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T42p will not start up

You talk about mother board flexing and the processor beineg separated from its mount. You said there are some solutions on U tube but I couldn't find them. Please Help

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The graphics chip can come loose. It's located under the keyboard, about where the space bar is. You can try pressing down firmly, but gently, on that area and see if it pops it back into place. You can also remove the keyboard and press directly down on the loose corner, very very carefully. If it starts, you may have to repair that solder point, or use a wedge of some sort to hold the chip down.

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