Question about HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

1 Answer

Computer not working, been a year now

Power surge, another computer in same power strip.
Now computer doesn't work, but the other one still does.
Cord still seems to generate power, but nothing happens when I press the power button.
I don't like to buy anything, but will if need to, PLEASE HELP

Posted by on

  • Chris Foegen Mar 06, 2009

    Sorry, I forgot to clarify that the other computer was a Dell vostro

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 73 Answers

Test the cord, use it in place of the one on your other computer, if it works ok, then replace the power supply on the computer that will not start, however I warn you now, I have done computer repairs for a long time, and there is no telling what the "power surge" ate! you might replace power supply to find out the connector on the mother board was ate too. this is a trial and error thing or (process of elimination)

start with the power supply, if the cord is good, (and the cord will be fine).

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Acer Aspire 5536 only gives black screen when i connect power supply


  • Nothing is more annoying than a monitor that refuses to turn on. Make sure your Acer monitor is plugged in to a functioning outlet. If it's plugged into a power strip, try replacing it with a new one or moving the plug to a different outlet. Ensure that both ends of the power cable are plugged in firmly and securely, and that the connection to the monitor is not loose.
Cable Issues
  • Your Acer LCD monitor will usually accept DVI and VGA inputs. If you have an older computer, a VGA cable should work fine. If it doesn't have a VGA port, you'll need to obtain an inexpensive DVI to VGA adapter at your local computer store. A DVI cable, however, is compatible with most modern computers and offers superior picture quality over VGA. Make sure you're using the cable that's compatible with your system, and that you have the proper conversion adapter, if necessary.

Jun 19, 2012 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My laptop pluged in but not charging


There could be many problems with your laptopFirst, check if your laptop was plugged into a surge protector (ex. Power Strip). If it wasn't, a surge could destroy the charger, power supply, or even motherboard.
Second, try a different charger. If it was the charger that broke, then try a different one. I have had this happen to many off my computers over the years.
If it is fried, take it to Staples, or a local computer shop. I would always recommend plugging computers into surge protectors. Good luck!

Feb 05, 2012 | Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX Laptop

1 Answer

No power from my laptop .... cord has power but computer wont power up. No lights coming on computer or anything. Cord has blue light on .


Can you try to remove the battery then plug in the power cord then try to power on the computer, if it still doesn't work, call you manufacturer as you might be having a hardware issue.
The power supply may not be working on this instance.

Jul 10, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

1 Answer

BOOTING PROBLEM


If the computer will not power on:

  1. Make sure the power cord or AC adapter is plugged into the computer and into an electrical outlet that is live.
  2. If it is plugged into a power strip or surge protector make sure it is powered on.
  3. Try using a different electrical outlet.
  4. Check voltage setting on power source (AC Adapters are auto switching).
  5. Perform a power reset on the computer.

To perform a power reset:

  1. Unplug and remove the AC adapter and battery, or power cable from the computer.
  2. Press and hold the power button on the computer for about 30 seconds.
  3. Release the power button and plug the AC adapter and battery, or power cord back into the computer.
  4. Press the power button and see if the computer powers up.
  5. If that does not work, try a different AC adapter, battery, or power cable and repeat these steps.

If the problem persists the computer may need service. You may need to contact Acer support.


Nov 24, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

2 Answers

Charging Problems


AC Adaptor is probably bad, the result of plugging into an unprotected AC outlet. Make sure to use surge protectors (NOT just a power strip) and get a new one. This happens ALL the time. Plug into surge protectors, keep one in your laptop bag if necessary.

Feb 08, 2010 | HP ProBook 4510s FM849UT Notebook

1 Answer

Laptop is plugged in. Notice on screen that battery was low, even with it plugged in, and now no power lights on. Adapter light is still on indicating outside power supply on. Removed and reinserted...


The batteries do go bad overtime and will no longer hold a charge but the laptop should still work as long as the power cord is connected. If it still does not work with the power cord connected then it is most likely the power cord, these can go bad, but make sure that the power is securely connected and that if it is plugged into a power strip that it has not been turned off, try another outlet just to rule it out as well.

Jan 22, 2010 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

1 Answer

I have medion akoya s5610 laptop. Power light bottom left comes on when conected but nothing else happens, just black screen, no attempt to boot.No light on power button either


  1. Believe it or not, the number one reason why a computer won't turn on is because it wasn't turned on!
    Before starting a sometimes time consuming troubleshooting process, make sure you've turned on every power switch and power button on your computer:
    • Power button/switch on the front of the computer
    • Power switch on the back of the computer
    • Power switch on the power strip, surge protector, or UPS (if you have one)
  2. Verify that the power supply voltage switch is set correctly. If the input voltage for the power supply does not match the correct setting for your country, your computer may not power on at all.
  3. Check for disconnected computer power cable connections. A loose or unplugged power cable is one of the top reasons why a computer doesn't turn on.
  4. Perform a "lamp test" to verify power is being provided from the wall. Your computer isn't going to turn on if it's not getting power so you need to make sure that the power source is working properly.
    Note: If you have a multimeter or another electrical testing device you are welcome to use that to test your wall outlet (and power strip, surge protector, etc.). The lamp test is useful if you don't have an electrical testing device.
  5. Test your power supply. At this point in your troubleshooting, it's very likely that the power supply unit in your computer is no longer working and should be replaced. You should however test it just to be sure. There's no reason to replace a working piece of hardware when testing it is fairly easy.
    Replace your power supply if it fails your testing.
    Important: In the huge majority of cases when a computer isn't receiving power, a nonworking power supply is to blame. I bring this up again to help stress that this troubleshooting step should not be skipped. The next few causes to consider aren't very common.
  6. Test the power button on the front of your computer's case. It's not a very common point of failure but your computer might not be receiving power because the power button on the front of your PC is damaged and is not actually turning your computer on.
    Replace the power button if it fails your testing.
  7. Replace your motherboard. If you're confident that your wall power, power supply, and power button are working, it's likely that there is a problem with your PC's motherboard and it should be replaced.

Nov 27, 2009 | Medion md40298 Notebook

1 Answer

Computer does not work anymore


You could have a faulty adapter. Get it checked out and or borrow one to test your laptop to determine whether the laptop or adapter is at fault.

Apr 16, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 640m Notebook

1 Answer

Problem with power cord/AC adaptor...maybe?


I would just go buy another battery charger pack. They are like 75 dollars to buy. Sounds like yours might have a short in it!

Mar 26, 2009 | HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook

1 Answer

Compaq Presario X1000 power issues


Unassemble the fan and see if there is a lot of dirt and dust in there. If the fan is NOT working you need to fix that issue before you do anything else. Does the computer randomly shut down ?

Robert

Aug 27, 2008 | Compaq Presario X1000 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

62 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18331 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...