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Laptop black screen during boot, then normal in Operative System

I have an Dell Inspiron 9300 and the laptop screen shows nothing during boot (all black). But then after it reaches the operative system login everything magically appear normal.
I can only see the boot process if I connect an external monitor to it.

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  • Remberto Estrella
    Remberto Estrella Jan 20, 2009

    How can I change the the bootup display time?

  • Remberto Estrella
    Remberto Estrella Jan 20, 2009

    I checked every option in the BIOS but could not find any menu option for that :-(

  • Remberto Estrella
    Remberto Estrella Jan 20, 2009

    I can only see the boot menu if I connect an external monitor ....... my system used to be perfectly one month ago. This is a recent problem. I cannot see what is going on during the boot process. But once it reaches the operative system the integrated screen works perfectly.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have the same problem after changing the laptopscreen from 1440x900 to 1990x1200.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    Same problem after changing to a glossy screen.

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Is it affecting your pc
you can change the bootup display time if you want
but I would leave it as is if your system is not affected by it

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 20, 2009

    heat the key for going into setup on restart

    this will take you into options

    you should have one for how long boot up displays.

    I would'nt change anything else as that is your pc system and you can run into trouble

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 20, 2009

    all systems don't have that setting

    did your boot menu show before

    if it did not that it was setup that way

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