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Black screen on boot

Hi, I have a Gateway w340ua laptop and when I turn it on nothing. No logo no beep "nada". Please help.

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  • kitana292 May 10, 2009

    Thanks for the quick response,

    The lights (indicators) come on HD Power etc. Even the fan starts. I even removed the RAM and put it back but nothing. I have another exact one (laptop) with the same problem. I removed the RAM and put it back in and the computer will work for a day or two the out of the blue it will go back to black screen. I asume the the RAM is damaged but i don't want to buy RAM and still have the same problem. Please advise.



    Thanks,

    Kitana929

  • kitana292 May 11, 2009

    Yea, already tried that.

  • Yuki_no_tens May 25, 2009

    I have the same problem with such model. I use it about 1,5 year. I think that is manufacturer deffect =(. It's woodo magic, but if i want to boot up my notebook i press "FN"-key end F2,F3,F4... ect. Sometimes it helps. =)


  • Bruce Volkers
    Bruce Volkers May 11, 2010

    Do you have an external (desktop) monitor you can connect to see if the system is coming up but just not being displayed?

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Hello Kitana929!!!

It can be different problems, Battery, Power bottom not working, or better the mother board is bad. I really want you to connect your lap top to the power supply and check if there are lights on the indicated it is working. If there is light or lights on try to turn on your computer and pay really close attention for any noise or beeps. Then let me know what you came up with and I can get you pc to work.

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I have the same problem with such model. I use it about 1,5 year. I think that is manufacturer deffect =(. It's woodo magic, but if i want to boot up my notebook i press "FN"-key end F2,F3,F4... ect. Sometimes it helps. =)

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