"I got a problem, I have a
HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop and i've been using it since 2010.
laptop's battery is almost dead and not charging up. When i
try to power on my laptop it was not powering up. So i removed
the battery and plugged in the power cable, the blue light is on,
but when I hit the power button to turn it on the laptop doesn't
do anything and doesn't come on. What is the reason behind this?
Though the battery is removed, it should power on with the
charger cable but the same is not happening in my case? Help me
You may be encountering the same problem with the friend above. We
are here to give you some suggestions to fix this as below:
Laptops fail to power-up for a variety of reasons, including
battery failures, adapter cord shorts and dead outlets. In order to
solve the problem you must have concrete analysis of specific
issues according to their own situation and patience to find the
problem. Some problems require easy, in-home fixes, some problems
can be solved by the user but require extra supplies, and some
problems are best left to the professionals.
1. Testing and Using the
AC Power Adapter
Use one or both of the following quick tests if possible:
* Plug the AC adapter into a different Laptop and check if the
computer works normally. If the Laptop operates normally, there is
not a problem with the AC adapter.
* Use a different AC adapter with the same laptop and check if the
computer works properly. If the laptop operates properly, there is
a problem with the original AC adapter.
2. Check battery indicator light on your laptop. If it is on, make
sure your laptop brightness settings is correct. Low brightness
settings can make it seem that your laptop is power off. When the
brightness is as low as possible, your screen will appear dark
although the computer is turned on. Turning up the settings the
problem might be resolved.
3. Consider how long you have had your laptop battery. According to
laptop batteries will die completely after around 300 to 500
full charges. You might have to replace the battery itself.
4. If the ac adapter and battery is working fine. There may be some
issues with Motherboard, CPU or Hard Drive:
A bad motherboard can cause a variety of problems, but one of the
most noticeable is the laptop's inability to power on. Some
components on the motherboard, such as the CPU, can be repaired.
The CPU is a specific part on the motherboard and it, too, can
HP laptop not to power on even if the rest of the motherboard
A bad hard drive will not always cause an HP laptop to stop
powering on, but in some cases it does, especially if the hard
drive is significantly corrupted.
If you are unable to fix the hardware problems, you'd better go to
computer repair shop and ask professionals for help.