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Lights up then beeps twice and power button flashes but nothing on screen zd8000 pavillion

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  • Terry Feb 24, 2009

    i tryed reseating mem no luck no reset either

  • Terry Feb 25, 2009

    thanx everyone pulled it apart to get board part # gonna try n fix her up again shes been good to me till my wife threw it at me then stomped on it.did'nt break the screen or any plastic just that it was on at the time.thanx again


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You can try taking out the memory and reseating it.

Majority of the time with the ZD8000 the motherboard has gone bad.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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    RescueTechLA Feb 24, 2009

    You can also try starting the laptop with the battery removed. I've seen this work on a few occasions.

    Sorry there isn't just some magic button you can push to make everything better. Actually there might be, a lot of the HP's during this time had a reset button on the bottom of their laptops, I can't remember if your model did off the top of my head, but look around anyways to see.

    Best of Luck!

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    RescueTechLA Feb 24, 2009

    You'll have to replace the motherboard or junk the computer. Best Buy had a really nice compaq on sale for only $350, I'm not sure if they still do but you can get a really nice laptop now for $400 and below.

    You could always replace your motherboard but most local repair shops overcharge for this big time.


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