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My notebook is dead! nothing displays on the screen

Q: My notebook is dead! nothing displays on the screen

i borrowed my cousin my noebook, when it came back it does not operate. when i power it on the power light shows up but nothing shows on the screen, i used RS 232 to connect to external monitor but still nothing is displayed. he told me he properly shut down the machine before he returned it to me, but it looks like he is not telling me the truth. please help.

probably opened the machine and messed up with the video card.

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A:Notebook screen - Dead?

Screen is busted physically - need to replace it.

Use https://www.laptopscreen.com/

http://www.techist.com/forums/f84/notebook-screen-dead-276403/
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A:GPU dead? Displays picture only

"So my GPU is still sending a video signal but if I enable the device"...

Graphics cards... or anything else in a computer need drivers to function. Download and install the proper drivers for your GeForce card here:
Nvidia 9800GTX-2
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gpu-dead-displays-picture-only.167608/
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I have an Envy M6 and Windows 10 OS

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A:Waking up a dead notebook

It could also be a matter of the battery contacts being corroded or misaligned.

Have you looked at the contacts on the battery and in the case???

Can you use the machine on AC at all? Many, if not most, laptops will work without a battery (I realize this defeats the purpose.)

Assuming that you find no contact problems, I would lean towards a board or board connector being up the creek. And at the age of your laptop, those components could be difficult to find, but maybe you'll get lucky.

Good luck!
 

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A:Dead notebook; Can I use the parts?

I don't know about the LCD, but I have saved memory, hard drives, optical drives, keyboards, screws. wifi modules, etc. for use in other projects.
The memory, in particular, has come in handy. Some day when I lose a screw I might be grateful.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dead-notebook-can-i-use-the-parts.810348/
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A:Dead slow notebook, need help

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A:Dead HP Presario CQ62 notebook

Remove the memory and re install it... Remove the battery and try AC power only. With the battery out and AC out, hold the power button down for 30 seconds. Re install the battery and see if the laptop powers up
 

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A:Dead Touchpad on HP Notebook running XP

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A:Dead VAIO notebook display. What needs replacing?

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Can you get into the BIOS settings?
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Hi el condor,

Welcome to the SevenForums.

From what you have said I understand the HDD had suffered physical damage with a head crash. How did you decide that?

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oh dear may one ask what WAS your antivirus program?

has this suddenly started to happen or has it been progressively worse over some time ?

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

We need more info first please fill in your system specs in my.TS.forum at the top of this page(click on edit profile).

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bump...

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Hello,

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A:[SOLVED] Can't go onto Windows, and all it displays is a blank screen

run memtest on the ram 1 stick at a time
http://www.memtest.org/

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Have you tried pressing the Fn key and what ever function shows as the Display Toggle? the dell I am posting from is Fn+F1, My other dell is Fn+F3.
 

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Hi BAINZ89,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please try to run the on-board Dell diagnostics using any of the below steps:

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Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
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Can you do a print screen and post it. The link you provided states it is forbidden.

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A:Webcam Displays Black Screen [Unless in front of Direct Light]

Here is a good source when troubleshooting Webcam Issues. 
The Screen is black, blank or dark

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Hi,

If you are missing cloning straight from your laptop to a TV, there may be a difference in resolution for the 2. Windows does not automatically scale the second screen to look the same as yours. It would be like trying to make an A3 painting fit on a piece of A4 paper without first making it smaller, you will see some of the picture but not all of it. Win+P will change whether it extends the screen or duplicates it. Perhaps I am way off the mark here on my advice.
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A:blue screen displays: Unmountable Boot Volume & recovery console items.

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A:HP 15 Notebook screen goes black, then password screen appea...

Hi @Grump,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the screen flashing black . I will be glad to help you. Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? Please get back to me, so I can help you.

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A:dead screen

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A:Dead screen

Welcome
Any beeps when you boot?
If so describe.
If none, back up your stuff with Ubuntu. If you cannot load Ubuntu, you have a hardware problem that must be repaired
If you can back up your stuff, try a factory restoration
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...ocument&dlc=en

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A:dead screen

Do you here any beeps when attempting to start the computer? If yes, Then in what pattern do they occur?(How many long beeps and how many short beeps?)

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A:Dead screen

It's most likely the monitor. Try plugging the monitor into a different PC to find out.
 

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