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Laptop lcd display problem

I have an acer tarvelmate 6291 and i am experiencing a proble with the lcd screen. The screen is automatically switched off while the computer is still on. I have to reboot every time by pressing the restart button.

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Pls. go to control panel select click display, then setting under the setting advance then choose monitor then you can select your monitor configuration, if problem still there then try to checked you power supply and your hardware. or otherwise use external monitor same porcedure.stated above

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Re: Laptop lcd display problem

You may check power settings in control panel and see if somehow the settings for your screen are set to turn off or the power settings program has been corrupted for some reasons. Although I doubt that this the case it is worth to check.

At the same time there is a need for more information about how did that start or if you have done any physical changes to the computer.

Another thing you may do is connect it to an external monitor and see if the same thing happens to the external monitor. If that is the case then I think there is something wrong with your display card.

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2. LCD panel problem;
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You can do initial diagnosis by:
a. connect the laptop to an external monitor. Using the Fn + F? keys, activate the external monitor to be the default display. If it works, you have eliminated the possibility of the video card having a problem. If it likewise did not display anything or blanks out after sometime, then you have just confirmed that it is the video card that is a problem.

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Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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