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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 bars....
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Windows 10 sudden blank screen

Lately i re-installed Windows 10 to get a fresh OS. After i have installed and updated everything including drivers, it worked fine until few hours later, screen went blank with no cursor or anything ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Occasional Blank (black, but on) Screen - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (x86 64-bit)

I'm not a completely new user of Ubuntu/Linux, but I'm still by far a novice. I also am not 100% certain what all information is needed (and/or how to get it), so please let me know what I'm missing. ...
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I've lost my display (after trying to send it to another screen)

I have lost the display on my primary screen. I wanted to test sharing my desktop with my TV screen, and I have done it before, but this time I forgot to connect my TV to the home network, and when 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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Can't open custom websites on chrome and firefox - connection is not secure blank page

It doesn't matter if I use chrome or firefox, I can not open pages like analytics.google.com or mailtrack.io. On both browsers the same. I can see that browsers shows me a blank page with no eource ...
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Monitor suddenly went to sleep and I can't wake it up

I think that's GPU problem: I was playing game and then screen turned black and said 'going to sleep mode'. And I can't wake it up. I've tried restart PC (it works), change monitor cable port, ...
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Windows 10 install went to a black screen

I had a Windows 8.1 laptop PC and wanted to install Windows 10 on it. I used the tool from Windows to do so, and it was all going fine, left home when it was about 30% complete with the install. When ...
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Windows 7 Blank/Black Screen after Startup on AMD Radeon 7000 Series

I am tryting to fix a pc in my office, it's on Windows 7 64Bit, Core2Duo Processor and 4GB of Ram. Problem is when I try to boot, after the windows logo, there's only a blank/black screen. How ever ...
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Monitor fails randomly

I have an HP Pavillion 27xi LED IPS monitor that randomly fails and fails in different ways. In this I mean that some times it works for 30 seconds then goes black with the power light still on. Other ...
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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 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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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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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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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 monitor:...
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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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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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My old monitor Samsung Syncmaster 740n needs 2-3 min to turn on

When I power on my old monitor Samsung Syncmaster 740n, it needs needs 2-3 min to power on. When it turns on, it works fine. What can be wrong with it and if it possible how to fix it?
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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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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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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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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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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 monitor.....
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How do I fix my elitebook 6930p after its windows 10 operating system crashed after update?

My HP Elitebook 6930p running windows 10 was running great for a long time, other than becoming slowed or bogged down as PC's often do over time.. Until windows 10 ran an automatic update one day, and ...
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Netbook won't turn on

I have an Asus x200ma which was running smoothly on Windows 10. Last thing that I remember is that I was playing EA Cricket 07 on it. It gave out so much exhaust that the sound of exhaust could be ...
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HP ENVY not booting corrupt bios not updating

I have an HP ENVY Bang and Olufsen model : m6-w102dx. When powered on the screen stay completely blank, but the caps lock flashes long long pause short short long pause repeat. This corresponds to ...
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Can't open one specific website, blank page, windows 7

I know it's a long shot but I thought I will try this forum. Basically, for about 2 weeks now my laptop blocks my university's website. Well, not the whole website itself but when I try to log in to ...
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Permanent Blank Screen after lid close? -Ubuntu 14.04

Can you guys be of assistance? Ubuntu Newbie here. Hp M6 Envy laptop I closed my lid to move with my laptop and by the time (10 mins) i opened it the screen was totally blank not black , blank. I ...
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DVI-D Dual link won't let me boot past the bios (which it shows in triplicate stacked horizontally)

I've been using the same setup for more than 2 years when suddenly my DVI cable seems unable to deliver the 2560x1600 resolution that my monitor requires. It just flashes a triplicate of my BIOS (the ...
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On startup video card's fan is not spinning, blank screen, only fan works

I have a Intel DG33FB motherboard with 2.6 GHz processor, 2GB RAM and Gigabyte GV-N430 2GB video card with Windows 7 installed. At first it worked, but I wanted to change the CPU to a new 3.2 GHz CPU....
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What is the cause of my notebook's blank screen?

I have a 3 year old notebook, Lenovo B475 (an AMD implementation of Lenovo B470). Yesterday, I disconnected the power adapter and the battery and took it with me to some place, and then tried to turn ...
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Keep having to reset BIOS for computer to function

I have a year old computer that keeps just showing a black screen. As in there is nothing being sent to the monitor. Upon taking out the CMOS battery to reset the bios it works again however it only ...
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Asus Windows 8 Computer black screen and cursor

Yesterday my friend sent me a link and I clicked on the link. The computer gave me a warning about it being harmful but since it always does that I allowed it to open the link anyway. The link was ...