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Turn on my laptop...I can hear it running but the screen never comes on. Is there something I can do??


Answers :

Seems like it is still trying to boot up.
Do you hear the Windows start up theme?
If it's possible, go into Safe Mode and try to uninstall the last program you installed before the laptop went buggy. If you can get into Safe Mode, then you're smiling.
Tap F8 when you start up your laptop for the options.
If you're certain that the last program wasn't the issue, do a virus scan.
If you can't get into Safe Mode at all, I'm afraid you may need to get the laptop repaired.
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