Laptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor Tags: External Monitor Laptop Screen Computer Laptops Last response: September 30, 2013 9:13 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share tarponeye January 30, 2013 7:32:05 PM My momitor will no long come on. My computer (Dell Inspiron E1505) still functions with an external monitor. Can the monitor on the laptop be remover and the computer still function. More about : laptop screen wont turn works connected external monitor getochkn a b D Laptop January 30, 2013 7:41:31 PM I've run laptops with no screen before. Usually not a big deal except taking it apart to get to it. Sounds like the inverter went. If the screen is on, can you shine a flashlight at the screen and see a faint picture? m 0 l Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop January 30, 2013 11:58:26 PM Inverter or screen gone and yes to removal.. but be careful...the surround breaks easily.. All the best Brett m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Sepillots September 30, 2013 9:13:33 AM Yes it can be removed and replaced. It should still work fine without the monitor. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Laptop screen wont turn on, but works when connected to an external monitor Forum Broken laptop screen, won't connect to an external monitor!? Forum Pc (laptop) wont boot up if not connected to external screen Forum Solvedmy laptop screen is broken and i connected it to my monitor but it connects to my wifi but wont go online to any website can y Forum Sony laptop vaio pcg new screen mostly black after replacement, works full color and image on external monitor too Forum Laptop screen broken, external monitor wont load when factory reset. Forum HP LAPTOP SCREEN BROKEN: Need to get external monitor to turn on Forum Solvedquestion about laptop with damaged screen (asus x551c); external monitor connection Forum Asus n56vz laptop wont display full screen on external monitor after restart Forum Only External Monitor Works, Primary (Laptop T60 Screen) doesn't Forum Acer external monitor connected to laptop not working Forum HP Gseries i5 laptop with a broken screen not connecting to external monitor or hdmi!!! Forum Laptop with broken screen won't show up on external monitor Forum My laptop detects external monitor but it wont show on external monitor screen Forum Connect Broken Laptop Screen to External Monitor Forum Laptop screen broke using external monitor, now it quit working Forum Need help please, my acer Aspire laptop 5920 turn on but with dim screen. I can hardly read anything on it. I connected it to Forum Laptop screen black after connection external monitor Forum Can I connect two monitors to my hp laptop while the laptop screen is closed, so I am only using the two external monitors Forum SolvedLaptop screen turns black after I connect the laptop to another monitor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !