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The laptop turns on but with a blank screen. All the lights on they keyboard and mouse pad are lit up and the fan runs, but there is no bios menu or anything else that shows up on the screen. From reading up on this laptop it seems there is a overheating problem and they may of contributed to the fact it does not work now. I am guessing it is a hardware issue, particularly the motherboard, that needs to be fixed.

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    I have tried that and no response. The log in screen came up for a couple minutes in full brightness but froze after I tried logging in. I wish it was the monitor though, it would make it easier.

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