my lenovo laptop doesn't turn on the are only lights that come on the third 1 doesn't turn on when I press the start button I

pmbambeni

Prominent
Feb 1, 2018
1
0
510
0
Laptop won't switch on only 2 lights flashing the third 1 doesn't switch on when I press the start button i hear a sound almost like a fan running but the screen doesn't light
 
Try this...

1. Turn the laptop off (not sleep or hibernate but off).
2. Connect an external monitor to the laptop.
3. Turn on the external monitor.
4. Turn on the laptop.

NOTE: You may have to press an "external monitor" button. Could be the f4 button or a button with two monitors on it, for the external monitor to work.

If you can see fine on the external monitor, then your attached display, or the ribbon cable that connects it, are your problem.

If you can't see on the external monitor at all, or the problem occurs on the external monitor as well, then it is probably the graphics card/GPU that is the problem, which may require the motherboard be replaced.
 
Try this...

1. Turn the laptop off (not sleep or hibernate but off).
2. Connect an external monitor to the laptop.
3. Turn on the external monitor.
4. Turn on the laptop.

NOTE: You may have to press an "external monitor" button. Could be the f4 button or a button with two monitors on it, for the external monitor to work.

If you can see fine on the external monitor, then your attached display, or the ribbon cable that connects it, are your problem.

If you can't see on the external monitor at all, or the problem occurs on the external monitor as well, then it is probably the graphics card/GPU that is the problem, which may require the motherboard be replaced.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
B Laptop Tech Support 1
J Laptop Tech Support 1
H Laptop Tech Support 1
K Laptop Tech Support 1
T Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 2
C Laptop Tech Support 2
S Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 1
D Laptop Tech Support 3
T Laptop Tech Support 20
M Laptop Tech Support 1
J Laptop Tech Support 2
J Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 1
M Laptop Tech Support 1
M Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 1
N Laptop Tech Support 2
A Laptop Tech Support 1

ASK THE COMMUNITY