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No power the power is not turning on there is no lights and when i plug the ac adapter to the laptop the light on the ac adapter starts blinking with pale colour pliz tell me whats the problen soon thank you

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    the notebook is dead, power is not turning on, there is no lights and when i plug the ac adapter to the laptop the light on the ac adapter starts blinking with pale colour. Acer Aspire 5570



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Try removing the battery and putting it back in again. It may be unseated which is causing it not to have enough power to make the laptop come on.

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