Laptop Screen goes black

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I have a Dell laptop. It will load and the screen will work, then the screen is black. When I restart the computer the "Safe Mode" options come on. The screen works fine in Safe Mood and I have run disc clean ups and defrags and still no change. Someone even suggested to press fn and f6 at the same time. Didn't work.

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it sounds like you have turned on the external monitor setting or have installed the wrong video driver.
1. try Fn + F8 to toggle the external video port (the function key should be marked CRT/LCD)
2. Download the latest video driver for your laptop from Dell and install it.

Good Luck