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Compaq 1200 Screen Won't Come On

About two years ago, I was having problems with the computer sporadically going into hibernation and I got a new laptop because at the time I didn't have time to mess around with it. My daughter found the Compaq in the closet and wants to use it. The computer turns on and I can hear it making the star up sounds, but the computer screen is not working. Thank you in advance for your help and advice.

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  • chrissyatpri Jun 28, 2009

    No it's it. The only green light that is on is the one that shows it's plugged in.

  • bassass May 11, 2010

    does the screen light turn green?

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Ok ..did you try to hit the power button on the computer 1 time? just push it in real fast?

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