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laptop screen randomly turns black? wtf help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by linkinworm, Mar 9, 2008.

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  1. linkinworm

    linkinworm Thread Starter

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    while using my laptop, the screen will turn black, the back light will stay on, and i can press the keys and it will beep n beep at me, i can also click on things if im lucky ill his something and then it will make a loading sound from loading a new webpage, or if im playing a game i cna still shoot n crap, only thing is i cant see wtf is happeinging
    anyone able to help

    running vista
    power setting, are basicaly so the screen never turns off unless its left for 10 mins, no hibernation or sleep, or HDD turn off.
     
  2. jazz3000

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    It's more than likely a loose video card. The card sits almost directly under the keypad on a laptop and after use can come loose just enough to be an on again off again problem. Jazz
     
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