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Compaq Presario 700 Series Laptop wont turn on

When the power switch is hit, the battery light flashes orange, when battery is plugged into an outlet nothing happens when the power switch is hit. The battery power reads at 25% and is ok. However processor light won't come on and laptop won't boot even to DOS. Nothing at all happens.... could this be a dead motherboard?

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    When I hit the power button it just flashes a blue led light 5 times. nothing else happens

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Please first make sure that your adaptor is working.
Try to remove the battery and connect your laptop to the adaptor. Swith on. If nothing chages, then there is good chance that you have a motherboard related problem.

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