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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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  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    I have a similair problem.lights come on and thats it no screen no fan nothing ,So I put my hard drive into another laptop and it would not boot up. So the guy said my hard drive was smoked,I dont think so. So the mother board you are sayin is the problem or memory?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    black screen, fan does not run

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    black screen, fan wont run

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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 navsum@gmail.com. Thanks Navsum

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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. http://tinyurl.com/h4o73

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