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HP ZD 8215 Laptop Start-up Problem.

After shutting down the laptop yesterday, the computer will not start back up. On Start-up using AC adapter--(Same power supply as used for over 1 year), the only activity that happens is that the computer beeps 2 times when pushing the power on button.
All of the indicator lights light up as normal except for the power on light--(the light on the power on key)
This light just blinks off and on.
On normal conditions, this light stayed on all the time when power up.
I have unplugeed the power cord, removed the battery and pressed the power key for 1 minute to discharge the unit and applied power again.
But the same reults.

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2 beeps with no post means either you have a memory failure or the motherboard has failed

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