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My laptop turns on, but no screen pops up

By kameleonmax
Mar 19, 2011
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  1. my laptop turns on, but no screen pops up.
    So initally, when i turn on my laptop, the fan runs for a couple seconds then turns off, but the comp. is still on. but nothing comes on the screen. it's just black..
  2. Mark56

    Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,886

    Try inserting the Windows disk in the CD drive and then try to start it again.

    Also, as you switch on try repeatedly tapping the F8 key and see if it will go into safe mode.

    If you know where the memory cards are fitted and there is more than one try removing one (you must remove the battery first) and then switch on, if still no boot then put the memory back in and remove the other one and try again.

    What is the make and model of your laptop and what version of Windows do you have.

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