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No video, no fan movement, no clue...

Hi everybody, I just bought a laptop from eBay. I knew before hand that the laptop had issues. I am hoping to repair it; howvever, I'm not sure where to start. The laptop is a Compaq Presario 1900-xl163. When I power it on, I hear the hard drive spin up, but I have no video. I have also noticed that I have no fan movement either. I have tried sticking a boot disk in the floppy drive and the cd drive. I still get the same problem. I have also removed the expansion memory and attempted to power up the unit. Still no luck. Has anyone seen this type of problem before? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: No video, no fan movement, no clue...

Dont know if this is your prob but I worked on one about 2 years ago that had that same prob...turns our that something got spilled in it and it fried the mob and I said maynot be the same as yours as thats hard to fig out...check on a mob and see if thats the prob if you have a spar cpu of that type(provied that it can be changed) then try that...

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