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A friend of mine was on his laptop, the screen went a solid white, wouldn't do anything, he pulled out the battery, and now it wont power on at all. Plugged in, on battery. ect.

I told him his motherboard is dead. Is that the case? Or am i just missing something? (charger works fine)
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post #2 of 4
Take out the battery and also the cmos battery and hold down the power button for 5 seconds and then replace the batteries.

If it turns on, is the HDD activity light on? Do you hear the Window's boot sounds? The issue may be with just the screen, or the gpu/mobo.
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Just doesn't turn on at all. No power what so ever.
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post #4 of 4
If the battery and charger are not at fault, then the motherboad definitely seems like the next most likely suspect. What is the brand / model? You can usually find replacement motherboards on ebay.
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