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Asus X551C can't turn on

Hello everybody! It probably was here before but it wasn't solved I think. I have Asus X551C and it can't be turned on. It happened before but after few attempts it finally worked but now it's been dead for two days. It happened after I replaced CMOS battery. So when I press power the green light lights up for a second and I can hear HDD sound, like it's trying to run but cannot. Power cable is also pluged in and green light is on. I did the battery reset 100 times now so You can spare that tip Happy I put HDD in another laptop and it couldn't boot Windows. So I run it on Ubuntu and it said that the HDD is in a hibernation mode. I don't really remember if I shut it down or just folded, anyway HDD worms in Ubuntu I can browse it but can't run Windows from it. Any ideas?

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What is this hibernation mode?

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It's gonna be hard to check with either options, it's probably fried MB or something, but there wouldn't be any light on I think and it happened before but never for that long, is it worth repairing or should I just get another one? I was checking HDD on another Asus, not the same model though.

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It used to be a broken LCD meant the end of a laptop.

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Today I can get that part for a reasonable number but the motherboard is still too close to 50% of the cost so usually the end. As to booting, Windows is like that. Just doesn't work across a lot of machines. Good way to learn that first hand.

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