Laptop wont start. HELP

  Daveson 08:19 07 Sep 2005
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Hello. I went to bed last night, to be woken by my girlfirend sayin that the laptop wont start. When i turn it on i get a grey screen and the blue wi-fi light is stuck on. Normaly this flashes on and then the system starts up.

I have no keyboard functions the dvd drive doesnt even open.

Any ideas ?

Even the Evesham website seems to be down.

Thanks

  reece1705 10:34 07 Sep 2005

is the wifi built in to the system or on a card?

  Daveson 11:06 07 Sep 2005

built in. I just taken the laptop ti a pc shop and its dead, he rekons its the Motherboard.

  reece1705 11:59 07 Sep 2005

dunno if u can succesfully replace a motherbard hitch free.

  Daveson 12:01 07 Sep 2005

i imagine it will cost alot. I have just bought a data cable to get my laptop data off my laptop onto my desktop.

Cheers.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:05 07 Sep 2005

Try

Boot direct of mains with battery disconnected. (bad battery can drag down power supply)

Unplug all mememory and just install minimum (faulty mem module can stop from booting.)

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