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Hp nc-8430

by Robzz52 / October 22, 2011 3:44 AM PDT

Laptop wont start up.Yellow light on charger light flashes,but thats it.

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How many Volts does it read on the Volt Meter?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2011 5:14 AM PDT
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volt
by Robzz52 / October 22, 2011 5:51 AM PDT

19 volts

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If over 4 years old I suggest last rites.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2011 6:08 AM PDT
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Try the old laptop generic reset and then get prices on motherboard, charger and battery.
Bob

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ok
by Robzz52 / October 22, 2011 6:40 AM PDT

Thanks for info.Dont laptop in front of me,I will see if it has reset.

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Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2011 7:03 AM PDT
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Is this your laptop or are your a tech in some shop?

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hp
by Robzz52 / October 22, 2011 8:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.

It's a friend of mines.I am trying to get it to power up.I do fix pc's on the side thou.

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One last idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 23, 2011 4:19 AM PDT
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It's a long shot. Try the generic reset one more time. Pull the battery, ac, press and hold the power button for 60 seconds. Release, apply AC (battery is likely dead!) and try one last time.
Bob

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hp
by Robzz52 / October 23, 2011 6:30 AM PDT
In reply to: One last idea.

ok will try when I am back over at the pc's owners house.Thanks

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