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Laptop not turning on and battery indicator led is blinking white

From some months, I have been facing trouble in starting up the laptop (ASUS VivoBook 14 Ryzen 4500U). When I turn my laptop on the battery indicator blinks white (even when plugged in). I can tell ...
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While browsing Chrome, I am seeing a blank/partial webpage,especially when I visit Google.com or some other site under Google

I have been noticing this consistently on Chrome. I have Windows 11 on my Office Laptop and version of Chrome is 102.0.5005.115. For example, here is how Chrome looks like on my PC. I have tried a lot ...
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Laptop booted to blank screen after opening uefi firmware settings during windows installation

I had to install a fresh copy of windows 10. I tried to install it but it was stuck at copying windows files. I restarted the windows installation and went to Repair my computor and clicked on open ...
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My computer is working but my screen is black after accidentally pulling out the monitor wire

I accidentally pulled out the monitor wire when I wanted to move my computer, but when I plugged it in again, the monitor showed a black screen when the computer turned on. I know the monitor is safe ...
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Dead monitors after successful RDP session

I have two computers in our office that have this same issue happening and I can't seem to figure out why or how to fix. The two users of the two workstations (Dell Optiplex 5090's running Windows 10 ...
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How to passively prevent Windows from blanking screen on a locked down Win10?

I have a computer with Windows 10, and I want to make the time until screen goes blank longer than 15 minutes. Things I've tried: Changing the time under screensaver. Worked when setting it lower ...
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Dell Inspiron suddenly went blank and black - Clip Included

I was using it normally The screen suddenly went black out of nowhere What happens when I press power button I tried to turn it on The keyboard comes on for roughly 2 seconds But the screen stays ...
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After long sleep, screen goes blank if mousing over certain things

I have an HP Laptop 15-dy1751ms. If it sleeps for a while, (I don't know exactly how long) the screen will go blank if the cursor is hovering on different parts of the screen. (not caused by clicking) ...
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Sony Vaio Blackout Display Issue

Symptoms: Since two weeks display used to suddenly disappear and then when it comes back the brightness used to be 100% scaled automatically. Now the computer is booting, the fan's voice is there, ...
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Blank blue screen with cursor Windows 11

What happened: Blank blue screen with mouse cursor when unlocking PC (this doesn't always happen) No apps show a GUI. What could fix the problem temporarily: Rebooting the computer or signing out and ...
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Windows 10 blank screen after BIOS boot stage, even in safe mode

My daughter's Windows 10 PC has gone into a mode where the [Asus, HDMI-connected] screen works fine at the BIOS boot stage (HP Sure Start and the swirly Windows dots) but as soon as it gets past that, ...
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Sometimes Linux doesn't boot at all (not even GRUB, no sign of life)

Now I only have Linux (an Ubuntu flavor) on my laptop, but the same problem appeared some time ago when I still had a dual boot setup (Linux and Windows). What happens is very strange, because it ...
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Upon bootup, screens stay black SOMETIMES (windows issue?)

Sometimes after booting up windows, my screens will just stay black. They do have a signal, but its just backlit black. No mouse cursor. No input reaction. There is no rhyme or reason to it, there is ...
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laptop screen suddenly started flickering vertical lines changing colors and frosty letters

laptop screen suddenly changed with flickering vertical lines changing colors and frosty letters this is HP pavilion dm3t-1000 CTO laptop I am attaching pictures what does it look like is an ...
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Windows 10 Login Screen is Blank - But Remote Desktop is Working

I am sitting next to my Windows 10 desktop running a remote login session from another computer. If I turn to the desktop that I'm remotely logged into and try to log in directly (requires CTRL-ALT-...
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Debian 10 blank screen after suspend (using lightdm xfce)

Every time I wake up the laptop after sleep I get a black screen. Pressing any key brings up the screen and shows the login screen, but logging in gets the screen black again and at that time the only ...
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Why does my laptop not wake from sleep

When I put my laptop to sleep it does not wake when I move the mouse or touch the keyboard. From previous research..... I've enabled the mouse and keyboard to be able to wake the computer but still it ...
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CMD Prompt is blank, no text

When i open .cmd, .bat files or cmd, it shows as A blank window, with no text. My questions : What causes this problem? How can I fix it? Some screenshots to give more info about my problem : When ...
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Google Chrome Blank Screen

Any google search results page gives me a blank screen. The search results are there; I can click on them blindly. I cannot see the page at all. I've tried multiple browsers, so the problem is not ...
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Why Is My GUI Screen Blank On Linux Startup When I Can Still See & Use The Login Screen?

