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If you experience a black or blank screen on your Windows device, try the following:

  • To wake the screen, use one of the following keyboard shortcuts:

    • Windows logo key + P to choose a presentation or projection display mode.

    • Ctrl + Alt + Del to display security options.

  • For a black screen, use the following keyboard shortcut: Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Shift + B.

If you have a Surface, see Surface won't turn on or start.

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