hi,
my laptop shows black screen at start up!.. at first it was giving me sudden black screen while my computer was on. Now gives black screen at start up!

please help

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Does it show anything at all before it goes black?
Does it produce any beeps?

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Can you hook it up to an external monitor and see if that works?

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What was the problem then?

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You all need to check out your diagnostic led's to find the cause of your problems.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4600/en/4600/sm/advtrbl.htm#1084976

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Does it show anything at all before it goes black?
Does it produce any beeps?

no beeps.
sometimes it shows some stripes... it loads the system but the screen is not displaying, when it loads i can see the green light of windows vista but nothing else.

Can you hook it up to an external monitor and see if that works?

fixed it... thanks
i opened the case!

thanks

What was the problem then?

i think the problem was with the drivers, display driver was corrupted!..

I have the same problem now. How do you fix the display driver ?

Did you change the LCD and motherboard?

Thanks

Heya, Im having the same problem, dell xps m1330 I get a black screen @ startup but the backlights work. I think its from a faulty wire or something, any tips on how to repair this?

my dell laptop shows only black screen when turned on and nothing else.

Hi zakoor,

i have the same problem. did you fix yours.
please let me know how to if fixed.

Thanks,
karan

Heya, Im having the same problem, dell xps m1330 I get a black screen @ startup but the backlights work. I think its from a faulty wire or something, any tips on how to repair this?

Hi zakoor,

i have the same problem. did you fix yours.
please let me know how to if fixed.

Thanks,
Karan

please help my screen goes black can't do anything it's a dell desktop xp windows

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