) system and black screen is gone. If your laptop won't actually boot into Windows, the screen may not be the issue. Get the best deals on Computer Screen Protectors when you Anti-glare Screen Protector 13. I want to leave the laptop on working/downloading etc but with the screen off, since using sleep/hibernate would simply suspend these tasks. I disassemled my laptop and put it back together after cleaning it up a bit and now when I turn it on, it doesn't reboot - though my monitor is still black (I only tried it without HDD inside so far). i opened up my laptop screen thingy, and. It then takes between 1-015 minutes for it to boot and load my desktop. I had to physically unplug and replug the power cord to correct the problem. Your screen is on, but it doesn't respond when you tap, slide, or try other gestures. 4 with tigervnc-server upon reboot when I try to connect to this machine via vnc viewer I got a black screen. Here's what you should do about it. Re: My Laptop Screen Is Black by NLProblemChild(m): 4:42pm On May 04, 2017. I could hear the fan going, so it appeared to be doing something. I could tell the computer was on because when I hit the "caps lock" key, the green light on the key would turn on and off.