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I have a compaq armada m700 laptop that my dad gave to me as a gift. He said the battery wasn't good anymore but he gave me the power cord and I. Can't seem to turn the laptop on canvsomeone help me.

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I'm not really sure if the computer can be turned on with a bad battery--if the battery is just dead, it should work. But if the battery has a short in it, that may prevent it from starting.
You can remove the battery and just use the adapter to see if it will work.
You should also check the output voltage of the power adapter (should be about 18 volts).
So--if the adapter puts out the voltage and the computer won't start, it could be the DC adapter on the motherboard or the whole motherboard may be shot.

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Try pressing the power button down for 5 secs or more,some pc's dont work without the battery fully charged however.
Make sure psu isnt faulty,should "humm"--good luck!

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Posted on Oct 24, 2010

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