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Battery Light blinking and Laptop won't turn on

My charging/battery light is blinking but there is no display on the screen. Does not appear to be on???

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  • cjnaka Dec 14, 2007

    My problem is similar but my charging light just goes on for a couple of seconds then goes off and the notebook does not start. Its like not getting any power?

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Depends on how adventurous you wish to be !! Try pushing down on the area in middle of triangle formed by Bkspace, "K" and Ctrl key. Use a little more pressure than normal for regular key press. might boot back up. Not uncommon problem and sides divided as to fix. There appears to be a small chip on board under this area and it reacts to pressure. Weak solder joint apparently. Not a job for novice with a solder iron. Needs precise aim and temp.

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This is a common problem with this model - push down ******* the top right corner of the keyboard for 5 seconds- where the delete key is located. then it should power up - if its covered under warranty hp will replace the motherboard

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Good morning, Mike!
OK! This could be a number of things. First, let's try something. Power down, remove the battery, remove the memory modules and replace just one module. Leave the battery out and try to power back up. If it works at that time, power down and replace the other module (if you have more than one) and battery and see if it works.
If not, get back to me with the results and we'll go from there.
Have an excellent day!
Ron-

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

  • Ron Roske Nov 26, 2007

    Mike,
    I saw your other posting on this problem and it looks like the things that I previously suggested didn't help. ;o(
    So, on to the next step. It's called "bard bones" and here is a writeup that I've done on the process. It takes a little time, but is a down and dirty approach that usually works.

    If you run into any problems doing this, let me know. That's what I'm here for! ;o)
    Ron-

    Reseat everything, or take it down to "bare
    bones" and see what happens.(Remove the battery and don't replace it until
    you are done with these processes)



    Reseating everything means to tear it down to the point that you can access
    every connector and removable component. Disconnect each cable, and component,
    one at a time and plug it back in. While you're doing this, check for water
    stains (mineral deposits) and gently clean them with alcohol if any are found.
    If it doesn't come up after doing this, try the bare bones approach.



    By bare bones, I mean to disassemble to the point that you only have the a/c
    adapter, motherboard, 1 stick of memory and the display hooked up. At this
    point, if it doesn't come up farther than it does at present, you more than likely
    have a bad motherboard.



    If it does show signs of life, start reconnecting one item at a time, and try
    to power up after replacing each item or connector. If you replace/reconnect
    something and it no longer does anything, you have just located the part that
    is bringing your system down.



    Using this approach, I have seen memory cards, hard disk drives, keyboards,
    mice, touchpads, floppies, cd readers all cause this type of problem.






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