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Computer start, but screen is blank and the scroll lock indicator lights up?

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Scroll lock has nothing to do with the screen image.
The only way to check the screen is to plug in an external monitor and press the function button followed by the appropriate F key to switch between internal and external screens (normally F5 or F8 which ever the key could be marked with a screen icon.
Three presses one to switch to external second press both screens third press back to normal.
Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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