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Acer swift 3 turning on but screen not displaying anything?

My Acer swift 3 seems to have recently crashed and now it seems to be still able to turn on as the keyboard still lights up but nothing wI'll be displayed on the screen. Is there anyway to fix this? Thanks 

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  • mohan2018mohan2018 Posts: 75Member Devotee


    Press and hold the fn key on keyboard.   While holding the fn, please try to press the keys f1 to f12 just to check whether you are getting the display back.  Please remember these keys are toggle keys.   Once you get the display back on pressing a particular key please don't press the other keys.   What ever key you pressed to get the display back is the toggle key to turn the back light on or off of your display screen.  Once you got the display back you can once again press the fn and other keys which you pressed to restore the functionality of those keys.      Please remember each and every function key from f1 to f12 has got their own respective functionality..

    You can try these keys first.  Instructions will vary from model to model and that is the reason, encouraged you to press the other keys.   Please look at the symbol of keys before you press it.

    <Fn> + <F4>

     Sleep Puts the computer in Sleep mode.

    <Fn> + <F5> Display toggle

    Switches display output between the
    display screen, external monitor
    (if connected) and both.

    <Fn> + <F6> Display off

    Turns the display screen back light off
    to save power. Press any key to

    If the above above steps are not helpful, kindly follow the steps listed below..

    These are the basic steps that you need to follow.

    Power Drain test for laptop.

    If your computer is not having the inbuilt battery follow these steps.

    1.  Turn off the laptop.  Unplug all the cables and devices including power cable.

    2.  Remove the battery if it is not inbuilt.

    3.  Hold the power button for 50 seconds.

    4.  Connect all the cables back

    5.  Turn on the computer.

    Steps to remove the battery.

    1.  Turn off the computer.   Remove all the cables and devices including power cable

    2.  Turn the laptop upside down.  Flip the laptop.  On the back of laptop there will be a unlock switch.  You need to move the switch to the left or right and then you need to pull the battery door out.   

    If your computer is having an inbuilt battery follow these steps.

    Power Drain test.

    1.  Turn off the laptop.  Unplug all the cables and devices including power cable. 

    Flip the laptop.  On the back of the laptop there will be a tiny hole.  It is called a battery reset hole.  There will be a battery symbol right next to the hole.

    2. You need to insert a paper clip or small pin gently inside the hole and hold it for    30 seconds.  

    3. Plug all the cables back and turn on the computer.

    Step 2

    Bios Defaults.

    1. Turn on the computer and keep on tapping f2.  It will go to bios setup utility

    2. Press f9 once on the bios setup screen.   It will show you bios defaults.  Please press yes.

    3. Press f10 on the bios setup screen.  It will show you "yes" to save the changes.  Please press yes.

    Computer will automatically restart and it will load windows..

    If the above steps are helpful for you please click "like"

    If the above steps resolves your issue please click "yes"

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