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Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite A205 laptop. My issue at one point my laptop was working fine. I closed it to head home, and 10 minutes later, When i tried to turn it back on, it would not come on. It powers on, the dvdrom is active and the usb ports seem to have power, but nothing occurs with my screen at all. Also, the light for my wireless doesn't turn on either. Does anyone know what could be wrong?

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It sounds like a video driver issue (preventing the pc from properly waking back up from stanby or hibernate mode.) try forcing it to power down (hold the power button to off untell all the lights go out or pull the battery) see if you can then power back up with a clean boot.

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    I tried this both ways and neither worked :/

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