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Laptop won't start, might be dead

By Jskid
Nov 22, 2010
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  1. I've got a Compaq nc6000. When I power it on the lights turn on and the fans spin but before anything shows on the screen it turns off. I tried two power adapters and both of them turned on the "plugged-in" light.
     
  2. jamesodriscoll

    jamesodriscoll TS Rookie Posts: 91

    hi Jskid

    Could be a faulty power socket. So does nothing show? not even access to the BIOS?

    james
     
  3. Jskid

    Jskid TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 343

    Nothing. It doesn't make any beeps.
     
  4. jamesodriscoll

    jamesodriscoll TS Rookie Posts: 91

    Would you by any chance have access to a spare battery?

    have you tried booting without the power cable?
     
  5. Jskid

    Jskid TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 343

    I take back what I said about the "plugged in light" being on. It's screwy.
    I tried booting it will unplugged and the same thing happened.
    I'll look for another battery.
     
  6. Jskid

    Jskid TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 343

    Couldn't find another battery. I think the laptop is dead.
     
  7. jamesodriscoll

    jamesodriscoll TS Rookie Posts: 91

    sounds like there might be a mobo fault think ur right the laptop is dead.

    Sorry couldnt be more help

    james
     
  8. Jskid

    Jskid TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 343

    No worries. It's an old laptop anyways.
     

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