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HP Laptop won't even power up

Hi there, I have a HP Compaq 6715b that won't power up; whenever I press the power button, the battery LED flashes 8 times, and then nothing.

Only thing I know is that my mother put it on the car's trunk on their way back from vacations; a 4-5 hours trip.

Could it be a battery issue?



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In reply to: HP Laptop won't even power up

Hi Pedro ,

Do you have access to a multimeter ? (Voltage meter).
I would suggest you check the voltage on the actual power lead then remove the battery and check the stored voltage on this. should give you good indication if its a battery problem .
Though I must say we get many failed hp laptops and 95% of the time its a faulty power lead where it goes into the pwer cover they tend to break inside and short.

hope this helps .

IT support uk

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I'm gonna get a multimeter and see what happens.

have a good one,


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One more thing

In reply to: Thanks!

will do let me know how you get on , do you have model number I will get the pin out for you to test battery.

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model number?

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isn't that 6715b? or you mean like a serial number?

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i'm blind

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yep your right god if I had a brain i would be dangerous. lol ok will se what i can find for ya.

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