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Nothing will display in my monitor

One time when we try to watch dvd using windvd it will not open it just keep reading so i opne another porgram windows media player then a blue screen appear saying that windows must be shut down to prevent more damaged to the computer and they asked me to press F8 .. Must of all i off it. Then when we on it again everything is ok.. But last night after i was playing solitair i off it co'z battery is almost drained and when my sister on it again.. the blue screen pop up again and shut down then after that till now everytime you will on the monitor the power and the battery will just illuminated but no display in the screen

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I had this problem once, and as it turned out my RAM was damaged, I had to get it replaced. So check your RAM if it is working properly. If you have two RAMs and even if only one of them is malfunctioning, then too the problem will occur.

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