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Screen comes on and after about 5 min. it goes off the computer is still on.

When turn on my Dell Inspiron 8100 everything is fine for about 3 to 5 minute and the screen will go black. The fan and screen are not operating, but everything else is still operating.

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    My Inspiron suddenly turned black. Won´t lite up when restarted. External screen ok. Computer works ok.

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To narrow down the problem area, connect the laptop to an external monitor, if everything works properly, then you have a bad screen. If it does the same, then you have a failing motherboard component that is causing the shutdown.

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