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Why does my windows 7 laptop turn on but the screen is black

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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
December 27, 2017 11:58:32 AM

My laptop worked fine yesterday, but now today when I turned it on everything was running but the screen was just black. How do I fix this? I have tried to remove the battery and put it back in. And holding the power button too!

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a c 1663 D Laptop
a b $ Windows 7
December 27, 2017 3:52:35 PM

Try this...

1. Turn the laptop off (not sleep or hibernate but off).
2. Connect an external monitor to the laptop.
3. Turn on the external monitor.
4. Turn on the laptop.

NOTE: You may have to press an "external monitor" button. Could be the f4 button or a button with two monitors on it, for the external monitor to work.

If you can see fine on the external monitor, then your attached display, or the ribbon cable that connects it, are your problem.

If you can't see on the external monitor at all, or the problem occurs on the external monitor as well, then it is probably the graphics card/GPU that is the problem, which may require the motherboard be replaced.

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December 28, 2017 1:27:15 AM

ITs okay as I turned it on then held the power button for at least a minuet, which eventually it turned on!:) 
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