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Pressed FN key simultaneously with F5 Key and screen black

I have a laptop computer that was put together by TDN.  The model number is CY 25.  Software is Windows XP.  I simultaneously pressed the FN key and the F5 key.  The F5 key also has an icon on it that looks like a rectangle inside parentheses.  Also, the FN key is a separate key in blue letters and the icon is also blue.  When I pressed the FN and F5 key at the same time, the laptop screen went black.  Everything else seems okay.  I tried to reboot, and the screen is still black?  Can anyone help me?

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Try to press again fn+f5 key

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