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Old 02-22-2009, 10:39 PM
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Laptop screen blackout

I have a problem with my laptop. my screen wont display anything when i start Windows XP, but if i boot the computer in safe mode, my screen works fine. i think it is a video card problem but im not sure. could i get some help diagnosing and if possible fixing the problem.

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Old 02-24-2009, 07:54 PM
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The screen can black out because of driver issues...It may not be the graphics driver that is bad but it would be the most logical to check first.

Before starting though. check that the monitor switchkey on the keyboard is actually pointed to start the laptop display panel and not another monitor.

Use the FN key and then the monitor icon key and see if it then lights up.

If not then run in safemode with networking and go to the manufacturer's website and download the graphics driver for your laptop model and reinstall it .

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Old 02-25-2009, 01:56 AM
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pl start up laptop and press f8 key and select enable vga mode.

u will enter in ur normal mode after remove ur graphics driver then reinstall it

then working ok.

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