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Non responsive laptop

I can turn it on and get to the desktop screen, but that's it. I can't: move the mouse, use the keyboard, get into bios, or anything. It is completely unresponsive to any kind of input. I replaced the hard drive and It did not work. I put the recovery disk in and It gave me a choice of which language to select, but since I had no input functionality, I couldn't do any think. Other than a bad motherboard or BIOS, I have no idea... Please Help!

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  • jmcvay Jul 23, 2008

    Tried removing the one memory stick at a time, and then alternating them. Didn't work...

    Do you have any more suggestions?


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Try removing the memory/RAM. and if it has 2 sticks try just 1 in alternate slots.
Failing this the CPU may have overheated. Without CPU Function. No Processing is acheived.

Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

  • Mike Waldron Jul 23, 2008


    you won,t have much success finding a solution for this problem.

    If the laptop is non-responsive, theres so many things it can be.

    CPU/Processor burnt out. Other connected device failure.

    Motherboard fault. hard-drive fault.

    I,d suggest taking the laptop to a repair centre, for a full diagnosis and quotation. if your in the UK. i,ll fix it for you myself.

    Mike @ Compurepair.


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