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Netbook Screen Is Black Any Ideas?


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#1 CompSecurityExpert

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 04:29 PM

Hello everyone. I know a lot about computer programming, and software related issues. I friend of mine gave me his netbook which is a Toshiba NB505. I've fixed a lot of malware issues etc. in my time but not a lot of hardware issues so this is a learning experience for even me.

Due to the fact that I do know a thing or two about computers though hopefully this will help. So here is the problem which hopefully some of you loevely people here can assit me with :). When you press power to the netbook it does appear to come on and the screen appears to light but you can't see anything!!

This is a little hard to explain but essentially it's like having your TV when the screen is black because it's on the wrong input. Also very shortly after booting up you can hear the WINDOWS 7 startup noise meaning the CPU hard drive etc. all appear to be working including the sound. It means that basically the computer itself is working it just isn't showing anything on the screen at all or transmitting. I've used a flashlight to see if I can see anything in the screen i.e. windows words the login screen etc. I can't see anything.

I'm thinking the screen might need to be replaced but it could just be a cable or something disconnected maybe? What steps should I go through here? Thanks guys!!

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