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Comp will not turn on also see lightning bolt display

My comp will not start I can also see a lightning bolt display on the led at the bottem left side of my comp as well

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  • sparky_girli May 24, 2008

    I have the same problem. My computer was on last night, I woke up this morning and it wont come on. Everytime I hit the power key the little lightning bolt lights up. Any solutions?

  • ktee2317 May 11, 2010

    OMG You are a life saver!!! Thank you so much. I removed the battery but left the AC adapter plugged in the first time I tried it and it didn't work. I then tried it without the AC addapter and IT WORKED! You have saved the day!



    Thank you again.



    Katie

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Hi All,


This happens because of static energy storing in the motherboard components.

We can try power drain to resolve this issue.


Try doing power drain by taking out the battery & keep holding down the power button for complete one minute to drain out the power from the computer components. Restart the computer after putting the battery in.
Try restarting the computer only with the AC power, without the battery & vice-versa.

That should resolve the issue, if the issue persists, then you have to contact service center.


Hope that information helped you!!

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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Hi Sivareddy,
I own a HP compaq (presario c500) - been just 6 months. The power signal continuously turns on and off when I switch the computer on. The screen is blank and there are no other signals such as battery/charger being displayed. I have tried removing the battery and connected the laptop to AC power only - but to no avail.

Will appreciate your assistance.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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Chuck tha computer out ya idiots
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I own a HP compaq (presario c500) - been just 6 months. The power signal continuously turns on and off when I switch the computer on. The screen is blank and there are no other signals such as battery/charger being displayed. I have tried removing the battery and connected the laptop to AC power only - but to no avail.

Will appreciate your assistance.

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