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Blank screen, Computer can't be used [on hold]

At first, my monitor kept going blank for no reason. I found that doing a hard restart fixes the problem temporarily. I assumed it was overheating, so I took of the case and tried cooling it with a ...
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Running Solaris x86. I cannot see the login window

I'm running Solaris 10 1/13 (x86) on a HP EliteBook 8470p laptop. I log into the CDE desktop. Everything (audio, video and network) seems to be running ok until I logout. When I logout, the screen ...
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Suspending/Screen Going Off When Still In Use (Ubuntu & Arch)

I have a laptop (HP Pavilion G6) that was running Ubuntu and for a while now (at least 6 months) has been having a problems randomly suspending whilst still in use with a full battery and still being ...
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Chrome: Finding Blank Screens When Switching Back to Tabs

I'm using Chrome 36.0.1985.125 m on a 64-bit ASUS R500V laptop, running Windows 8.1. Yesterday, I uninstalled Chrome, keeping my data, and re-installed it. I'd been having some problems with it, ...
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After installing Debian 7.6 first (and any) boot I have a blank screen

I've installed Debian Wheezy 7.6 on my old Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, with no Desktop Environment and Linux kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64. Specs: CPU: T5550 - Intel Core2Duo Ram: 4GB VGA: Intel Chipset 965 ...
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Black screen after Windows 8.1 installer finishes loading files

I was given a Samsung laptop computer that has Windows 8 installed on it and was asked to re-install Windows because it will not boot up in Windows. When I start the machine "Preparing Automatic ...
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How to complete windows xp 1st setup without using monitor

I have a laptop (Eee Pc 901) with a blank screen, and after I restored my laptop back to its factory settings, I was trying to connect it to a external monitor so I can actually use it. I tried hotkey ...
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HP laptop, “General system board failure”, what next?

I have an HP Pavilion DM1-3101ea laptop with an integrated AMD E-350 APU. Basically the same as DM1Z, if it is of any help. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. The problem appeared as follows: i tried to send ...
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Monitor intermittently not displaying any output when the computer starts

I have a problem with my PC that I bought two weeks ago. I formatted and installed Windows 8.1 64-bit. After some days my monitor stopped displaying anything whenever the computer starts, but the CPU ...
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Blank Screen after logging in locally after RDP to Windows 7 PC

Several users work from home once a day. They RDP to their workstations (running Windows 7) from home and then when they arrive in the office the next day, they login locally again. When they login ...
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No input upon boot

Firstly, I know many people have this problem, but none of them seem to be the same situation as me. I just installed a new graphics card, and a new power supply. Once I had everything connected, I ...
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Screen randomly goes blue/black/white

Problem Randomly, while using my computer, the monitor goes dark grey/almost black, or it goes white with faint grey vertical lines, or it goes blue with black vertical lines. It's as if the ...
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Windows 7 hanging and after shutdown it does not start

My Windows 7 Samsung Core i5 second gen laptop started hanging all of a sudden. The laptop is just one year old. I recovered it to the factory image, it ran fine for one day, then it started hanging ...
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windows 7 monitor instantly resumes from power off

It seems that some service or program is preventing my monitor from going into power save mode but I cannot find a way to dig down the cause. Does anybody know a way to find out which event may be ...
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Why does my Samsung Chronos 7 not boot anymore after installing Ubuntu?

I was just installing ubuntu on my new samsung chronos 7 NP700Z3C, the laptop was stucked at booting ubuntu so I pushed shutdown button for 5 seconds and turned it off. Now it does not boot. It just ...
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No URL loads, just opens a blank page

I guess this is a virus or hijack program. I have now Firefox 18.0.2 installed. The problem is: no URL is loaded, Firefox doesn't show any warning, just a blank page. If I enter an URL in the address ...
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Dell Latitude E6410 blank screen

The culprit: Dell Latitude E6410 with Intel HD graphics and Bios A13 (latest) The OS: Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit The issue: Installing graphics drivers causes the internal LCD to go blank. ...
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My acer aspire laptop suddenly stopped working, just a blank screen

My Acer aspire laptop suddenly stopped working while it was connected to my Nokia mobile modem through USB. It stopped with power switch staying on and no response to clicking off, no irregular sound, ...
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Windows 8 sleep, blank screen on resume

I use a SONY VAIO laptop VPCS116FA that came pre-installed with Windows 7. I have upgraded to Windows 8. The experience has been good so far but I am facing a frustrating problem. Whenever, I put my ...
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Samsung LCD 214T gets stuck in power saving mode

I've had this monitor (Samsung 214T) for more than 5 years, and had to replace the capacitors a couple years ago. It still works beautifully, but it's always had a similar problem that when I ...
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gnome-screensaver disable blank screen

I am using SUSE Linux with gnome-2 My screensaver runs for 5 minutes and the screen goes blank after that. I want to disable the blank screen. I tried the following commands: $ setterm -blank 0 $ ...
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Screen Stays Blanked When Locked

System Specs: Dell Latitude Core i7 8GB ram 500GB HDD Video Adapters: NVidia NVS 4200M & Intel Built-in Graphics Operating System: Windows 7 Enterprise Active Monitors: Laptop Monitor, VGA ...
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Dual monitor's never display after BIOS loads

I am trying to set up dual monitors via Windows XP, and I am running into a very bizarre problem. My video card is a GeForce 8800 GTS, which has dual DVI ports. One DVI port connects to my Samsung ...
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My screen remains black after the night, but windows seems to be running ok

I've been experiencing this strange problem lately, basically i leave my desktop PC running all the night and when i come back in the morning i have a black screen and i can't bring windows on. Today ...
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Screen stays black after installing new graphics card

I brought a new graphics card to put into my computer, but when I turn the computer on, the screen still stays black but I can still hear the sound. It is a PCI-e Card. Graphics card: NVIDIA G210 ...
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Computer runs but monitor is on power saving mode?

