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Windows 7: Screen on laptop flashes, then dead

23 Feb 2010   #1

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Screen on laptop flashes, then dead

Hi All,

Hoping you can help. I have an advent laptop (roma 2000) and it's been running fine on windows 7. Yesterday I ran a virus check and the screen died. When you restart the screen briefly flashes to show advent start up and windows start up and then nothing. I was told to reset the bios butit's still the same. The external monitor works fine and when i disconnect it i get another flash so i guess the backlight is ok?

Has anyone got any ideas as all the graphics settings are normal and I'm stumped,


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23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


Try uninstalling the graphics card driver from Device Manager and rebooting. Then let Windows automatically install the drivers.
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