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Screen gone dark

Hello. I started my laptop up in the morning as usual noticing that the screen was blank. I restarted with the same result. When I touch the hybernation/screen close switch the screen lights up for a second. What do you think?

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Re: screen gone dark

Good morning!
On fairly quick thing that you could try is to reseat the memory module(s). That can be one fairly common cause of this.
Another thing to check is to take the laptop into a darker area and see if there is a faint image on the screen. That would indicate a bad LCD backlight lamp, or inverter.
It is possible that your lid switch is bad/broken/loose.
When you say that it lights up for a second, is that with an image, a white screen, gray screen or exactly what?

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