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Power up issue

Last week my laptop powered up fine, did some systems programming with it in the field, everything was fine. This morning I tried to power it up and nothing happened, power button did not light up green and the orange light for the battery indicator did not light up, completely dead with the a.c. power plugged in and the battery installed, any troubleshooting tips that might help would be really appreciated.

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It's possible the lid switch is stuck.
Make sure its free.
Try another power cord/adapter.
Try without the battery installed.
If none of this works the Motherboard may be at fault.

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