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Laptop is running but screen constant black

During my virus scan norton said I had a virus. i coninued to their site to get the virus removed(some type of trojan horse) but not sure which one and when i tried to download a fix, my computer froze. I removed the battery to restart the computer and then when it rebooted the computer screen stays black. i can hear it running, but the screeen does nothing but stay black. I also tried putting in my reboot disk, but still nothing but a black screen.

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It seems the sudden loss of power fried the screen...or it could be the video card that might have downed.  always try to use keyboard combos like crtrl+alt+del or alt F4 before resorting to such violent measures :( 

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