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Dell inspiron 1521 screen problem, does not show any signs

I have one big problem with my screen, i was installing BIOS driver, and it was installed in BIOS, not in VISTA, so i decided that i don't need it and i restart my laptop, after restart my screen became black, it doesn't show any symbols, i tought that DOS/BIOS system was broken, so i disconnected DOS battery wich is near RAM, but it does not work. Also i tried to instal DOS/BIOS but screen is like stone, does not show anything

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  • povass Jan 05, 2009

    it was written: BIOS updating... so i decided that i don't need it and pressed ON/OFF button, but bios was updating in dos enviroment. after that my screen doesn't show anything

  • povass Jan 05, 2009

    yes BIOS installation was interrupted.

  • povass Jan 05, 2009

    u know my screen does not work, it does not show any signs, it looks like it was broken, just black. i have inserted cd but screen does not turn on too...

  • povass Jan 06, 2009

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  • Len May 11, 2010

    Was the BIOS installation interrupted or did it complete correctly.

  • Priscilla mcdaniel May 11, 2010

    ok sorry not vista i aplogize sounds like either resoletion card is shot or screen it self blew out ......

  • Priscilla mcdaniel May 11, 2010

    vista is locked in safe mode sounds like ?please get back to to me lalal linda

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If it were me, I would try reinstalling the BIOS update again. Follow the directions very closely.
If that does not work, try calling Dell for help!

I believe the problem is that the BIOS is corrupt - I could be wrong of course. Good luck.

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  • Len Jan 05, 2009

    a couple possibilities:

    1 - If you think the PC is working but just the screen is broken, connect a monitor if you have one. If you dont have one (it gets tricky from this far away) can you tell by the LED lights or sounds if there is any disk activity? Does the PC seem to read the CD ? Does it spin up? If disk is not active it's most likely a corrupt BIOS not a screen problem. My guess is BIOS, especially since it was interrupted.

    2 - If it is a screen problem, how did that happen during a BIOS install?? Was the PC dropped?

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