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My compaq notebook 100 wont come on

When I start the laptop the power and cd light come on but nothing else happens. The hard drive does not spin, the cpu fan does not come on nothing on screen not even bios. When I put the hard drive into another similar laptop it starts up and goes to desktop. Whats up.

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Re: my compaq notebook 100 wont come on

Hi Cheftek, Did u solve ur problem? Iam also getting a similar problem. If you found solution can you share it can you email to Thanks Navsum

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Re: my compaq notebook 100 wont come on

Sounds like your motherboard or the memory on the motherboard has gone bad. The motherboard handles the initial start-up of the computer, like testing memory, and making sure all the other components can communicate with each other. Your hard drive, and thus all your data, is fine. If you have other memory around (it will need to be the exact same type thats currently in there), you can swap it out and see if the computer boots with new memory. If not, then the entire motherboard needs to be replaced. You just need to contact your PC manufacturer to get a replacement motherboard.

Posted on Sep 19, 2006

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