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No display but lights turn on and shut off randomly

When i turn my laptop on the all the lights turn on and i can hear the hard drive running but the display doesnt come on at all. Then it will shut off and turn on like its trying to reset it self but it doesnt work. I have taken out the memory and the hard drive. Let the battery cool itself down as well as the adapter but nothing seems to work. Plz tell me my laptop isnt dead!!! Can anyone help me?!?!

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  • tuxking Sep 17, 2008

    I have the identical problem but with mine its the cd drive i hear. I am flipping out. Tech support is usless from HP. I ahve all my data on that pc. Asside from buying another one and swaping the drive i dotn' know waht i am going to do. :( Can anyone help



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The problem is coverd under the hp warranty. It is a known defect and they will send you a box and pay for shipping and replace teh MB at no $$$. Good luck.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008


Well i thought my computer was doing the same thing.. but the monitor lights are too dark and I cant figure out how to make it brighter!

Posted on Sep 18, 2008


Check if your model is covered by the enhanced warranty.... I have the same issue

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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