How to Fix Asus Laptop Black Screen with 11 Efficient Ways

Cici updated on May 13, 2024 | Home >Computer Instruction

Asus laptop black screen refers to the screen of the laptop turning black. Many users on forums have complained about black screens on Asus laptops. There are many reasons for this problem. Here is a typical case study:

I was reading demon slayer manga suddenly, and my laptop screen went off. I tried to force shutdown restarting multiple times, nothing works, unplugging all outlets I tried to force shutdown restarting multiple times, nothing worked, unplugging all outlets and pressing the power button for 40 sec still nothing worked, just the power button is on, you can bear fans is working others lights are on but the display is not turning on. - Reddit

Don't worry. EaseUS will help you to explore the cause of this problem and give you 11 effective solutions to help you fix your Asus Laptop Black Screen on Windows 11/10.

How to Fix Asus Laptop Black Screen on Windows 11/10

This section will provide several options to fix the Asus laptop's black screen. Common treatments include removing the battery and checking the cables. In addition, you can also reset the computer screen, check for hard disk errors, run the Explorer.exe process, update the graphics card, and more.

  1. Fix 1. Reset the Asus laptop Display
  2. Fix 2. Check Asus Laptop Connection and Screen
  3. Fix 3. Use Windows Boot Repair Tool
  4. Fix 4. Hard Reset Asus Laptop
  5. Fix 5. Check Hard Disk Errors
  6. Fix 6. Repair Corrupt MBR  
  7. Fix 7. Update the Graphics Card Driver
  8. Fix 8. Restart the Explorer.exe Process
  9. Fix 9. Update BIOS
  10. Fix 10. Disable Fast Startup
  11. Fix 11. Perform a System Restore

Let's take a look at the detailed step-by-step guide:

Some repair solutions may damage files or make data unreadable. If you are worried that the repair process will result in data loss, please use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover your files.

Fix 1. Reset the Asus laptop Display

A black screen malfunction occurs when the Windows operating system loses connection to the on-screen display. The first thing you can try when your Asus laptop gets a black screen error is to reset the display mode: press the Windows logo key, Ctrl key, Shift key, and B simultaneously.

Check if your Asus laptop returns to normal display when you're done. If the black screen still appears, proceed with the rest of the fixes.

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Fix 2. Check Asus Laptop Connection and Screen

The first thing to do when experiencing black screen issues is to check if the power light is on:

If the power light is not on, check the following:

  • Check the power adapter and AC power cord. If the adapter is damaged, replace it.
  • Check external devices and reboot after removing all external devices.
  • Check that the battery is powered. If not, supply power or replace the battery.

If the power indicator light is on, do the following:

  • Press Fn and the function key (usually F7) to check if the laptop is responding. (Hotkey functions may vary from Pin to Pin.)
  • Press Fn + F6 to adjust the screen brightness.
  • Press Fn + F8 to alternate between the laptop display and the connected external monitor. To confirm if there is any problem with the computer display.

Fix 3. Use Windows Boot Repair Tool

If you can't determine the cause of the black screen on your Asus laptop, try a quick fix with EaseUS Partition Master - a professional Windows boot repair tool.

The tool offers a "Boot Repair" feature that allows you to create a WinPE bootable disk on a healthy PC before fixing the black screen problem:

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Step 1. Connect the USB drive/external drive to a working computer, open EaseUS Partition Master (RE), and click "Create Bootable Media."

Step 2. Select EaseUS Boot Toolkits and other components you need. Then, click "Next."


Step 3. Select your movable device and click "Go" to create an image on your USB drive/external drive. You can also burn the Windows ISO file to the storage media.


Step 4. Confirm the warning message and then wait for the creation process to complete.

Step 5. Connect the created bootable drive to the faulty computer and reboot it by pressing and holding "F2"/"Del" to enter the BIOS. Then, set the WinPE bootable drive as the boot disk and press "F10" to exit.


Step 6. Then, the computer will enter WinPE desktop. Open BootRepair, select the system you want to repair, and click "Repair."


Step 7. Wait a moment, and you will receive an alert that the system has been successfully repaired. Click "OK" to complete the boot repair process.


