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White Screen

My friend has a "eee pc 1008ha" Notebook, and when he switched it on this morning the screen went white and stayed that way. He has tried rebooting it but the same thing happens. Does anyone know what has happened and if there is a cure for this problem. Yours Hopefully Dougie1954.

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Quick check...

By reboot, is that the small reboot button for that model on the backside(if provided)? Or using some other method? Generally speaking, it doesn't look good, the system is hosed, if any warranty use it. Asus forum(support website), query there for any hot tips or FAQ on the topic. Try also, using the ext. video port(if provided) to a monitor what are the results? If OK, then the PC video LCD is bad. If same white output, int. video port is bad.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Quick reset.

This is generic and is not specific to all machines and may not apply to all machines. But it's paid off so many times that when I see a laptop that won't boot I do the following.

1. Power off. Press and hold the power button until it goes off.
2. Remove the AC power.
3. Remove the battery.
4. Press and hold the power button for one minute (yes it may be 15 seconds on some machines but we can't research each machine and make a table for each model.)
5. Release the power button.
6. Install the battery.
7. Connect the AC and adapter.
8. Try again.

Good luck!

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