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Hi after installingceative lab soundblaster 5.1 my acer 8930 screen does not work,,,it works on external monitor and i have had problem before but problem seemed to sort its self out when after many attempts it worked normal when i rebooted in low res,,was this just coincident im not sure,,anyway like a idiot i attempted to instal again but now even if i attempt to reboot in low res my screen does not work on laptop ,,,again it works fine on external monitor and i have all my sound working fine just no screen thnks in advance regards paul

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During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS you can load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults ,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
or
During the boot process tap the f8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer
Also you might try
Turn Off the computer, now as soon as you hit the power button, keep on holding "Alt" key & keep on tapping "F10 key,ie: Alt+F10, it will open the recovery console ,select full factory restore and follow on screen instruction. (Note:this will erase all datas on the computer)

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