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Well I'm out of ideas at the moment, your friend may have to RMA it.

Was the laptop working before your friend gave it to you?

Did anyone drop it, open it or spill anything on it recently?

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Originally Posted by CravinR1;13716168 
Probably the power converter, that seems to be the weakest part in the hp laptops i've owned over the years

It does sound like the power supply is disconnected from the motherboard, but there's not much you can fix there unless you open up the laptop and have a solder handy.
Edited by OrangeBunnies - 6/1/11 at 3:05pm
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Originally Posted by OrangeBunnies View Post
Well I'm out of ideas at the moment, your friend may have to RMA it.

Was the laptop working before your friend gave it to you?

Did anyone drop it, open it or spill anything on it recently?
No when he gave it to me it wasn't working, and also I don;t think it has had anything spilled on it, it may have been dropped (from the looks) but not sure,\\.

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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
Probably the power converter, that seems to be the weakest part in the hp laptops i've owned over the years
Is there any way to check/fix that?
post #13 of 13
Well if it has been dropped recently that could be the cause of disconnecting the power from the motherboard, I have never repaired a laptop before so I won't even presume to tell you how to fix it.

Is the laptop still under warranty, because an RMA would be the simplest solution for your friend. Otherwise you can bring it to a computer repair shop, but for motherboard damage they charge like $600, which is more than most laptops.
Edited by OrangeBunnies - 6/1/11 at 3:11pm
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