Fiction or non-fiction

You have powered up your laptop, but nothing is ever displayed on the screen. The lights and sounds appear to be working normally, but the LCD display is completely blank. Which of these tasks would be the best next step for troubleshooting this issue?

A) Replace the LCD display

B) Update the BIOS

C) Open the laptop and reseat the video components

D) Connect an external monitor

E) Consider purchasing a good book