Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook ?

Display My display oy my dell inspiron 8500 is totaly blank it will not come on at all I replaced the hard drive but think it might be the vidio card. Any ideas? And just how do I replace the vidio card. Thank yoy. Bob Johnson


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The moment you power on your system strat tapping F2 key
\015\012you will get a system setup screen if you dont get it as suggested before connect an extrnel monitor then press and hold Fn key and while holding it down press F8 it will toggle the display
\015\012if you get a video on external monitor LCD needs to be replaced
\015\012if you don't then its either systemboard(if video card is integrated)
\015\012or the video card
\015\012provide me your system's service tag located at the bottom pannel of your system, turn it upside down you will find a bar coded sticker which has a 7 digit alphanumeric number
\015\012i will be able to provide the best resolution
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