Laptop wont boot

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brokensaintvxvx Posts 3 Registration date Friday January 18, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 19, 2013 - Jan 18, 2013 at 09:42 AM
Ambucias Posts 47360 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Jan 19, 2013 at 05:16 PM
Hello,



I'm having difficulties currently with my Toshiba satellite laptop. I closed the lid last night as I usually do before I go to bed and when I tried to.log in this morning the screen wouldn't turn on. I turned it off, and attempted to restart, and nothing registers on screen, and as far as I know the keyboard isnt working either. I have attempted to do a fix mentioned upon this site in which you must remove the battery and purge the laptop of power, however this has not worked. Are there any other suggestions? Please help
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Ambucias Posts 47360 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,255
Jan 18, 2013 at 05:02 PM
Hello,

When you tried the purge, did you remove the ram sticks ?

What happens if you try to boot in safe mode ?

Can you hear the fan running ?

Have you tried an external monitor ?
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brokensaintvxvx Posts 3 Registration date Friday January 18, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 19, 2013
Jan 18, 2013 at 08:44 PM
I have tried an external monitor, though it doesn't register it on boot up, it never registered my secondary monitor until I imput my password into windows. Unfortunately, as nothing seems to be registering, even if I input the.password, I don't know.if it worked.

This started after I made a modification to torchlight 2, so I think it might have something to do with that, as it was the last thing I did.

I can hear the fan running, almost non stop. I did not pull the ram, as I don't know how that would help, and I don't know how to start the laptop in safe mode without being able to physically see the option to set it. The monitor is completely black.

Once I start up the laptop, if I attempt to press numlock or capslock nothing registers.
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Ambucias Posts 47360 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,255
Jan 19, 2013 at 05:16 AM
I don't know what you mean by "register".

If you can hear the fan, it's because the laptop has booted.

Making modifications to a game would unlikely affect your visual.

Try to boot in safe mode tapping F8, if you don't have a screen then I suggest that you have a graphic card failure.
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brokensaintvxvx Posts 3 Registration date Friday January 18, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 19, 2013
Jan 19, 2013 at 03:44 PM
It doesn't register, as in it doesn't turn on
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Ambucias Posts 47360 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,255
Jan 19, 2013 at 05:16 PM
I repeat:

Try to boot in safe mode tapping F8, if you don't have a screen then I suggest that you have a graphic card failure.
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