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Just got laptop. Turn it on it boots up but the

Just got laptop. Turn it on it boots up but the monitor does not turn on. Tried adjusting monitor brightness but that doesn't work. Plugged monitor into external monitor and works fine. I am a newbie with laptops and it may be something very stupid i'm not doing.

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  • Ralph  Walekr
    Ralph Walekr May 11, 2010

    You should be able to toggle the external and internal monitor on your notebook. Look at your keyboard near the top. There are keys that have a picture of a monitor on it. If you press the Fn key along with for example mine uses the Fn F5 key to toggle to a external monitor or the lcd screen on your notebook. Try that first. Need to know what type of laptop it is to further troubleshoot. If you can see the first screen like the maker of the laptop when it turns on then the lcd screen is good.

    I hope this helps.



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