Home Forums Tech Helproom Laptop screen will not come on Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Laptop screen will not come on Amy Langston 02:20 25 Apr 2018 Locked My laptop has been sitting unused for about a yr. Ive charged it up, turned it on and the screen is still black. Govan1x 07:39 25 Apr 2018 Plug it into a spare monitor or TV to see if it works on one of them. Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:38 25 Apr 2018 Fn key plus one of the F keys (with blue symbol of monitor) will allow you to scroll through - laptop screen only - external screen - laptop + external. wait a few seconds as you toggl through the options. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.