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Boot up menu restart; will not power

I had just turned on the laptop, it wasn't plugged in. It had been charging for about an hour. Ten minutes after I turned it on, it shut off. I plugged it in, and it got half way through booting up (The Windows XP waiting screen) when it shut off again. Waited a few minutes, and the same thing happened.

Decided to leave it and let it charge. The green light was constant, until about 5 minutes later when it started blinking. Same thing happens no matter what outlet. Tried it a few more times, same turning off problem. Unplugged it and left it for a couple of days. Now the green light won't come on at all, and neither will the laptop.

Any help would be much appreciated. :)

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  • righthereinh Jan 15, 2009

    I tried that, and half way through it booting up it shut off again.

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Boot up to the safe mode screen & select last known good configuration.

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    Muggs01 Jan 15, 2009

    are you getting a blue screen??

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