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Old 05-08-2011, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my laptop shows blank white screen on startup(no bios screen or operating system )i tried with alt ctrl del but just brings back white screen.I can hear windows chime sometimes.when computer starts,it gives out a shrill beep for couple of seconds.it all happened when laptop was found lying over small pool of water-is there any way i can get my laptop up and running?any help is welcome-thanks
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If you can hear Windows start up, it's possible just the LCD screen went out. However, it's hard telling when it doesn't consistently boot Windows. Can you hook it up to an external monitor and see if it consistently boots up to Windows?
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thanks for your reply-when i hook to tv with vga cable,i have no signal-altough i am not sure if i my desktop cable can work with my laptop vga port,i see no place to insert screw-ins.
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