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Laptop sIt turns on, but shuts down after a few seconds. It will not boot from cd either?

It turns on, but shuts down after a few seconds. It will not boot from cd either? I replace the battery but it did not work. Not shure what's going on... thanks for the help.

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Hi, Lucas

You may have a RAM chip issue or at worst a motherboard problem. On the Microsoft website, they offer a memory test tool that you can download and run to test the RAM in your laptop. If you have a way of checking your RAM chips on another laptop you can use this method as an alternative to the memory test.

Let us know the outcome.

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