Dell D630 monitor display problem

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I have a Dell d630 laptop with Windows 7.  While I was using it, the screen resolution changed.  The screen display got blurry and everything  on the screen went bigger in size - both text and picture.  I tried to change the screen resoultion in the display panel but it wont.  The only option is 800 by 600.  It doesnt show the 1024 by 768.When i checked the properties of the graphics driver, it said the device is working properly.  Then, I shut down the computer hoping it will be ok when i turn it on again.  However, when i turned it on again, nothing can be seen on the screen.  But  I can hear the usual sound of the laptop when its opening the windows. I hope you can help me with my problem. Thank you very much.

Software/Hardware used:
Windows 7 -- Dell d630

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I’m hoping for the best here for you. First, if your laptop has an external port (usually VGA), try using that to use an external monitor. If that doesn’t work, then it’s almost certain the graphics port (or card if you have one in there) is completely shot. If you can use the external port, though, then it sounds like the ribbon cable for the LCD screen is disconnected, which I’ve seen happen a bit in laptops. Although I’m not sure how to fix this one specifically, Googling around how to reconnect the display ribbon in your specific model should yield something.

I did some looking around and found this: http://www.fonerbooks.com/laptop_6.htm

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  • Rakei
    I second with Ehance24...... although you could try booting your Laptop to safemode if possible, by pressing F8 continuosly when first turnning it ON..see if it allows..if it works then you might have unsupported resolution or Graphics Driver issues..but if that doesn do it, then Enhance24 may have the ideal solution for you... HTP
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  • Subhendu Sen
    Remove the battery (if possible), disconnect the power; remove and reset RAM. Now hold down power button for 30 seconds. Again reconnect power and turn on. Though Ehanse24's link is a good reference !
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  • jinteik
    ok last time when my friend got his 1 month old laptop from dell, what happen was after using a while the screen will get blur and there is nothing he could do to adjust it.. in the end it was actually the motherboard that had problem..he had many other problems before and after that he just return his laptop for a full refund.
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  • Sixball
    Agrere w/ Jinteik - sounds like a hardware maulfunction. Ehanse's steps are awesome, and once you determine that you're no longer getting video, period, then look into exercising that warranty...
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  • SpawnyWhippet
    Could also just be the monitor driver (NOT the video driver) needed updating
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