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When I switch on my laptop the power light illuminates and I hear hard disk activity, but the screen fails to respond at all. No flickering or change of colour, just dead.

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  • jorge3729 Aug 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. Black screen and a little white horizontal line in the top left hand corner?

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    exactly same problem turn on lights up disc runs nothing on screen think it might be some sort of memory problem but no ideas

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    same problems exactly think its some kind of memory problems but no real ideas

  • bballchamp08 Aug 11, 2008

    Same problem here. No idea why this is happening. Any solution to this problem at all?

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Sounds like its trying to load windows but the harddrive is failing to respond, most of the time if it loads everything up to the windows itself its all done before initalizing the harddrive itself.. try putting the harddrive into another computer or usb external to check if its dead.. you might just need a new one =T not 100% sure though but its worth trying.

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