Hello, today my laptop's screen suddenly went black while browsing the internet. I've tried restarting it and searching dells forums but it never shows anything on the screen, When i turn it on the screen turns on but shows no picture, after waiting a while i hear the windows 7 bootup sound so i know the computer hasnt totally failed on me, any suggestions to fix it? Also I plugged in an external monitor to see if the screen was the problem and the external monitor also showed nothing on it. I really don't want to call dell support because they suck. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Specs are as follows:
CPU: amd athlon ii p360
GPU: radeon mobility hd 4250 (i recently attempted to upgrade the driver but my computer refused to install it fully so i used a system restore point to fix it)
That's all i can really remember.
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Nope no bios screen, external display still didn't work, looks like I need to send it in...but it doesn't have a warranty on it any more...how much do you think it would cost to get it replaced? Or would it be better just to get a new laptop all together?