My laptop turns off then on

By Spartannik
Sep 3, 2009
  1. Recently my laptop has problems starting i will explain in detail what happens:

    I press the power button as normal and as normal the power button lights up only for about 2 seconds, however rarely it lights up and stays on for about 20 seconds and then goes off. The screen never even comes on.

    Please help....

  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    could be several things,,,faulty Power supply, faulty mainboard, failing memory, overheating, it would need taking into a repair shop to determine the exact cause, unlike a PC which can be troubleshooted down to a set thing, laptops cant and require an expert eye.
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