12-07-2017 06:55 PM
After being idle, Power button light is on solid, black screen, no response from keyboard or mouse. Must force a restart by holding down power button.
12-09-2017 09:02 AM
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As I understand the computer isn't turning on anymore,
Don't worry as I'll be glad to help, however, to provide an accurate resolution, I need a few more details:
Did you run a hardware test to ensure there aren't any hardware failures as such?
Have you reset the computer to release excessive static?
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12-09-2017 12:02 PM
I followed the troubleshooter and updated everything as suggested including bios I have also made the setting to allow keyboard and mouse to wake up from sleep. problem is not resolved. The computer will still turn on. It will restart if i press the power button a few seconds. When it started it looked like it was checking something and gave me some options . how do i check the hardware? and static what is that?
12-09-2017 04:26 PM
Thank you for responding,
It's great to have you back
I recommend you check with an alternate monitor and keyboard, if that makes any difference,
if you have display on the alternate monitor, it would confirm an LCD failure within the notebook, however, if the alternate or external monitor doesn't have a display either, this could be a faulty motherboard and may require either a repair or replacement:
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12-14-2017 08:27 AM
I did the hardward failure test and everything passed. Another wierd thing that happens when this occurs is the mute button is lit when it isnt responsive.
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