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Screen on laptop ...no signs of life

Power lights come on the battery charging light is on when plugged in, the fan turns on but the screen does not come up. Might I have voltage issues?The laptop screen is black yet I know the system is booting. Pluged in ext monitor with no success. Could the graphics chip be bad? Is there a button stuck?

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  • Mark Robinson May 11, 2010

    try taking out the battery and booting from mains only...what happens ?

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Yes the graphics chip is bad its also made in to the motherboard we repair these every day the mother board are listed on ebay you can buy a whole working bottom for less then 70 bucks this is one of the few problem this model laptop seams to have.they are dependable normally. i have tons of parts for these laptops.

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