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So up until today I had had no gripes about my Asus laptop, but a bit of misfortune seems to have befallen me. Earlier today I was using my laptop and all was going fine, then I shut it down. And when I get back to my dorm and go to boot it up again all I get is a black screen (not powered), and no output from either of the video outputs (vga and hdmi). It seems to start up alright as I can feel the dvd drive spin up and the airflow out the exhaust, heck it even charges my iPod through usb. But I can't get any video output.

Thoughts on how to fix this or do I have to call tech support?

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Try holding the F8 to F10 keysto try and get into BIOS?
Try taking out the battery and holding the power button for 30 seconds.

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A friend of mine had the same thing like a year ago on a samsung mini-Laptop.
The laptop was just working only it had no screen output, I think thats about the same that happend to you.
I was pretty strange how I fixed it but I flashed the bios and after that it worked just fine.
I dont know if its easy to flash an asus bios but samsung has a special function which makes it easy to do so. But yeah I would just call tech support because if you fail flashing bios you might just wreck your mobo and void warrenty.
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A friend of mine had the same thing like a year ago on a samsung mini-Laptop.
The laptop was just working only it had no screen output, I think thats about the same that happend to you.
I was pretty strange how I fixed it but I flashed the bios and after that it worked just fine.
I dont know if its easy to flash an asus bios but samsung has a special function which makes it easy to do so. But yeah I would just call tech support because if you fail flashing bios you might just wreck your mobo and void warrenty.

Thanks for the input, I'm calling tech support today since the microcenter I bought it from said they couldn't fix it.
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I own the same, laptop ASUS K53S with i7 and 8gb ram
last week my laptop is working fine and i not use for 1week then now i open my laptop and nothing respond even bios display not ill try already to remove the battery and push the power button for about 1 min still no success and also i remove the ram and put it back stil no success. and the last solution is put a external monitor.

any idea howto fix my laptop
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