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To begin, I picked up my laptop last night, and when I woke up this morning, it was out on a desk at my house.

After starting it up, the backlight turns on, but i get no diplay. I thought it may have been in CRT\\LCD mode, so I use the Fn key to make sure it wasnt trying to display out, and this was NOT the case.

So i went to a friends house, attached his LCD monitor to the display, and i get an output display. However, when the Vista OS begings to load (the bar starts rolling across screen) it is a little distored with a few blue colors, then fails to load and just leaves me with a blank screen.

So i hit f8 and boot to safe mode with networking and I can get into Vista. This is the ONLY way i have been able to get into the OS.

I have tried using START USING LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION, SYSTEM RESTORE, and all the other options to fix this, but i still cannot load into vista normally.

Note: This whole time I am on the external monitor, not the laptops LCD. The fact that i get a backlight when the laptop turns on, tells me the backlight still working, but it is just a dark (backlit) screen.

I am going to take the laptop apart and check the video cables and inverter. I'm guessing it is a hardware related problem since the Monitor isnt working...

Anyone have ideas or as what I might should do next?
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have you tested A LiveCD to see if the distorted color where only effected in Vista?

Also I think it mite be a GPU problem. Check your laptop LCD connections again (power + cable) & make sure the wire is not broken or burnt or something.

If it turns out you can't find any problem and your laptop LCD still doesn't work. I say return it, replace the GPU (if you can) or fix the problem by getting a new Laptop LCD etc.

I wish you luck
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Thanks for the reply. After taking off the laptop LCD i found out it was a hardware problem. The inverter went out so i have a new one on the way... at least the laptop is still under warranty...
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