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Will not reboot, at all. i power it on, the power light comes on, the dvd drive spins a few times and then nothing.. the bios screen wont even show. please help.

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My daughter solved this problem. Push the power button and hold it for about 15 seconds, close the lid, re-open it and hold the power button until it strarts.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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Try removing the ram from the bottom of the case first and take the disk out. power on the unit. if you get a bios screen there is a good chance you have some bad ram. let me know what you get from there

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