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Comes on but screen is black....doesn't want to boot up

Hp laptop with vista turns on but doesn't show anything on the screen...also doesn't seem to boot up....any suggestions?

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Take out the battery and only plug in the AC adaptor.

If that doesn't work, then reseat each memory stick one at a time in each slot one at a time checking each time for video.

If that doesn't work, then take out the dvd drive, also take out the hard drive to make sure neither of those are shoring out the motherboard.

Also see if the hard drive light is flickering away at all. If it is then reseat the lcd cable to the motherboard and possibly reseat the cable to the lcd itself.

If none of this works, then the motherboard is bad and would either need to be repaired or replaced.

Your laptop is probably under warranty and you can verify it thru HP's website.

If you need more help let me know.

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There could also be a possible different reason to this.

This may be that your screen back light has a problem.
This is very common on this type of machines.
I also have this problem, and what i did was to open the machine from the back and remove the keyboard, There are some screws to remove the keyboard once done there is a small pull out clip on it. you just need to remove it. If you need more information just contact me.

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