How to Fix an HP Laptop with a Black Screen | HP Computers | HP

Learn how to fix your HP laptop when you turn it on and can hear the fans or hard drives working, but the screen remains blank.

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Follow these steps to fix your HP laptop with a black screen:

- Reset the laptop to attempt to resolve a blank screen.

- Press and hold the Power button until the laptop turns off, and then disconnect any cables, including the power adapter.

- If your laptop has a removeable battery, slide the battery release latch, and then remove the battery.

- Press and hold the Power button for 15 seconds.

- Reconnect the power adapter to the laptop and a wall outlet, but do not reinstall the battery, if you previously removed one.

- Press the Power button to turn on the laptop.

- If the screen remains blank, continue to the next step.

- Test the laptop video card by connecting to an external monitor or television, if you have one available.

- Connect an HDMI, VGA, or DisplayPort cable from the laptop to the external monitor or television.

- If the monitor or television remains blank, press the F4 key or the Function and F4 keys to switch the display to the external monitor.

- If the monitor or television displays correctly, go to hp.com/drivers to install the latest graphics drivers for the laptop to fix the blank screen issue.

- If the screen remains blank, disconnect the cable used to connect to the external monitor or television, and then continue to the next step.

- Recover and install the last working version of the BIOS.

- During this process, make sure the laptop is plugged into a wall outlet.

- Press and hold the Power button until the laptop turns off.

- Press and hold the Windows and B keys, then press and hold the Power button for one second, and then release all three.

- The Power LED light remains on, and the screen remains blank for about 40 seconds.

- If the HP BIOS Update screen displays, the issue is resolved.

- If the screen is still blank, continue to the next step.

- If your laptop has a panel to access the memory, reseat the memory modules to make sure the connection is secure.

- Disconnect the power adapter from the laptop and power source.

- Press and hold the Power button until the laptop turns off.

- Remove the access panel and set it aside.

- On each memory module, push out the two securing latches to release the module, and then slide it out to remove it from the computer.

- Avoid touching the metal contacts when handling the modules.

- Reseat the module in the bottom slot, and slide it into place.

- Push down on the module to lock the two securing latches in place.

- If equipped, repeat this process for installing the second module in the top slot.

- Reinstall the access panel.

- Reconnect the power adapter to the laptop and a wall outlet.

- Press the Power button to turn on the laptop.

- If the screen displays, the issue is resolved.

- If you previously removed a battery, turn off the computer, reinstall the battery, and then turn the laptop back on.

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