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Your video card could be blown or the monitor itself could be gone.

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The problem is inside the CPU... Open the case and check the voltage of the battery, a small button cell, it should read as 3V.

Check also the heatsink of your processor it might need dusting.

Now try turning it on...

Get back to me and tell me more about it.... ;)

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