Having problems with your Compaq Presario Notebook ?

Hi everyone. This seems to be a pretty common problem. My thesis is due and the screen on my Toshiba satellite notebook is black. It is 3 1/2 years old. I have had no real problems with it, however recently the battery was not charging so I would have to have it plugged into the powerpoint to use it, and at certain angles the screen would blank. I just put this down to 'old age' and was expecting to buy a new laptop after this final research was in. However the left 3 blue 'lights' on the notebo


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You may have a bad or loose LCD, bad inverter or backlight. If you have access to a computer monitor, borrow one and while your laptop is off, plug it in your laptop's external vga connector, power the monitor, then turn on the power of your laptop. If your laptop is working, you should get a display on the external monitor.
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