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Cant see screen on laptop think its videowave???

\015 When its turned on the windows screen comes up and loads but the screen then goes blank\015

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MS-DOS edit command help\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012edit myfile.txt <press enter>. This would bring up a blank edit screen, as long as the file is saved upon exit this will create the file myfile.txt.
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Linux and UNIX xset command help\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012The 'reset' flag forces deactivation of screen saver if it is active. The 'blank' flag sets the preference to blank the video (if the hardware can do so) \015\012
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