|I imagine it will attempt to restart eventually if you don't hit a key to tell it to do so.|
Didn't get too far with beep codes - saw some reference to video card issues.
I think a hardware fault is most likely, in which case it is probably not worth paying for a repair, and diving into a laptop is not really viable unless you are into that sort of thing.
I did wonder about System Restore but it sounds like it has been going on for some time and in any event it won't help if it's a hardware fault.
Keep an eye on here for other ideas though.
Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks
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