Having problems with your Compaq Armada E500 Notebook ?

Black screen My cousins daughter owns an E500. When the PC is turned on nothing happens. Some lights above the keyboard turns on, that's all. The light indicators are battery, "1", "A" and arrow down.She is using the correct AC adaptor. Please?


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You say the LCD display is black on power up. Are you absolutely sure? Sometimes the backlight on these LCDs burnout and the display is very very dim. If this is the case then it's an LCD issue. If not then connect the laptop to a monitor and toggle the screen to monitor. If the E500 video displays correctly on the monitor then I say you have a 95% chance of an LCD issue.
Hi,
\015\012I'd reseat the memory first. If there are two pieces, take first one, then the other alone in the system. Possibly bad memory. If that's not it, the lcd cable could be unplugged. Try connecting to an external monitor. If that works, it's the lcd somewhere.
\015\012Good luck
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