|Think back to when it was working. Do you think the little start up noises and lights flashing have stopped? I know you are unlikely to have studied them in detail but a lot of folk can sense whether things seem the same or different.|
It would be interesting to know what you make of it but it seems about certain that you have a hardware fault of some sort. In which case replacing items in a laptop is not the easiest thing to do even if you know what part is defective and can get your hands on a replacement.
See the post here from "DELL-Terry B" (near the end). I know yours isn't a Dell but the approach is good:
Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks
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