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ELITEBOOK 8460P
Microsoft Windows XP

ELITEBOOK 8460P NOT STARTING ON BUT CAN HEAR THE SOUND OF FAN STARTING ON AND OFF AGAIN AND AGAIN..PLEASE NEED A SOLUTION FOR THIS

THANK YOU 

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Eliminate the battery. Press and hold the force button for 15 seconds. Reinsert the battery and fitting the workstations power string back in, leaving all that else unplugged. Restart the PC by squeezing the force button

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@HJ24 

First off, you claim your laptop is running XP, but HP specs say it came with Windows 7.

 

Second, to determine the cause with hardware failures, you have to be able run diagnostics. We have no way of accessing your PC from here, so we can not do that for you. You have to do it yourself.

You do this by pressing the Esc key repeatedly when rebooting and then, when the HP Startup Menu appears, selecting Diagnostics (usually F2) and letting it run.

If it is NOT possible to run diagnostics, or if that does not work, then there is NOTHING more you can do by yourself -- and there is NOTHING we can do because we have no way of accessing your PC from here to run diagnostics or repair hardware.

You will need to have the PC physically examined in a service facility by folks that can run their own diagnostics to determine what is wrong with it.

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Since your PC is no longer under warranty, then it will cost you up front to have HP examine your PC. If you want to do that, you will have to contact an HP Repair or Service Center to see if they can examine the PC to determine the cause(s) of the problems, if it can be repaired, and an estimate of the repair costs.

Since you live outside the U.S., here is a link to HP Service Centers, by Country/Region: https://support.hp.com/in-en/service-center

Good Luck



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