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Laptop will not even boot up, won't turn on

My laptop will not even boot up, it won't turn on. not with the power cord or even with the battery. I tried to find some information on how to remove the battery. I tried the previous posts but the fan does start off but then the laptop powers down again, as it doesn't even boot up. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    i push the power button and NOTHING happens.

  • vywalker Apr 01, 2008

    Black screen!

  • illiswilgig Apr 16, 2008

    I have an identical problem. For my money I think the power adaptor is working as when I insert an uncharged battery the charge light remains on, but when I attempt to power up the power led does not come on although the fan comes on for about 5 seconds and then goes off with the wireless and charge led. Unfortunately blown capacitor or component seems the most likely cause.

  • lidabiff May 13, 2008

    My HP Compaq laptop is 8 months old, was working fine last night plugged in with AC cord as I always do. I used it for a while unplugged and when the low battery warning came up I went to get the cord. By the time I plugged it in the battery had died and when I plugged in cord and pushed the power button nothing happened. Usually it will just power right back up after being plugged in and now even after charging all night it is totally dead. The 3 little lights on bottom flash when the button is pushed but that is it. I have tried taking out the battery and when I do that and push power button the lights don't flash at all. I have no idea what to do except try to buy another AC adaptor and see if that is the problem. ANY SOLUTIONS that anyone has tried that has solved the problem??

  • wingh May 20, 2008

    I have also the same problem as illiswilgig.
    the charge light remains on with ac adaptor pluuged, and at power up the power led does not come on although the fan comes on for about 5 seconds and then goes off with the wireless and charge led.
    Some one got solution please??

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    Exactly the same, it seems system board.

  • xemishx Feb 01, 2009

    my hp compaq laptop wont turn on ( i think its not the same as the picture) , the three lights flash at the bottom when i press the button to power it on. its completley dead, the fan doesint even start , and it was going just FINEE 30 minutes ago . ive had it for only 6 MONTHS and BANG the screen goes black and it doesint even want to turn back on !!!!

    :( help

    xemishx@hotmail.com thanks!!!!

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Had exactly the same problem. So I got a mother board off of ebay and changed it over myself and problem solved. I'd be very careful buying off of ebay tho as nearly all the NC6000's that are being sold have the same problem as you have

Posted on May 26, 2008

Reseat the battery and connect power directly to laptop. Avoiod a docking station.
This should resolve the issue

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Bad capacitors are the most likely devil... take this unit to a good electronics repair shop and have them run diagnostics on power side of board

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