This stuff rarely happens, but when it does I simply restart my PC then it works fine. But today after several restart attempts it seems to be stuck. I tried removing the video card then switched to ...
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Boot from an empty HD

I have a brand new Solid State Drive (empty) and another Hard Disk Drive (files and content) I want to install Windows 7 and I have the CD. When I turn my computer on it won't boot, just the monitor ...
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Linux - How to turn off screen with shortcut?

Since my monitor takes an awful lot of time to turn back on after being physically turned off, I'm looking for a command or a simple utility to turn off my screen with a shortcut. Setting a black ...
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Blank screen all the time

A relative of mine has some problems with the computer. The screen is blank all the time (thus you can't enter bios, ...). This happened after a computer restart, before it used to work normally. ...
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Power Supply may be going out

Could a screen go black after boot up or near boot-up due to the case Power Supply not putting out enough juice to run the computer when the OS comes on?
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Chrome, Firefox and IE all blank pages

IE, Chrome and Firefox are, no matter what page I go to, coming up blank. No content whatsoever. If you view source in all three browsers it is blank. Yet, if you use Wireshark the appropriate ...
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windows XP login problem - blank screen

I have windows XP SP3 on this machine. All of a sudden, it has developed this problem: Most of the time, after the "windows is starting" logo, nothing comes up. Just a blank, blue screen. Even ...
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Often My Laptop Doesn't Work: Only Shows Blank Screen With the Cursor Flashing

My rather old Dell C840 started behaving strangely. When I try to start it up, it doesn't do anything, just shows a blank screen with the cursor flashing. It has nothing to do with booting. It doesn't ...
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Get black screen at logon/welcome?

I turn on my computer and screen seems to be working, but as soon as it comes to the screen where I am suppose to put in my password I get a black screen, except for the momentary message from ...
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How can I make my screen blank by a shortcut?

I'd like a shortcut that makes the screen go to a black screen immediately, without turning any power off, or even putting it to sleep. What ways can I do that? How more efficient the solution is ...
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Blank displays after inactivity, mouse cursor not showing up

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise x86 machine that is exhibiting some strange problems. After some inactivity (it varies how long it takes), when I come back to my computer, both of my monitors are ...
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Laptop not opening..black coloured screen with just mouse cursor moving

Laptop configuration: 32 bit operating system 2038 MB RAM Windows Vista Home Basic Intel Core 2 Duo Problem: I am not able to open my laptop...nothing appears, just microsoft logo with loading ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 boots to black before bios. Sometimes

Every once in a while, I boot the computer and the video output refuses to work, before the Dell logo in the bios shows up. The back light works, and the computer is booting up behind the scenes (I ...
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Output changes from DVI-D to DVI-A during boot process - any way to force Windows 7 to use DVI-D?

I'm running Windows 7 through ATI HD5400 into HP2335 monitor. I can manually switch betwen an analog DVI and a digital DVI source on this monitor. Both BIOS and POST sequence work fine through the ...
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Windows 7 suddenly boots to a shiny blank screen on a Lenovo T410

Suddenly, my Lenovo T410 started booting into a blank screen. However, the computer seems to be otherwise working quite normally. When the computer is started, BIOS splash screen shows up, Windows ...
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Dell Vostro blank screen when booting

When I try to start up my Dell Vostro 1088 it just shows a blank screen. The hard drive and the CD drive works. I can hear some sound. But I cannot even see the Dell startup splash screen. How can I ...
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Dell Vostro 1520 blank screen output after screen replacement

I ordered a replacement screen from Dell after an unfortunate accident and once installed I can't get it to work. I only get a blank screen with cursor on corner. If I use an external monitor then ...
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I cannot boot Ubuntu 10.04 on battery power. What do I do?

Okay, so as the title says, I run Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that when I boot it on battery, it doesn't come on. I see a blank screen completely. Sometimes, the Ubuntu splash is visible for a couple ...
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Computer freeze into blue blank screen aften 5 mins

I'm experiencing a wierd problem with this computer. About 5 minutes after booting the machine freezes into a blue blank screen (not BSOD). The screen is completely blank, not even a cursor is ...
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Laptop backlight intermittently working

Like the title suggests. I have an intermittent issue with the back-light not working when the machine starts up. The screen still displays graphics just very dimly. I checked the cables and they ...
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Why is my screen not turning on after building a new computer?

All the BIOS beeps are solid, everything is looking good. I have built computers in the past and everything looks solid with this installation. Is there something that I need to do to get my screen ...
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No display on CRT when I tried to increase the resolution

HI to all, My LG CRT monitor was running in 600 x 800 resolution, and when I tried to increase it The screen went blank and never returned till now..only sparking sound coming from inside the ...
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Blank Screen After Login on Windows 7

When unlocking a Windows 7 computer the screen briefly (less than a second) goes blank before showing the screen (this is normal). Abound once a month (but sometimes within 24 hours) when I unlock my ...
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Black Screen when Computer Boots

I'm having a serious problem with my computer; I think I've narrowed it down to the motherboard, but I'd like a second opinion before I spend the money. I have no idea what's wrong. Before I moved ...