgiev

    [SOLVED] Can you recommend me a specific keyboard with backlight ?

    Hello, thank you for taking time to read my post. I will explain exactly what I am looking for. I am not able to find the keyboard I desire and need your help. I am looking for a (I think) membrane keyboard. I don't know if membrane is the right term. Not a machanical one I think. Imagine a...
  8. TertianIvy

    How to turn off display backlight ONLY on a laptop?

    Hi, I recently switched from an Acer E1-531 which had a function key set up to turn off only the backlight (display was still showing) - row 3 of this table taken from its manual. The notebook I have now is lacking that useful feature and I can't seem to find anything that will solve my issue...
  9. T

    Question [Samsung UN40ES6100] Repairing an old television with a periodically flashing backlight

    Hello, I'm pretty sure this is the right board to ask this but correct me if I'm wrong. I'm the owner of an old Samsung UN40ES6100 LED-LCD TV. I'm not sure when we bought it, but I do know it hasn't been working properly for quite some time. When turned on, the display will appear dim, turn...
  10. hansolo666

    Question my laptop display is having faded borders at all the sides!!!

    I own an ASUS rog Strix G531gt gaming laptop with a 15.6" IPS display and 60hz refresh rate. At times I get a display with faded borders that makes my pc look like an old CRT tv. The problem persists only for some amount of time and the display becomes normal as the amount of fading decreases...
  11. ceejay7

    Question Screen went black with backlight? Restarted monitor and it goes fine again?

    I had this unexpected black screen with backlight for seconds when I was just surfing on the web. I still can hear some music from YouTube. I tried to restart the monitor and it's fine again. Event viewer didn't said anything recent. Fortunately there weren't any "amdkmdap" errors on the event...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] Monitor backlight not working?

    I've done a lot of googling for related problems and I've been having little to no success. I recently bought a ASUS VG278Q and I was incredibly excited to start using it. I assembled it and then connected it to my computer and turned it on and the screen seemed to turn on fine. I would see the...
  13. K

    Question Backlight on Acer laptop has failed? Screen remains black, even after screen replacement. How to fix?

    I inherited a laptop (Acer 8172T TravelMate) with a cracked screen. The screen was very bright but badly cracked. So I bought the exact same model of screen and replaced it (screen model B116XW02). Now whenever I turn the monitor on, the screen is black.....but a flashlight shining on the...
  14. AMACB_

    [SOLVED] Keyboard backlight stops working after not using for a while

    I have a Ducky ZERO 3108 mechanical keyboard with a blue backlight. I've noticed that after long periods of not using it (i.e. having it connected to a powered off PC), the keyboard backlight stops working when used again, but then turns back on after a while (when connected to a PC that is...
  15. F

    [SOLVED] Backlight Keyboard for HP ProBook 450 G6

    When I was choosing between HP Probook(able to install 2 hard drives) and Elitebook(has lid keyboard), I've ended up with the former. Now I feel a bit of pain when typing in darkness. As far as I know, old models like g1-g4 could be upgraded with a replacement backlight keyboard, but with this...
  16. W

    Question I really need help finding a good monitor (I'm getting seriously stressed out!)

    Why I'm upgrading: I only want dual-monitors. I had this but then one broke. Sadly the monitors I own aren't really available anymore, so I can't replace the broken one even if I wanted to. They're super old anyways. The color accuracy is non-existent and they really make my eyes hurt so I'm way...
  17. S

    Question Red light bleed from my 4k monitor is this normal?

    The is a red light bleed from the top right corner of the monitor i.e LG 27uk650 it appeared out of nowhere , I have tried removing the hdmi and Display port it is the same . View:
  18. T

    Question Main screen doesn't get turned on ASUS laptop

    I have an ASUS laptop G550JK with Intel Core i7-4710HQ, 8GB of RAM and GTX850M 4 GB. Also it is dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows 10. An year ago weird issue started coming up where there was 50% chance that when the laptop boots(cold boot) the main screen wont get powered/recognized by...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] What is this problem with my new monitor?

    Ordered a new AOC G2790PX, there is a small darkened area/spot in the right bottom of the screen, I am guessing that it's a backlight problem but not sure. What is this exactly and how to fix it? Pic: View:
  20. Y

    Question Backlight problems, smart ideas?

    Hello everyone, I want to share my problem and listen to your ideas. I purchased a new monitor and noticed a problem with the backlight, after long disputes with the seller, he sent monitor to the official AOC service in my country. In conclusion, it is stated that no defects were found ... I am...
  21. S

    Discussion I want a keyboard that sounds like the Ornata Chroma, but don't want a membrane keyboard again.

    So for a while, I've been playing and typing with a Rosewill Apollo with a red backlight and clicky tactile switches. So I ran across an ASMR video where the ASMRtist was typing on a few different keyboards, and the Razer Ornata Chroma was one of them. I fell in love with the sound, but I'm...
  22. U

    Question New monitor, uneven backlight?

    Hi. I just bought a new 1080p 144hz curved VA monitor, AOC C32G1 ( When I look at a very dark picture or just solid black, I can see greyish patches all over the screen, especially at the top. Here's...
  23. F

    Best motherboard among these for overclocking.

