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Blank screen on my laptop but power button is on.

\015 I have a acer2420 travelmate and when i switchjed it on this evening.the screen was blank but the power button lit up.can you please give me a solution as to what happened and what to do?\015

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Depending on what kind of laptop you have, your button may look\015\012different. Look at the Function keys (all those keys up at the top that\015\012have F's in front of them) and see if there is another colored symbol\015\012on any of them. You should find a colored symbol that looks like a\015\012rectangular monitor.

Press another key toward the bottom of your\015\012keyboard that probably says "Fn" or some other kind of "Function" key -\015\012not Alt, Ctrl, or Shift. Hold that Fn key down while you press the\015\012first key you found that looks like a monitor. That will change your\015\012laptop video output mode between several different modes like: laptop\015\012LCD panel only; LCD panel and external monitor; and external monitor\015\012only.

The purpose of this is if you wanted to plug another\015\012monitor into the back of your laptop, or a projector for a meeting or\015\012presentation, etc.
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