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Blank Screen - No Display though computer power light remains switched on.

I tried plagging with external motinor. Same Result. Please advise what coupd be the problem.

 

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  • trove Oct 15, 2007

    Thanks for reply.


     


    Here is answer to your query:


     


    1 Does the power lights light up. - Yes


    2 Does the hard-drive light up -  No,


    3. Does anything go on the computer. - .


    4 What does and what does not (light up) 


     


    Answer for 3-4


    I can hear fan. I can open/close DVD drive. I can power up and down computer using power key. There are no warning (bip) when I start computer. No other lights go on.


     


    Also, I googled , youtubed for solutions, study disassembling notebook and tried following.


    I tried to remove and reinstall memory and hard disk drive. I tried starting without memory and hard disk. But no display. I opened up notebook and checked connection to see if anything is loose. I have not opened LCD (Top part of notebook).I do not know how to do it.


     


    I tried to search for repair manual but could not find for this model.


     


    If you need more details please inform.


     


    Thanks for your time and help.

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You people are not explaining in detail what is actually wrong?.  If you do this we can try to help you.

 

1 Does the power lights light up.

2 Does the hard-drive light light up

3. Does anything go on the computer.

4 What does and what does not (lightup)

 

Just because you have a blank screen does not necessarily mean the screen is "had it" and by plugging an external monitor to see if there is problem does not exist.

For all we know your motherboard may have ceased to exist or your hard drive crashed or your memory chip.  Please help me to help you?

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

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    Peter Hirawani Oct 15, 2007

    Thank you very much because you used the external monitor and had no results this rules out any problems with your LCD it seems to be fine.



    And it is not your memory chip otherwise you would hear a serious of beeps so thats ruled out.



    You say the was not lights coming on for the hard drive this is a suspect.....you may need to look in this area. By your diagnostics it is possible that motherboard has broken down if not the hard drive before it..........Im sorry I cannot be any more helpful to you, you did well to explain in detail and thats the way.  But thats my suspicions on what i think it may be.  

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