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Laptop Troubleshooting HELP? laptop powers on but won't boot

by Ben52646 / July 5, 2010 12:04 PM PDT

My laptop was not working because of a bad power jack. So, I took the laptop apart and semi-dissected the DC-IN jack. Well, I actually get the thing working but here is my new problem:

When I plug the power cord in, the laptop start?s up, by itself without me pressing the power button (it NEVER did that before). I see the fans starting up (the laptop is still opened up), I see the lights on the front of the laptop, and the disc drive, blink. Also, I will sometimes (i have tried starting up the laptop multiple times) hear a single electronically muffled beep sound from the speakers (the actual speakers aren?t causing this muffled sound). I do not see anything on the screen (in fact the laptop screen does not turn on at all). Any suggestion on what to do to fix this?

P.S. the laptop screen is NOT the problem

Thanks for the help,

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