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Screen goes blank(not Black, but dark) after windows boots

When i turn on my laptop it boots normally then the screen goes dark. the safemode yields same results no matter which option i try. i cannot load new drivers and have no restore disk to install. there is no floppy drive installed. the hard drive fan is also very noisy, but working. any suggestions?

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  • Jon Kelsey May 14, 2008

    yes, the F5 is for monitor selection.thanks for the help but I'm afraid i have deeper troubles. its not the fan making noise but the primary HD (there are 2HDs) itself...gotta spend some money($65 for 60gig)

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Perhaps it is trying to power an external monitor. Try this: Once your computer boots up, hold down the "fn" key (usually bottom row of keyboard) and then hit the key that shows what looks to be a monitor on it. Usually on the Toshibas, its the F5 key. This key will always be in the F key row. Let me know if this helps.

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