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No image on screen

My screen is black when i turn the power on and in about 5 seconds the computer shuts down on me what could be causing the problem. pleae help me thank you.

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Re: no image on screen

Are you hearing and beeps when you power it up ?

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I want you to know that there is a very good chance you can get out of this situation quickly and without any cost. This fix works on all brands of laptops:

• 2) REMOVE YOUR AC ADAPTOR CORD, that's the wall power, remove it.
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