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Laptop screen wont boot

Laptop boots up as you can see lights an hear fan running but screen wont boot. caps lock is locked on. ive tried external monitor but this didnt work. there are no sounds that you usually hear from start up. HELP

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If you don't see the initial BIOS screen you could have a problem with one of the following.

  • A bad motherboard
  • Bad memory
  • In some cases a bad Hard drive


Remove the hard drive and memory (both typically removed from panels on the back. Try rebooting. If you get the HP BIOS screen then either the memory or hard drive is bad. Add each back in one at a time and reboot until you find the problem device and replace. I would also power on the computer and use a flash light on the screen. If you see a faint image of what you should normally see then you have a bad inverter. Lastly your motherboard is bad, not a lot you can do to test that.

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