laptop problem

  NJ 20:49 01 Sep 2008

I have an ADVENT laptop which is only 2 years old and today the screen just went blank, no warning just blank the computers power light is on and i can switch it off with the on off button but there is no activity on screen, has any one got any Ideas please.

  MAT ALAN 21:01 01 Sep 2008

Could be inverter or backlight issue...

click here

the link will explain what might be happening...

  NJ 21:11 01 Sep 2008

thanks MAT ALAN but the site you sent me to tells me that it may be something a bit more nasty because the hard drive light is not coming on anymore.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:07 01 Sep 2008

try plugging in an external monitor and use the Fn+ f? key to change screens

  NJ 09:44 02 Sep 2008

Thanks to both Mat alan & Fruit Bat for the help but my stupid laptop just started working again this morning, I switched it on just to see and it started to work, ( I personaly think it is just taking the mick out of me).Thanks again.

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