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Computer wouldn't wake up, now erratic screen

Wouldn't wake up with moving mouse, hitting key, etc. I shut it off and when I turn it back on, I get a very colorful, flashing screen. I shut it off, I get a Microsoft Windows hibernating screen and it turns off. Have tried several times, for different lengths of time.

This happened last week, but worked the third time I turned it on. Not so today. I would appreciate any thought you may have on my delimma.

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Try this:
Unplug the computer.
Remove the battery.
Leave battery out for at least 60 secs.
Replace battery and plug it back in.
Try to turn it on.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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