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hello guys i have this hp pavilion laptop for 2.5 years and it has worked flawlessly until 2 weeks ago. I turn the laptop on and after some time display goes off while i am using it. This might occur at random time. After a while 2 things might happen. Display comes back again without me doing anything or it doesnt come back and i have to restart. Then we are back at step 1. Any possible explanations on why this is happening? Is there a way to fix it? Thanks in advance!
    
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Sounds like it might be a windows/driver problem. You might try hooking up an external display and seeing if the problem persists. It might be a GPU or monitor problem.
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Just connected it with external display and i am waiting as we speak. Gonna wait till it happens and post results
    
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Alright the problem occured and the external display was ok whilst the laptop screen had no display. So gpu/drivers are not an issue. Is my laptop screen dying? :<
    
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It might be. Depending on the screen, they are usually not too expensive. Or it might just have a bad connection or something.
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