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Dell Inspiron 1526 blank screen after hibernation

\015 My Dell Inspiron 1526 won't restore after hibernation. After a recent Vista update the laptop was placed in hibernation mode before the normal 'restart to complete update' process. After a minute or so i press a button expecting to see a logon screen, instead the monitor was off, blank screen with no power. I presss every button but nothing happened. After a restart the monitor remains off but i can still hear 1526 checking the cd drive. I restarted several times trying the Fn+F8 option with an external monitor and pressing the up button while holding Fn but still the same. 1526 appear to be in a wierd state because i placed a XP boot cd and restart then hit Enter several times. If the backlight or inverter was the only problem then 1526 would boot from the cd as normal though i wouldn't be able to see. It doesn't, it simply power up, checks the cd drive then does nothing. The multimedia buttons lights up when i press them and the fan is on.I don't have the warranty paperworks.How can i fix it?\015

Answers :

Press Fn Key plus POWER key ans see if the diagnostics will start. If no go, then the system is likely in a No POST state.

You can check the warranty status here:

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/my_systems_info/details?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd&~ck=anavml

and no paperwork is needed to get warranty support, all you need is the express service code on the bottom and be a authorized user of the system.
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