Hardware test and dead display

Hi all. Does anyone have a way of running the hardware test on a MBP with a dead display card? External displays will not work either. Everything else works, but I can't see what I'm doing to run the test. It's probably the Nvidia issue, but I'd like to poke around a bit.
Jeremy

Very likely it is the NVIDIA issue:
http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377
Apple has a test they can run, but I don't know of one you can run without a working video chip.
Good luck!

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