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Wont turn on

Bought a refurbished armada e500,worked when we first turned on,few minutes later box appeared on screen saying battery was dying and then it quit.now it will not do anything even with battery removed and ac adapter plugged in.even tried new ac adapter i know works still will not turn on.bought as xmas gift for daughter and she has not got to use it yet.

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  • randy0531 Dec 27, 2008

    no light at all comes on,it does nothing

  • cowgirlridin Dec 28, 2008

    please help I have same problem, trying to help a friend who is very poor to fix so they can use, thanks cowgirlriding@yahoo.com

  • Jordan Bosch May 11, 2010

    Does a light turn on, on the computer somewhere when you plug it in to let you know it is charging?

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Take it back to the place that you bought it. Sounds like you are having a issue with your motherboard.. If you can take it back i highly recommend it. A replacement motherboard could cost a high price depending on what computer you own.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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