I’m not very experienced with Linux (at all), so please forgive me if I am using terms incorrectly. I am running Mint on my laptop (an old Dell). I had no issues until I downloaded Zoom yesterday. ...
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Could it be black screen on an otherwise good laptop without hard drive?

The M.2 SSD hard drive of my laptop is physically damaged: a visual damage is seen in the middle of the card, and the chip that appears damaged gets very hot while attempting to boot. Both with and ...
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Computer will not boot into OS after installed Graphics Driver

Here are the computer specs. Intel DH67BL, 3.4 ghz i7, 32 GB DDR3 2333 mHz, 750W EVGA PSU, EVGA GTX 980 Ti Kingpin. I've been trying to get this graphics card running for a few days, but to no avail....
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Chrome displays black tab and the title is 'Untitled'

When I opened Google Chrome, my tab was like this . What I have tried: I have tried going into Incognito. I have tried other questions related like this one. How do I fix this? Do I have to reinstall ...
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HP ZR2740W - no display, cause identified, how to fix it?

One day on this monitor picture went black and did not come back until I disassembled it and simply reseated the LVDS (??? I know Laptops have LVDS ribbon, is this cable the same sans form?) cable - ...
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Benq G2420HDBL + Radeon RX580: blank screen

Benq G2420HDBL works fine with Radeon R9 270. But when I connect it to the computer with Radeon RX 580 some bad things happened: in BIOS setup it works fine and shows all texts and graphics up to ...
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PC monitor blink or turned off automatically when switch on the speaker

I have a 5 years old speaker connected to the same socket extension with my desktop PC (i.e. Monitor & PSU). When I turn my speaker on after the PC was booted up, sometimes the monitor will blink ...
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Black screen (no signal) after installing graphics card

I'm trying to install a Radeon HD 3650 256MB that I bought used from Amazon in my HP a1640n desktop (Windows XP Pro SP3 32-bit). However, whenever the card is in the machine, it can turn on, but only ...
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Computer won't boot up

I am using asus P8H61-M LX motherboard. My computer won't boot and the screen won't show anything. The speaker produces high frequency sounds repeatedly. I've tried to reset the CMOS, different power ...
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On board motherboard graphics no longer working after installing graphics card

I recently purchased a ASUS gtx 1050 and installed it. When plugged into the graphics card I get a blank screen, which is to be expected, as I have yet to install my drivers. To install my drivers I ...
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Blank screen on boot, even with onboard graphics

So I have a custom-built PC with an Intel motherboard, an Intel i5 processor and a GTX 560 Ti connected via a PCIe x16 slot. Whenever I turn on the computer with the graphics card plugged in, my ...
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Second monitor goes straight to power save mode on start up

I've been using two monitors fine for a few months now but after a windows update one of my monitors is stuck in power save mode. When pressing one of the physical buttons on it, it says there is no ...
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how to make one screen pitch black without turning it off / disabling it?

I have two monitors and I want only one of them to be pitch black temporarily for a certain amount of time every now and then. I don't want to turn the monitor off because then the computer stops ...
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Laptop show blank screen after power on

My MSI GX740(warranty expired) shows only blank screen after power up, not even the POST screen. This happened after it hang at Windows 7 loading screen(before logon screen), I pressed the power ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blank screen in windows 7 after update

I have updated my Windows 7 Professional 64 bit OS. But after restart it started showing a blank screen with a message box saying "Personalized Settings" as shown below: I thought to kill this ...
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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 ...
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Blank screen between windows 8.1 logo and login screen. .

I have been using windows 8.1. Some days ago i encountered an issue that after login screen i was facing a black screen on my laptop for about 10 seconds (varying). I tried too much to check what is ...
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Blank screen on boot

Got a laptop to fix. For some reason after a shutdown the hard-drive corrupted. I assumed it was a hard drive problem, so tried with another hard-drive and that seemed to work. Everything was going ...
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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, ...