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The monitor is either not displaying anything or it’s dimly lit.
Computer Showing only a Black Screen
If your laptop is only displaying a black screen upon start up, you may have a virus. You will need to run malware software. If you do not need the data on your laptop, then you can start your laptop and continue tapping the F8 key located in the top line of keys. A menu should come up where you will select REPAIR. You then will click “ok” and “next” until a screen comes up where you choose RECOVERY MANAGEMENT. Doing this will then restore your computer to its factory defaults, and thus deleting all your data.
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Broken Screen Display
If your indicator light on the laptop is illuminated and the battery is both detected and holding a charge, then it is possible that the display on the laptop is broken.
Your computer is hot to the touch and/or powering off randomly.
Too Many Programs Running
It is common for laptops to overheat if being overworked. This can be noted by an increase in noise of the fan. Shut all your programs down and then restart the laptop. If the noise decrease your problem is solved.
Fan Controller Not Functioning
To find out if this is the problem, turn off the laptop and flip it over, and then turn it back on. If the sound of the fan is not heard, the fan processor is not working and will need to be replaced.
Clogged Fan Processor
The fan of the laptop can get clogged and thus stop functioning properly. This is caused by a collection of dust in the fan bearings. To resolve this, you need to unplug all cables from the processor and then remove the plastic cover. Next, blow compressed air directly into the fan thus removing all the dust. After the dust has been blown out, replace the plastic cover and connect all disconnected cables.
Volume Control Problems
Your computer isn’t producing sound correctly or at all.
Volume Is Muted
To see if the volume is muted; right click on the speaker icon in the bottom right hand corner of the task bar, then drag the volume control up or uncheck the mute button. If the problem persists, try right clicking the speaker icon and go to advanced options. You will see a speaker user interface that can be modified to a specific speaker setting. Double check that ‘laptop speakers’ are selected for the speaker option and accept/apply all changes made. If that doesn’t fix it, another possible problem might be the sound drive or the sound card, which could need replacing or possibly an update to your driver for the card.
CD/DVD Reading Error
Your computer will not read CD/DVD’s.
If your CD or DVD is not being read press the eject button on the laptop and make sure the graphic of the CD or DVD is facing you.
Small Items Lodged in CD Reader
If your disk is not able to be read there may be small items in your reader. Press Eject and search for any items causing obstruction.
Optic Drive Malfunction
If the previous two does not work, then there is a problem with the optic drive you will need to look up a guide to remove and clean the Optic drive.
Device Won't Power On
When the power button is pushed the laptop doesn’t turn on.
Battery Not Detected
Sometimes the battery pack is not put in the laptop the right way to check and make sure that it is. If the battery is not in correctly look at the guide and do the steps backwards. If this does not fix your battery check and make sure that the components are not bent in either the battery itself or the laptop. Worse case is that you may just need to go get a new laptop if the battery can’t be detected after you have tried everything above.
If the laptop battery is in place and correctly connected but has no juice in the battery. Plug the charging cable into the wall then into the laptop, give it a second to make sure that it is actually charging properly. After several minutes turn on the computer to make sure the charger is still working well the device is on. If this works leave the charger in for about 30 more minutes then unplug it to make sure the laptop is actually holding a good charge. If this works restart your computer and make sure it restarts the proper way. This is a good sign that the battery is holding a charge. If this fails, look for the guide on replacing the battery.
No Indicator Light
If the battery works and you know this remove it, next you will need to hold down the power button for 20-30 seconds. Then you will need to put the battery back in the laptop and plug the charging cord into the device. An orange color light should turn on that will let you know that the laptop is charging properly. After a while you should see a blue light come on, this is when you can try and turn the computer back on. If this solution doesn’t fix your problem, you may need to change or replace the mainboard (also known as the motherboard on other devices).