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Brand new Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5868 laptop display screen has gone black, even though the computer is on.

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Since your laptop is brand new , you may not be familure with it's function keys , FN

Sometimes the users accidentaly presses the FN and the F5 monitor function key at the same time.
which effectively turns the notebooks display off.

D in the image below is the FN function key
and the monitor function key could be F5 , it will have a little monitor symbol on it.


Brand new Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5868 - 470d8e8.jpg

When they are pressed together it will turn the notebooks display off and enable any VGA monitor connected to it's VGA ports. when pressed again , they will turn of the VGA port and turn on the notebooks display.


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