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My laptop won't turn on. A few nights ago I put it to hibernate mode and it hasnt turned on since. I have disconnected the battery and power cord, held the power button and reconnected but still nothing at all except the power cord led on the side of laptop lights. What else can I do?

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The PC is now 8 years old, here is and informed 8 year answer,
(age matters, in all things man made)
first off .,
1: run on AC line pack now, only, no main huge battery , until the PC runs again and then if does, get rid of the useless 8 year old battery (buy new one later)
2: no mention of the screen even once. ill guess it is dead.100%
not even text, that must work all the time.

3: DEAD screen 101,, put in a new coin cell now, HP name is RTC coin cell battery time for a new battery , coin, if it dies BIOS goes mad, even goes dead, even causing the BIOS text you saw for 8 long years "hit ESC to enter setup" (or f10) to go missing
if the text is missing, most times , the coin cell is dead.
the CCFL are not dead, it has LED back lamps, a good PC this is with that.

page 8 in your hp online service manuals states and I quote here.

Memory module compartment
Holds two memory modules, the wireless local area network
(WLAN) module, and the RTC battery

memory hatch open
ram pulled, behold RTC there. in view.

learn to use the GOAL of get BIOS working first.
if not tests go sideways.
BIOS must work or the PC is dead. (or RTC dead)
so learn to do that. power on and hammer the ESC key or F10 as it prompts you.... see the INFO page .
then run mem check there
then run hdd test there.
then see if time of day reads ok, date and year, if not RTC is dead.
do that first. on all PC made, and we can then do boots last.
HDD/and OS are last , in the chain of events.... always.

page 94 in your manual. quote 2.:

Open Setup Utility by turning on or restarting the computer. While the "Press the ESC key for
Startup Menu" message is displayed in the
lower-left corner of the screen, press

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Try turning it on and press curl, alt, and delete, all at the same time. Hope this works.

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Try removing the battery and only using the power cord.

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