I own a Compaq laptop w/ the Windows Vista System (and Sempron). It's not verry old, about a year maybe two and I've had no issues with it so far. However, I was playing an online video from youtube that it was having no issues with. I do have it on powersaving and hadn't touched the mouse so it went black on the screen and the music cut out. Now I haven't been able to turn it on for nearly 3 days! (Thank goodness I have 2 laptops.) I need it for college work but anytime I press the power button, the light showing power flashes 3 times and won't turn on. How can I turn it back on? I've tried:
-Closing and Re-Opening it
-Unplugging the Power cord to see if it will just die and kinda "re-boot" its self
-Holding the Power button Down

Any insight is appreciated!

Joy

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Re: Starting Issues with Windows Vista Laptop 80 80
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Have you tried removing the battery


I own a Compaq laptop w/ the Windows Vista System (and Sempron). It's not verry old, about a year maybe two and I've had no issues with it so far. However, I was playing an online video from youtube that it was having no issues with. I do have it on powersaving and hadn't touched the mouse so it went black on the screen and the music cut out. Now I haven't been able to turn it on for nearly 3 days! (Thank goodness I have 2 laptops.) I need it for college work but anytime I press the power button, the light showing power flashes 3 times and won't turn on. How can I turn it back on? I've tried:
-Closing and Re-Opening it
-Unplugging the Power cord to see if it will just die and kinda "re-boot" its self
-Holding the Power button Down

Any insight is appreciated!

Joy

*Please note: I have just joined and I'm hoping I am in the right thread. This was the first place that allowed me to figure out how to post a thread.

Re: Starting Issues with Windows Vista Laptop 80 80
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try removing the battery, then put it back and switch on

Re: Starting Issues with Windows Vista Laptop 80 80

i just tried that, and it's still doing the same thing. I left the battery out for a few min.

Re: Starting Issues with Windows Vista Laptop 80 80

Hello,

Have you tried the laptop without the battery?
Try removing the battery, attach the power cord to the laptop and try turning the laptop on.

- Let us know how it goes.

Re: Starting Issues with Windows Vista Laptop 80 80

I just got back from taking it to a man who fixed my other laptop after it had the "blue screen of death" (?. Turns out my jack for the laptop I had the problem with is lose. It's currently being fixed. Thanks for all the help!

Joy

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