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Laptop monitor doesn't work after overheating

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by variatsioon, Sep 10, 2010.

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  1. variatsioon

    variatsioon Thread Starter

    Sep 10, 2010
    I was playing COD4 and my computer freezed again. so I turn off my computer and turned it on but now my monitor wouldn't work. I heard welcome to windows sound but thats all.
    Monitor is just black and I cant get other monitor to work also.
    Is my video card broken?

    My ~3 years old coputer is: Ordi Enduro 7590BF
    Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 2,2GHz
    nVidia GeForce 8600M GT 512MB
    2048MB DDR2 667MHz
  2. Tanis


    May 29, 2006
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    So you have tried plugging it into an external monitor and you still don't get any picture? That would indicate a fault with the graphics card itself.

    Try shining a torch at the screen when it is booting up etc. and see if you can see a feint image, if you can, it might just be the backlight / inverter that has failed.
  3. neil21stirling


    Sep 12, 2007
    certaintly sounds like the graphics card is away if you can't even attach a secondary monitor.
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