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Laptop won't turn on

When I hit the power button the circle with the straight up line through it lights up green. (assuming that is the power light) Then the lighting bolt next to the first lit light comes on yellow blinks six times yellow then turns green in a blink then yellow in a blink then all lights go out. Is there a code book for the blinking lights that tells you what is up? I checked the power cord and it powers up a diff. comp. It stopped booting all together , but about a week ago it would keep trying to power on its own 4 or 5 times then the fan would come on and each time it would get alittle farther along until it finally would power up then would run on its own until powered off or hibrenated then would not power up again.

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  • Danchino Apr 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. I get a new battery but it wont work. please HELP!!!

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Not sure but have you checked the backup battery inside

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

  • Jacob Argent Nov 26, 2007

    main battery may also be worn out

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