Question about Computers & Internet
When I power on my notebook the screen stays black. You can hear the computer powering up and the lights on the computer indicate that it is in fact powering up but the screen stays black. This does not happen all the time, just enough to make it very difficult to use the computer. The computer is only 2 years old and it was about 1100 dollars so I am trying to decide if it's better to have it repaired or just buy a new one.
I connected the external monitor and it wont show anything...
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
I recently acquired a VGN-A170P (Sony Vaio) and it does this as well. So far, out of about 10 boot attempts, the screen and external monitor have turned on and worked flawlessly, upon power down and another boot attempt everything is black. Neither the Monitor nor the laptop screen displays anything. Though the monitor seems like it's trying, it doesn't show any text or graphics, but it also doesn't show the 'network cable unplugged' or 'no signal' signs.
Any ideas? And thanks.
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
Repaired! This sounde like a fuelty screen or screen inverter. To check this, connect to an external monitor, if the external works properly, then it's the screen or inverter. If the external doesn't work, let me know and we'll run the problem down to a more indepth (internal) trouble shoot.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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