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Powers on and charges fine but nothing comes up on screen. can hear things running inside but screen just stays blank. num lock does not work and dvd drive will not open

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Run the windows instalation disc and chose to repair windows, this will load the default drivers, also flush the bios if an update is available from the manufacturers site.

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Do a power drain, this may cause by an electrical charge in the motherboard itself,Im Not really sure how it affects the display of the computer but this method usually fix such problem like that, First, removed the battery then unplugged the AC adapter the press and hold the power button or the ON/OFF button for at least 30 seconds then connect the power supply back to your computer then turn it back on, if nothing happens,there is a possibility that the problem is with the LCD or monitor itself, maybe it will need a replacement...


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