Asus G72gx wont boot

  tibu911 17:18 14 Dec 2014

My Asus g72gx turns on but will not do anything. The fan kicks on and the power button lights up but the other 4 buttons next to them dont. The only thing that happens when I press the power button is the fan and the light, the screen stays absolutely black. I have tried using an external monitor but it did the same thing. Does anyone know what might be wrong? Thanks

  Ian in Northampton 17:35 14 Dec 2014

That's often a symptom of a failed hard drive, meaning the PC can't find an operating system to load. Do you not see any messages from the BIOS? Do you see a flicker from the hard drive activity light?

  tibu911 17:41 14 Dec 2014

No I dont see either of them

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:26 14 Dec 2014

Disconnect mains power leads and battery press and hold power button for 30 seconds

reconnect mains lead and rety

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