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When I turn on my laptop the screen goes blank before it loads into windows and the only thing I can see is the mouse arrow. I have tried starting it in safe mode but the screen just goes blank.


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This is normal, if you are using vista. as long as your computer fires up ok don't worry about it
Try going to the Bios "Del at startup",choose load setup defaults.\015\012Then press F8 at startup and choose "Last Known Good Configuration"\015\012If this doesn't help then try this...\015\012
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  1. Take out your battery and the power button for about 60secs.
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  3. Start the laptop using the Adapter [without the battery]
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  5. Lighten up your laptop...remove any external device attached [printer,scanner,pen drives etc.].
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  7. It could also be a RAM problem,try changing the RAM if you have two start with one and exchange them.
After that when the system starts you can do the system restore START--ALL PROGRAMS--ACCESSORIES--SYSTEM TOOLS--SYSTEM RESTORE to restore it back to an earlier date when laptop was ok. THEN LATER ON PUT THE BATTERY BACK IN.\015\012
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  • Try restarting after an hour gap.
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  • If this doesn't solve your problem call the company people.Their might be a Video Card problem or any other internal hardware problem.
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