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Power My Compaq laptop won't switch on. When I push the power switch, it won't boot up. When I plug it in, 3 lights light up, the power light, battery charging light and the power supply light. When I unplug it, only the power switch shows. It still emits a faint hum. This has happened before but usually last only a few hours. It's hasn't turned on for a week now and I'm really worried. Please help me.

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2007

    i plug in my Compaq Presario 1500 Series and nothing happens none of the lights come on and it will not power up

  • TonyBo Jan 21, 2008

    My wife has Coppaq Presario 900 (Series PP2140). For a couple of months it sometimes refuses to power up with the power button.

    My wife has been unplugging both the AC adapter and the battery for a minute, plugging them back and powering up. This procedure did not help today.

    What is the cause? I can fix almost anything electronic but I have to know what the problem is and where to look.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    My laptop won't boot up from the battery only or adapter...

  • altasguy Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 5 yeara old Presario 900 laptop. I have tried a version of the presented solution and it has worked a number of times of the last several months. I discovered it by trial and error as I am not a techie. I usually just leave the thing on so have procrastinated looking into the problem. On Christmas Day it turned itself off sometime during the day and now this procedure doesn't seem to be working. Is the timing an issue? I will try again. I would really like to trade up now but I want/need my data, and also want to wipe the hard drive before donating. There is a long thread on a similar problem in another forum but so far as I can tell they did were not successful. I thought about replacing the battery or the BIOS battery but the symptoms do not seem to call for it. Someone else called the 900 a disposable laptop.



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Try this:

With the AC adapter and battery installed and it will not power up remove the adapter and the battery. Then plug in the
AC adapter after both have been removed for 30 seconds and let the laptop set for 30 seconds and then unplug the AC adapter and then slide in the batter within 15 seconds and try to start the laptop.

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