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Power Light on but screen black

Last night i pressed a few buttons on the lap top key pad, the buttons were around the space bar. The laptop froze and nothing would work, not ever CTRL ALT Delete. So i held down the power button to turn it off. I then restarted the laptop. The power light came on but the screen stayed black.

I have tried running the battery down then recharging it but this did not work. Any ideas any one. I would reaaaaly appreciate your help.

Thank you.

PS im no good at computers so please explain as best you can xxx The power light is on but the screen remains black. At times, the power light remains on while the screen remains black while at other times, the power light goes off after awhile. However, normally after a few days, the laptop returns to normal working condition. But now, about a week has passed, and the screen remains black whenever the i on the laptop.

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Try powering up with no battery connected. If that works then the battery may be faulty or too old.

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