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When powering on my lap top, (model mx3215) power light flickers for 10 seconds then goes out. Is the problem with the a/c adapter? I tried another adapter, same problem.

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This could be 2 things, its either boot sector problem on the hdd, or its a faulty powerjack, and the pc is shutting off to protect its self

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