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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like the Video Card is bad. Try plugging an external monitor into the laptop and see if it works. Any monitor will do, even the big fat old crt monitors. Look at your keyboard and normally there will be a sequence of keys you will have to hit to get the video on the external monitor. Normally you would bress the FN (Function Key) and hold it while pressing some other key such as F4 or F8. The key to press will probably have a picture of a monitor display on it or the wording crt/lcd
If it displays on the external monitor that means your video card is ok and your screen on the laptop is the problem and either needs to be replaced or it could be that the cables have come loose in which case the lcd monitor needs to be disassembled and the cables reseated.
One other thing, take a flashlight and shine it on the lcd screen to make sure that the icons are not there but are too dark to see. If you can barely see the icons with the flashlight that means the LCD Inverter is bad and needs to be replaced. The guys at: http://www.generalsystemsconsulting.com can help and they are very reasonable. They will fix it and ship it back to you by Fedex or UPS. Get a quote from a local source then try them.
Posted on Mar 10, 2012
If your laptop appears to boot up and the hard disk LEDflashes, then the problem is probably a back light fault. This can be a faultyinverter or a faulty CCFL lamp. Please click on this link and follow myinstructions to identify the fault and possible fix :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3598095-faulty_laptop_lcd_screen
Posted on Mar 26, 2012
SOURCE: won't get past gateway screen
try restart with pressing F8 while powering on that should take you to SAFE mode and then you can find out if operating system is still alive
Posted on May 22, 2012
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