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Fix 4. Hard Reset Asus Laptop

Peripheral devices may cause black screen issues on Asus laptops. You can perform a hard reset to see if these devices cause the black screen:

Step 1. Turn off your Asus laptop and unplug all adapters, power cords, and all external devices.

Step 2. Remove the battery from your Asus laptop.

Step 3. To do a hard reset, press and hold the Power button for 40 seconds.

Step 4. Install the battery and restart the computer.

If the computer boots up successfully, the problem may be in the peripheral devices. If it doesn't, then the problem may be with something else.

Next, we will analyze the hard drive and graphics card issues. The following fixes require you to access your Asus laptop normally. You need to boot the laptop into safe mode to fix it or use another bootable USB to access the laptop.

Fix 5. Check Hard Disk Errors

If the black screen error occurs during use, it could be a hard disk drive issue. After entering your computer using bootable media, you can use this powerful tool to scan and repair hard disk errors- EaseUS Partition Master. As the best hard disk management software, it is perfect for inexperienced users. Without specialized computing skills, you can easily check the disk for bad sectors and repair disk errors.

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Step 1. Right-click the target partition that has a problem.

Step 2. Choose "Advanced" > "Check File System".

Step 3. Confirm if you want to hide the partition or not.

Step 4. In the Check File System window, check the "Try to fix errors if found" option.

Step 5. Click "Start" to check errors on your partition.

Fix 6. Repair Corrupt MBR  

Corrupted MBR on your system disk can also cause black screen problems. To solve the problem faster, we recommend using EaseUS Partition Master to rebuild MBR partitions. This partition management software enables you to partition your hard disk and fix errors by creating WinPE bootable disks if your computer fails to boot properly.

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Below is a detailed step-by-step guide. Even if you are a newbie, you can successfully repair corrupted system files:

Step 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Bootable Media" on the toolbar. Select "Create bootable media".
  • Click "Next" to finish the process.
create a bootable disk

Step 2. Boot EaseUS Partition Master Bootable USB

  • Connect the bootable USB or CD/DVD to your PC. 
  • Press F2 or Del when you restart the computer to enter the BIOS screen. Set and boot your computer from "Removable Devices" or "CD-ROM Drive". And then EaseUS Partition Master will run automatically.

Step 3. Rebuild MBR

  • Click "Toolkit" and choose "Rebuild MBR".

rebuild MBR

  • Select the disk and the type of MBR. Then, click "Rebuild".
rebuild MBR
  • After that, you can see "MBR has been successfully rebuilt on Disk X".
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Fix 7. Update the Graphics Card Driver

If you have a black screen after entering the desktop after booting normally, it may be caused by a graphics card driver problem. After entering into safe mode, please update the graphics card driver. Device Manager can update the driver if you know your computer model well.

Step 1. Open the "Run" dialog box, type "devmgmt.msc" and press "Enter."

Step 2. In Device Manager, click "Display Adapters."

Step 3. Right-click the target graphics card > click Update Driver > click Automatically Search for Updated Driver Software.

update driver

The above action automatically downloads and updates your Asus laptop graphics card driver.

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Fix 8. Restart the Explorer.exe Process

Explorer.exe manages the desktop and other processes on your laptop. If explorer.exe fails to start properly, it can also cause your laptop's display to turn black. You need to restart this process to see if it resolves the black screen issue on your Asus laptop.

Step 1. Open Task Manager: Press Control + Shift + Esc or right-click the Windows icon.

Step 2. Click on the Details tab and locate explorer.exe.

Step 3. Right-click on explorer.exe and select End Task.

restart explorer process

Step 4. Restart your computer to see if the black screen problem has been eliminated.

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Fix 9. Update BIOS

BIOS update can help to fix your Asus laptop's black screen problem. But you need to prepare two laptops. Then follow the steps below:

Guide 1. Download the BIOS file

Step 1. Download the BIOS file via Asus support website: enter your laptop model number to get the exact file.

Step 2. Extract the downloaded BIOS file and rename its extension to " .bin."

Step 3. Send the ".bin" file to a FAT32 formatted USB drive.

Guide 2. Updating BIOS on Asus Laptops

Step 1. Connect the USB drive to the black-screen laptop. And press Ctrl + R to enable BIOS Recovery Mode.

