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hi , i got up this morning and turned on a spare laptop , its a HP pavilion entertainment pc, for some reason it wanted to do a chkdsk or something like that , after it dis the run t turned of, now it wont turn on not even the screen comes on, can any one help with advice for this please. 

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Have you tried connecting an external monitor (most HP laptops have a VGA port on the side for this purpose).
Are you comfortable with opening the laptop case up?  Do you get any video after removing the HDD (it won't boot, I'm just looking to see if removing the hard drive lets you see anything on the screen)?

Other things to try:
- reseating the RAM
- removing the battery and power cord, then hold the power button down for 30 seconds (then reconnect everything and try to start it).
 

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