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Laptop I have a 4 y/o HP laptop and one day it just stopped working. I have had ppl tell me it could be the batt ot the power cord. How can I test these so I can rule them out?

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  • serpephone Dec 23, 2008

    Will not power up (almost 5 years old now)

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    Tarduhan GUNESLILER May 11, 2010

    could you say to me,it has stopped suddenly..or other ways???

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1. Try the system on AC alone with the battery removed. See if you have any power indications. Also check if the AC adapter has an LED on it, does the LED come on with the adapter plugged in but not connected to the system? If it does, does it go out when you connec the system?

2. On battery only, do you have any power indication? LEDs come on, and go off immediately?

3. You can go to a computer repair shop (BestBuy etc) and see if they have an AC adapter you can try. If not, you can try a new AC adapter 1st as it is the cheapest part to replace.

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