Laptop wont boot

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  1. xinster

    xinster New Member

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    I got an everex stepnote5000t. This moprning it was working fine but now it just boots to a black screen and the fan turns on. I called customer support, they told me to remove the battery and press the power button 10 times. That didn't do anything. I went in and switched the 2 ram sticks around, nothing. I switched the hard drive from slot 1 to slot 2, nothing.

    Is there anything I can do? What the fuck is wrong with this piece of shit? This maybe has happened once before but then I would just boot it again and it would work right.
     
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    That laptop is a very simple one. I had that same problem more then once, and all i did was push down on the keyboerd lightly. It always came back on if i put pressure on the kb. maybe that was just mine that did that.
     
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    yeah i think i know what you mean...but i've tried that to no avail.
     
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    do you see it POST, or is the screen always black?
    if you remove the ram alltogether, does ti beep at you?
     
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    Screen is always black..dunno what POST means. I haven't tried booting it with no ram installed.

    Usually during a normal boot, the fan goes to max power, then after a few seconds it slows down when the Everex logo / boot screen pops up.

    In this case, the fan never dies down. The hard drive light isn't on, only the power lights (for AC and battery).
     

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