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If laptop will not turn on and the power-supply is fine then it will be the computer itself and the only way to fix that would be a new motherboard due to the everyting oinside the laptop is pretty much connected to the mother board and not able to replace it without replacing the motherboard

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Remove the main battery and power adapter, allow a few minutes for residual charge to drain off, plug in power supply, if yes! the main battery needs to be replaced, if no change! the DC jack in the laptop is a common fault, put thumb around jack and bend it sideways "gently" at the same time press power repeatedly, if it power up the DC jack needs to be resold-ed back on the motherboard or replaced. If after all of this there is still no change, "suspect the motherboard"

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