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Laptop all my lights will go on but there no windows it is a black screen

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  • urladydj Jul 23, 2008

    i did that but still not work

  • jfturman Sep 12, 2008

    at first my pc was really slow then it froze on the frame itwas currently on mouse nor the key board worked so I turned it off by holdimg down the power button. Now when i press the power button I get a black screen the fan works i can hear the hard drive is spinning.

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As above

and make sure no floppys, cd's, memory sticks, wirelesss cards etc plugged in - just power cable

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Hello,
Have you made any hardware changes or has there been any event after which it had this problem?
If not, I would start with replacing memory, or if there are two pieces installed, take 1 out try the other, first in 1 slot then the other, then switch to the second piece and rotate. If you have access to known good memory, try that instead.
Hook up to an external monitor and boot up the laptop. If there's an image on the external, then we've got an lcd problem, most likely the inverter.
Other than that, try using only the ac adapter (take the battery out).
If none of these work, weneed to do more technical changes, such as replacing the inverter, etc.
Good luck

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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