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Dell Inspiron 700m blank screen or won't boot

When I turn on my laptop, screen goes blank after 1 or 2 sec but power is on, wifi indicator is on, i don't have a battery, i've been using ac for the last 4 years and no problems then this happens, but when i try turning it off & on again for 20 times sudeenly it works and i could use it for as long as i want, but when i shut it down and then use it again in a couple of hours, same thing happens... im afraid it might not work next time....please help thanks in advance!

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  • friendstersu Jul 07, 2009

    thanks for the replies, external monitor seems to be working so its not the motherboard or video card, i already changed the inverter, nothing happened, i did a checkdsk, all ok...i checked the little switch that turns the laptop to standby when lid is close, its clean and working fine..so i figured i need to changed the backlight bulb but its not easy even for a experienced technician and they would probably charge a lot, so im just going to buy a new lcd screen for a $115on ebay and hopefully it will fix the problem...thanks

  • friendstersu Jul 19, 2009

    Hello, thanks for the replies..i found the solution! i did a checkdsk, external monitor was working so it wasnt the motherboard or video card. i also changed the inverter which i bought for $9, shipping was included. but when it still didn't work, i tried cleaning the little lid switch and nothings wrong with it. so i bought a new lcd screen on ebay and that solved my problem, by replacing the lcd! my lcd was au optronics B121EW02 v.0 but seller sent a B121EW03 v.7 and it still worked.. i hope this helps to those who has the same problem...

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The problem you are facing sounds like either a video board problem, which I believe the 700 is hard solered onto the motherboard or an inverter board. The best way to test this is to hook up an external monitor to your laptop and see if the problem persists. If the problem does not appear on an external monitor, then the problem is most likely the inverter board in your laptop. If you are still having the problem with an external monitor, then your video card is at fault. The video card on this series I believe is hard soldered to the motherboard and cannot be replaced without changing out the motherboard. If the problem goes away with an external monitor then you just have to replace the inverter board on your laptop which you can pickup on eBay for around 30.00 + shipping.

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1.format your system
2.reinstall your operating system
3.this problem occurs due to software corruption or harddisk corruption

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