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PC powers up but the screen does not come on

PC powers up the light comes on the hard drive powers up but the screen does not come on

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    Scott Hill May 11, 2010

    have you tested the monitor on another computer to make sure it is working? you might try checking the bios set up and use default settings to reset the output. does the screen show a post when you first start the computer hard drives amount of memory etc?

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Your pc is infected of viruses.try to reformat your pc

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Sounds like motherboard problem. Probably not worth repair.

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This could be a Power/Switch Problem.
Faulty Hard-Drive.
Solution:- Leave the laptop turned Of And charge the battery to Full Capacity. ( usually between 4-16 Hours ) depending on capacity.
This will also fully charge the CMOS ( memory battery )
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