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My NV52 lap top computer shut down on me the other night and now i can't get it to power on. The charger works fine but when i plug it into the computer the light for the charger turns off.

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Remove the battery and try to power on the computer using just the charger. if you can try to use a different charger. if the charger light still goes off when plugging it in your computer then it might mean that there is a short in your motherboard. you can try removing the peripherals (i.e. memory, harddrive, DVD or CD drive, wireless card, battery or modem) to check if it is one of the peripherals causing the short. if you have removed all the peripherals and the system still doesnt turn on or if the power light on the charger still turns off and you have tried the charger on a different computer then it would mean the motherboard is damaged.

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