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Possible toasted laptop

I have a pesario campaque laptop 2500

Last year my sister had it onnected to a modem during a lightning storm but it was turned off. (she didn't know she had to disconnect from the outlet. Anyway, the fried the modem and that was replace however my laptop would start up for about 4 seconds then stop. The yellow light stays lit and occasionaaly if i het the cd rom dirve enough it will open. The blue light is only on when it is trying to boot.

Is my laptop fried or are there things I can check to see if maybe they neeed replacing. I hate to toss a fairly good laptop with Windows XP pro when i can spend little to repair it

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  • pockettes Jun 22, 2008

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If your laptop ports are burnt i do not think there can be any done however if it is a problem with the software u can try this
turn your laptop on and start hitting the F8 key it will take to an option to safe modem u need to go in there by selecting it through the arrows keys and also u need to hit enter after u selected that then u can run a system restore or just in run iexplore and then u can hit enter again once thats done then u need to click on start and then go into all programes then accessories -system tools and then ssystem restore . it should definately work and select the apporiate date and see then restart do not even by mistake turn the laptop off while doing this ,,,

thanks and let me know if it worked out for u ,
alson

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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