THIS WORKED FOR ME. At startup I was seeing the startup screen, then black screen.
REMOVE battery, unplug laptop. Hold the start button for AT LEAST 60 solid seconds. Then replace battery and plug in. Try restarting. Saved me having to by a new laptp. Good luck!! KIM
Hello, new to this...i was wondering if anybody could help....My friends laptop acer Aspire has a black screen upon loading up, it sounds like it is loading but then just goes to a black screen....i have tried loading without the battery, tried loading in safe mode etc.... but still black screen.... all suggestions welcome thanks in advance.