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Hp dv6000 laptop won't turn on!

Okay i got this laptop for my birthday in 2007. It was working fine up until a few months ago. Now it won't turn on. The blue lights turn on and i can hear the fan too, it tries to start and the screen is blank. A few seconds later it shuts off and then it turns on and the finally off. I thought it might be the battery so i got a new one....still the same problem. sometimes it does turn on and when i want to go back on it won't turn on. also it freezes when i do use it, i shut it down and i won't turn back on.

what's wrong with it? i've searched over the internet for information and it seems others have the same problems. what should i do?

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This sounds like a common problem with a poor design of the motherboard and the nvidia chip. check this link you may still fall in the dates for hp to fix it for free. god luck http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01087277&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=1842189&lang=en

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