|If you connect an external monitor, does that stay "on - displaying correctly", or does that also go "off"?|
Or do you mean the laptop doesn't actually start and boot correctly?
Is the laptop on battery only, or with mains adapter attached (and powered of course)?
Also make and model of laptop would be useful here.
Are there indiciator lghts showing at all on the laptop; and any of the usual noises - fan spinning up, hard drive starting ?
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