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No power in compaq presario R4000

The computer was on earlier today, music playing from an internet radio station. Suddenly...boom! Now, there's no power whatsoever. When I press the power button, the 'lightning bolt' at the front of the keyboard flashes, but that's it (??) Otherwise, everything's dead.

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  • lemmie May 18, 2008

    I turned the computer off after using it and the next day when I went to use it, it wouldn't turn on. When I press the power button the lighting light flashes.


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I've had this problem as well. Check your power cable...try restarting your computer without the power cable in it. Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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It happened to me once while reloading winXP after a disk replacement. since it was on my lap, my first thought was it over heated. it took more than a week to revive. thought it was permanent and took it down to the local repair shop. pretty embarrasing when it powered up just fine.
1. don't let it overheat by covering intake vents on bottom
2. don't give up that it will eventually revive

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

That happens to me all the time too. it will randomly shut off and i wont be able to get it on again till a day or two later

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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