    So I have a number of available options here for my 8600k to overclock to 5Ghz : 1: ASUS Strix Z370-H 2: Asus TUF Z370-PLUS GAMING 3: Asus Prime Z370-P 4: Aorus Z370 Gaming 3 5: Aorus Z370 Ultra Gaming wifi
  24. 92hatchattack

    Do I need a factory OC gpu?

    Hey gang, Simple question here... The time for me to buy my GPU is quickly approaching. I was going to go with an Asus OC 1080 ti but the prices are skyrocketing right now... Is there any physical difference between this card and the standard Asus 1080ti? Can I OC it by myself with the same...
  25. M

    Free sony vegas alternative software.

    Sony vegas is out of my budget and Im not looking for a free sony vegas which is illegal. Im looking for a free software like sony vegas, it doesnt need to have all the good functions from sony vegas though, since i just started learning this all by myself. All i want to do is making some still...
  26. G

    HDD to SSD Migration on Acer laptop

    I am currently running Windows 10 as it came from Acer on a 1TB HD but I plan on purchasing a new SSD. I have always built PCs but I know with computer manufacturers, like Acer, they tend to have recovery and other random partitions on the hard drive. Laptop: acer aspire e 15 e5-575-33bm...
  27. R

    RX460 not detected on boot without a monitor plugged in AND turned on?

    I have reasons to believe my new GPU is bad, and I'd like some confirmation that the following behaviour is abnormal: The GPU won't be detected by the computer unless it goes through POST with a monitor not only connected to it, but turned on. Trying to boot without any monitor, or with a...
  28. T

    What PSU Should i buy

    Hey There, Lately my PC started Randomly restarting while in a game session! So i did some Research and i figured it was probably my PSU, Or OverHeating But it wasn't a problem Until 3 days ago And i have this pc for almost a year! So i was wondering what PSU i should buy! in my country the...
  29. N

    Looking for good thermal paste

    I plan on overclocking and i need a good thermal paste that is better than the thermal paste that comes pre-applied to the CPU. I don't care about budget. I just need a thermal paste that can stand up a little better to the stock thermal paste pre applied to the CPU I want to use. The CPU I want...
  30. D

    Asrock Z170 K4/D3 with i7-7700K Kaby Lake and m.2 SSD installing Windows 7 won't work

    I tried installing Windows 7 on my m.2 ssd and it goes so far and then a bsod. Then I tried to install it again and loaded the Intel 600p driver and it says it cannot install on that drive 0x80300001. I tried installing it on my Sandisk sata SSD 960gb and a Samsung 840 EVO 120gb and it says...
  31. waffleisback

    Will these motherboards mounting holes line up?

    I was wondering if these two motherboards mounting holes will line up. Motherboard 1 Motherboard 2 Thanks.
  32. T

    Will the G1 Gaming 1060 3gb Fit into my case?

    Ok so i plan on getting a 450w psu and the 1060 g1 gaming it seems big i have a prebuilt LENOVO K450E im just wondering the case is kind of big will it fit? or no? which card should i get if it wont? here are the specs...
  33. H

    I3 6100 +GTX1060 or I5 6400++1050TI

    Hi im unsure of which combo to take as both looks convincing, one has more GPU power and the other has more CPU power. I will be doing some editing on Adobe Premiere but only 1080p. I will be playing TF2, F1 2016, BF1 and GTA5
  34. xDeuiii

    Data usage questions

    I'll just keep it simple. I'm planning to switch to a faster internet connection package but there is a monthly volume allowance of 75 GB before my speed is reduced, so my questions are: 1. Let's say I download a 3GB film, does that mean I now have 72GB left in my monthly allowance? 2. Is there...
  35. R

    Multiple Different GPU's possible for gaming?

    So, I'm planning to do an upgrade for my computer. I'd like to add GTX 1050 TI into my rig but there is currently a 950 in there too. Adding the 1050 would cause pancaking but it would boost my total VRAM up to 6GB's. I'd like to know if this upgrade will work. Will the two cards be able to work...
  36. P

    Which one is better?


    false shutdown errors in reliability log

    i have a new custom built pc and ever since i got it i get daily reports that windows was not properly shutdown example ...The previous system shutdown at 10:59:42 PM on ‎10/‎12/‎2016 was unexpected. as far as i know i dont have any problems but i have been told this is caused by using ssd'd ...
  38. B

    Help with upgrading my memory

    I know it probably seems like a stupid question to ask, but I'm a stupid person, so it makes sense. Anyways, I have 8 gigs of ram, but my PC has been sluggish recently, so I wanted to upgrade the ram. I was hoping to just pop in 8 more gigs of ram, vs buying a new 16 gigs. If anyone has any idea...
  39. S

    Temp Issues in 200R

    I just built my PC (specs listed below) and I am having some higher than expected temps while playing some games. I have been hitting up to 78 C on my GPU and 53 C on my CPU (not overclocked). I wanted to start overclocking soon but not sure if i should be worried about these temps as a starting...
  40. L

    X Mark on Ethernet Icon after installing MSI H87-G43

    I have bought a MSI H87-G43 motherboard. Everything was fine but there is a X mark on the Ethernet connection. I couldn't connect online. I need some assist ...