Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Screen goes blank

I have an hp pavilion n3402 and the screen keeps blanking out. what could this be

Posted by juan p on

  • 2 more comments 
  • juan p Oct 30, 2007

    It just turns black but the cpu is still on. i close the top, wait a few seconds, and when i open it the screen comes back on(for a few minutes).

  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    I have a n3402 as well. The screen goes blank, but it is still backlit. I can sometimes get the desktop visible again by pressing the Fn key and F11 (the switch between lcd and vga out) a few times. Sometimes this cures it right away, other times I have to do this 5 or more times. It seems after the laptop has warmed up, or has been on for about 15-30 mins, the screen stops blanking. This happens in WinXP or Xubuntu, and even sometimes when the laptop barely POSTs at startup, before my Grub (boot loader) starts. I've had this laptop since 2001, so maybe it's starting to give up...

  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    I have a n3402 as well. The screen goes blank, but it is still backlit.
    I can sometimes get the desktop visible again by pressing the Fn key
    and F11 (the switch between lcd and vga out) a few times. Sometimes
    this cures it right away, other times I have to do this 5 or more
    times. It seems after the laptop has warmed up, or has been on for
    about 15-30 mins, the screen stops blanking. This happens in WinXP or
    Xubuntu, and even sometimes when the laptop barely POSTs at startup,
    before my Grub (boot loader) starts. I've had this laptop since 2001,
    so maybe it's starting to give up...

  • mexipino Feb 29, 2008

    I have a n3402 as well. The screen goes blank, but it is still backlit.
    I can sometimes get the desktop visible again by pressing the Fn key
    and F11 (the switch between lcd and vga out) a few times. Sometimes
    this cures it right away, other times I have to do this 5 or more
    times. It seems after the laptop has warmed up, or has been on for
    about 15-30 mins, the screen stops blanking. This happens in WinXP or
    Xubuntu, and even sometimes when the laptop barely POSTs at startup,
    before my Grub (boot loader) starts. I've had this laptop since 2001,
    so maybe it's starting to give up...

×

Ad

1 Answer

Lyle Siemens

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 328 Answers

Does it flicker or just go black with the light flashing? Does it go back on again by itself? As of now, I suspect the video card is at fault without further details about the problem. Let me know

Posted on Oct 30, 2007

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Pavilion dv3 power on and off continous and screen blank


Computer Keeps Rebooting - cannot access Safe Mode
1. Boot up with Windows installation CD 2. It will give you the option to use RECOVERY CONSOLE 3. Type chkdsk to check disk - this fixes bad blocks and moves data to another area. 4. When completed, remove Windows installation CD and reboot computer

Mar 01, 2013 | HP Pavilion Dv3-1075us Notebook

1 Answer

My hp laptop, the creen goes blank and the lights


This may due to laptop is in sleep mode or check whether the proper display driver was installed.

Dec 03, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

1 Answer

Keep getting a blank screen and a pop up say system not fully installed


easy, you just have to install the OS again..
u can reinstall it through booting OS CD, maybe some OS instalation files are missing or corrupted.
or if you have the recovery CD from the hp vendor, just install it

May 30, 2009 | HP Pavilion F1503 15" LCD Flat Panel...

1 Answer

Hp dv5 laptop screen randomly goes blank.


Check your power management settings. Reset to suit your usage. This should fix it.

Mar 16, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv5000t Notebook

3 Answers

My HP Pavilion dv6000 keeps restarting with blank screen


I have the same problem with my hp pavilion! ive tried everything and cant get anything to appear on the screen. Keeps rebooting every 15 sec or so. Did you ever find a solution to this?

Mar 12, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6000t Notebook

1 Answer

HP Pavillion 2005


reseat the memory and battery. if that does not clear try keeping plugged in and power up.
if that fails could be bad memory or bad power connector.
send to manufacture if under warranty

Sep 24, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

1 Answer

Hp pavilion dv6000 screen goes blank 5 minutes after startup


i cannot install win xp on my hp pavalion it is already contain win vista and hard disc is SATA type give me a solution

Sep 08, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

2 Answers

HP Pavilion F1503 1503 15in Flat. screen blanks out constantly


THis is a problem of the invertor board.If you are technically able you need to disasseble the monitor and resolder components around the red or yellow inverter transformers.
Samir

Mar 04, 2008 | HP Pavilion F1503 15" LCD Flat Panel...

1 Answer

Screen goes blank after 2 seconds!


Blank Blank or can you see shadows?
If you see shadow images then the backlight or inverter has failed
If it is blank blank then graphics card or connector/cable problem
Does that help

Dec 30, 2007 | HP Pavilion F1703 17" LCD Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

185 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85223 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

18186 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...