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Toshiba satillite A215 won't boot up. No sounds from drive, fan, nada, zip. worked fine yesterday.

Simply dead computer! start button does nothing. Power light on, battery charged blue light on. How do you check connections to hard drive?

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Connect to the external monitor through the vga port of the laptop, check the display, if the display is there then its the problem of your laptop screen
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