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I have an acer aspire 5310 14 months old. go to switch it on and there is power but no screen. so startup again and it tells me recovery mode recommended. after trying to fix these problems automatically it starts up no problem. when i watch a video that ive downloaded from itunes it plays,then all of a sudden hey ho i have a blank screen but still power.This has now happened many times now and have to wait about 1 hour before i try to setup again. also my dvd compartment wont open on power up please advise

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In most cases like that,where we have screen flickering,first look at the graphics card maybe the signal flex from the back of the screen is well fixed on the motherboard.then if it is well fixed on the board you will need to look at the signal board at the back of the screen maybe it is well fixed if it is not well fixed then fix it properly to solve ur problem then if the problem still persist then u will need to disable the VGA in device manager.to get to device manager u will need to open my computer and after that, u can right-click on it and then click on propertise then click on hardware and then click on device manager where u can disable the VGA.

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We can find out if its the Video card if you have a monitor around. There should be a VGA plug on the back of your laptop if you plug that in and turn on the PC. If you still don't see anything onscreen try pressing <FN> + and <F5> together to swap displays. If theres no display after that then you do likely have a faulty video card. If you do git a picture on the external monitor, try the display swap key combination a couple of times and see if the LCD screen comes on. If not you likely have a faulty LCD screen or a backlight that has gone bad.

If the Notebook has faulty components I would recommend taking it to a certified repair facility. In the US I know Best buy and Circuit City are authorized repair facilities.
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