I can still see a faint image if I shine a flashlight at the screen though. The only seemingly problem i found is that the right half of my screen is black and gray. The computer boots normally whether or not the display works. I made my first bootable device as cd rom and the second as HDD. Remove the DVD drive and turn on the laptop.

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What happens when you press on the power button?

It took some time but I did it without any real destruction. I doubt that your gateway w350i problem is related to the inverter board.

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So upper left hand side right above the screw hole on the bezel this is the lcd screen front cover. I hope gateway w350i replacing the motherboard works. Disassemble the LCD screen and access the backlight lamp. This part sounds like a problem with the inverter board.

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