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HP laptop turns on normally, but screen doesn't at all.

A few months ago my laptop (HP pavillion DV6) stopped working and I've tried a few things but nothing has worked yet. When I turn it on, the display light around my touchpad lights, along with the light on the power button and the light by the charging chord. Also, quite oddly, the caps lock light is blinking about ever 2/3 of a second, and the wifi light is on, but orange (disabled). The fan is also quite loud still.

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Check the web on DV6 failures.

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This one is typical. Try the generic reset in the top Welcome post.
Bob

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Sorry, I don't get it.

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I couldn't figure it out

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Then it's dead.

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If the usual generic reset fails then it's probably the motherboard. There are a lot of DV6's out there and this is how many fail.
Bob

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try external monitor

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if all the sounds and lights are coming on as normal but no screen there is two things to try, one, try a desktop monitor to see if it will work with it. and two, pull then reinsert your ram. It sounds like a bad screen or possibly bad ram.

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