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Hi i got a laptop last week pcg-fx401

Hi my laptop when i turn it on the screen dont come on it just stays black i dont no what to to as i need it for disco's

please help thanks

dj smithy

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Check the inverter or the vga cable..lcd the last is cgv chips

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