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Old 02-12-2009, 08:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default laptop display doesnt show when bootin..plz help

When I boot the computer all of the lights turn on but the display is black. What could be the issue? How could I troubleshoot this issue?



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Default Re: laptop display doesnt show when bootin..plz help

does the display come on?

can you see anything on the screen, even if it's very very dark?

can you hear anything going like a hdd?

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Default Re: laptop display doesnt show when bootin..plz help

As peter said we need a little more information. If the hard drive kicks on and you can hear windows starting up but there is no display - your screen may be dead. If you don't hear anything loading up the hard drive may be dead. If you boot up and hear a series of beeps we would need to know what the maker of the laptop / bios is then how many beeps you hear (this would mean a hardware failure / no power - which technically could be hardware).
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