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Hp pavilion dv6 laptop wont boot

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Ok so my girlfriends lappy has seemingly packed in. I have tried the electrostatic discharge to no avail. The power lights come on and the charger light is on, however it wont start to boot. I can hear the cpu fan start but at the point the bios would start it dies. As i only work with desktops am not to sure if this is even fixable. If it were a desktop my first thought would be the motherboard but thought best ask on here first, you guys never let me down.
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post #2 of 4
Try searching the actual model number and won't boot and see if you see a lot of similar complaints and that may narrow down the possibilities. I would think it had something to do with something that was on the motherboard as well but you may want to see what the most common complaints with that model are.
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The same problem with one of my friends laptop, the laptop started to boot up from the second to 14th attempt.
I took it home disassembled and look what I found in it frown.gif
So, needs a new motherboard.
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post #4 of 4
DV6's are known for the Graphics chips to die/become unsoldered. Its an overheating issue really. Probably needs a new MB. smile.gif
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