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post #1 of 23
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ok so...


my friend gave me her laptop because she said the other day the LCD just randomly shut off.

now, it turns on, but thats it. no light. at first i thought it was the invertor so i cracked the lid off and its fine.

then i noticed the HDD light doesnt come on, but the fan on the motherboard spins.


i think something died, but im not quite sure.


what do you guys think?? she needs this for school and the sooner i can figure it out the better, thanks!
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post #2 of 23
Any output on VGA?
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post #3 of 23
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was about to try that now


but i dont even hear anything, no sound


edit:

nothing
Edited by Aick - 8/4/11 at 7:14pm
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post #4 of 23
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i think her harddrive has died
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post #5 of 23
Let me get this straight: The issue is that the display isn't working, correct?

When you turn it on, can you get into the BIOS?
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post #6 of 23
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no bios, nothing. the HDD light doesnt even come on

im starting to think her motherboard died, yet the fans still turn on? its getting electricity still, but no dice
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post #7 of 23
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so i left it on for an hour, under my cover, and i just grabbed it


burned my finger no less! that thing was SO FREAKING HOT


so i think i know the problem, she fried it to death. literally
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post #8 of 23
Probably clogged with dust.
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post #9 of 23
can you see anything on the screen, if you can see the LCD showing the display the backlight may be out. Id pull the drive and plug it into another computer to see if the drive is bad.
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post #10 of 23
I had a mobo that died on me and still powered fans. The hdd shouldn't stop you from booting into BIOS. I think its a gpu problem. What gpu/CPU does it have?
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