laptop wont start,

November 1, 2010 at 05:11:12
Specs: vista, 1024ram
when i press the power button, the power light comes on and the hard drive light flashes for about 3 seconds, then nothing happens and the screen stays blank

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#1
November 1, 2010 at 05:41:12
If this is under battery operation I would suspect an undercharged or failing battery.
Otherwise there are a variety of things that could cause this. Make and model of laptop will be needed.

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#2
November 1, 2010 at 05:52:34
Hi, try this How-To
http://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...
It should help you to give us more information to help us give advice on fixes, etc. More info is needed, thanks

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#3
November 2, 2010 at 00:35:43
my laptop is a toshiba satellite p200-13z / model no. 015003en.
but it dose not matter if it is on battery or pluged into power, all that happens is the power light comes on, the hard drive light flashes briefly and then nothing.

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#4
November 2, 2010 at 04:29:55
failing battery or failing AC adapter will cause those problems.

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