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No LCD display and hard drive is not flashing or booting

After turning on the lap top, no display, no lights on the hard disc, only power indicator lights ( green) and flashing light on the battery 1 ( yellow)

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  • erwin amurao Jun 09, 2007

    after external monitor was plugged, then press function key LCD/ VGA, still no display, Hard disk indicator still not flushing.

    I think problem first is the booting then If check the LCD display, your comment, pls.



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Hey I just stumbled across this page when someone brought me their same laptop with the same problem. I tried everything that has already been mentioned but what fixed it in the end was just reseting the RAM and it booted up perfectly after that!

Posted on Jul 05, 2007


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I apologize for not seeing this posting before telling you to try what you already did... =) You say the notebook powers on, but no indicator light for the hard drive. Please try this: turn the notebook on and put your ear next to the keyboard/hand on the bottom. Do you hear/feel the drive spinning up?? If so, then the issue is more than you probably want to hear. However, if you DON'T hear/feel the drive spin up, then I would have to say that your hard drive needs replacing. Fairly easy to do that - but i'm afraid you've most likely lost the data on the drive, if it's dead. Please let me know your resultys. You can email directly for faster help if you'd like, at [email protected] Good Luck!! ~D~

Posted on Jun 09, 2007


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If you have a external monitor that you can plug into the back of the Laptop, and then 1 - power the laptop 2 - press and hold the "Fn" key follow by the "LCD/CRT" key to change display this is to see if the laptop is giving any forms of video, please let me know an update...

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

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