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I have an hppavilion entertainment PC laptop...when I power it on all the lights come on and I can hear it running but nothing happens with the screen

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There is a button on all laptops that looks like ( resembols ) a little monitor screen

It's there as a function key to allow you to select an external VGA monitor instead of the laptops display.

This button could have gotten pressed by mistake and has turned your laptop dispay off.

i have an hppavilion entertainment - 470682c.jpg

D is the FN function key , and you may need to hold it down while you press A row or B row

On the A row or B row you will find the one that looks like a little monitor.

Thank you for using FixYa!

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Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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