Step 2. Enter the EZ Flash utility and select the ".bin" file from the USB drive.

Step 3. Update the BIOS file and restart the computer.

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Fix 10. Disable Fast Startup

Fast boot saves the operating system state to a hibernation file, allowing the computer to boot faster. However, it can also disrupt the boot process and cause the Asus laptop to have a black screen. If you have fast boot enabled, try disabling fast boot.

Step 1. Type "powercfg.cpl" and click "Enter."

Step 2. Click Choose what the power buttons do > Change currently unavailable settings> and uncheck Turn on fast startup.

disable fast startup

Step 3. Save the changes and restart the computer.

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Fix 11. Perform a System Restore

Asus laptop black screen may also appear if you have recently changed your computer, such as installing new programs or running Windows updates. These changes may not be very compatible with the operating system. Follow the steps below to restore your system to an earlier point in time:

Step 1. Type "System Restore" in the search box and select Create Restore Point.

create restore point

Step 2. In the System Protection tab, click "System Restore...". 

Step 3. Follow the on-screen actions and instructions to complete the system restore.

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Why Asus Laptop Black Screen Error Happen?

Asus Laptop Black Screen could be a black screen on boot up, preventing the user from entering the system. While in use, it is also possible that the Asus Laptop Black Screen will stop what the user is doing. Multiple reasons can cause this issue, including laptop disk problems, connectivity issues, faulty graphics cards, or problems with the laptop itself.

Don't worry. We will help you analyze the cause and suggest targeted solutions. Here are some common causes and corresponding solutions:

🔎Cause 📃Explanation 🔨Solutions
🔦Connection problems
  • low battery computer
  • Loosely connected cables
  • Multiple peripherals connected to the laptop
  • The overall requirements of 3DS
🖥️Asus laptop problem
  • Computer overheating 
  • Dust getting inside the computer
  • Computer in a humid environment for a long time
💽Hard disk drive problems
  • Hardware failure
  • Corrupted file system 
💻Driver problems
  • outdated drivers
  • Incompatible drivers
  • Corrupt drivers
🧩Firmware problem
  • BIOS error
🚩Other causes
  • Changes made to Asus laptops
  • Explorer.exe process was closed

After knowing the common causes of the Asus laptop screen won't turn on the problem, let's try the solutions. If you think these causes and methods can help you solve the problem better, you can share this article with other friends experiencing this issue.



This article has provided possible causes of black screens on Asus laptops with 11 effective solutions. Hopefully, this post has helped you solve your black screen on Asus laptop issue. Firmware, software, cables, and hard disk can cause black screen problems on Asus laptops. By following this article, you can fix this problem successfully.

If you encounter some other advanced errors, you can also use a reliable tool like EaseUS Partition Master to rebuild the MBR. Experts recommend that it allows you to better manage partitions and hard disks.

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FAQs About Asus Laptop Black Screen

We discuss the causes and fixes for Asus Laptop Black Screen But Still Running Errors. Here are some related issues you may encounter while fixing this error. Go ahead and read them.

1. Why is my Asus laptop screen black but still running?

The black screen error indicates that the operating system has lost connection with the screen display. When this error occurs, you first need to reset the connection: press the Windows logo key, Ctrl key, Shift key, and simultaneously. These keys will reset the connection so the operating system can regain the display. Check if your Lenovo laptop is back to the normal display.

2. Why my Asus laptop won't turn on, but the power light is on?

If the power light is on, but the laptop won't start, there is a problem with some other part of the laptop. Please first press Fn + F7 to turn the display on/off to avoid accidentally turning the display off, and make sure the screen is unresponsive.

3. How to fix Asus desktop black screen on startup?

If your computer has a black screen on startup, please follow the instructions below to fix it:

  • Check your cables and connections
  • Optimize your startup application
  • Boot into Safe Mode
  • Start Windows Repair
  • Update all drivers in safe mode
  • Repair corrupted system files

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.

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Written by Cici

Cici is the junior editor of the writing team of EaseUS. She accepted the systematic training on computers at EaseUS for over one year. Now, she wrote a lot of professional articles to help people resolve the issues of hard drive corruption, computer boot errors, and disk partition problems.

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