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After visit to repair shop - laptop won't start

I took my laptop in because it would not stop running Check disc. Before I ran it, I never had problems. After running it, I could not get Windows to start. The repair shop took it and wanted $600 to redo my hard drive. I asked a tech friend who said he could get Check Disc to stop running and reboot Windows.

The shop gave me back my laptop with 4 keys missing and the power system not working. I took it back and they fixed these things. I had them start my laptop in the shop and it worked again, without opening windows. I got it home and it won't even come on. The green light comes on for a second and goes off again.

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  • bbot20008 Jan 13, 2009

    I'm sorry I didn't make it clear that I did not pay them to fix my system. I gave them only $100 and asked to have it given back to me. When I got it back, there were 4 missing keys and the power system would not start up - only a green light would come on for a moment.



    They gave it back to me so I could try, with my friend's help, to reinstall windows. When I left the shop I asked them to power it on for me and it worked. But every outlet since then has failed to make the power come on - only a momentary green light tellinng me that a signal did reach the laptop via the power cord.

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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    try a different outlet in your house. Sounds strange, but if your outlet is at the end of an electrical run, and your house is older, your voltage might not be high enough!

    Re-post your findings.

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The shop will still be obliged to fix this properly as all repair jobs are guaranteed. I would take it back again and ask them to repair it properly and make sure that you are fully satisfied before you leave. Turn it on log onto windows and make sure it is running properly, before you leave with it. Make sure that it is you who turns it on and not them. It is a lot of money to pay out for them to have not repaired it.

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    Debs Jan 13, 2009

    Have you tried a different power lead?

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Make sure the battery is charged and fitted in securely and correctly. hope it helps.:)

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