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  • Registered: ‎06-20-2010
  • Location: Germany
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R500 Screen remains black after closing/re-opening the laptop

2010-06-20, 12:31 PM

Hello everyone,

I've been looking for a solution to my problem but couldn't find one via Google or the Search on this board. Therefore I hope that one of you can help me with this.


About a week ago I've bought an R500 (2732BHG) and I'm very happy with it - WIndows 7 and all the programs installed work like a charm + I've updated the software, all the drivers etc.


However, I have one annoying problem. Sometimes when I close the laptop and re-open it, the screen remains black. I've turned off the standby mode - so the laptop remains in active mode when I close it. And when I open it I can see that the HD, WiFi etc. are working, but the screen remains black. Sometimes it helps if I press Fn+Spacebar (to activate the magnifying thing) twice - then the screen works again. But sometimes even that doesn't help.


I have no idea what could be causing this - is it Windows 7? Is it a driver or BIOS problem? Or is it an error within the hardware? I would greatly appreciate any help or advice!!


Thanks a lot and greetings from Bonn/Germany,


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