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Does the 5 slow blinks and 3 fast blinks on Caps Lock key denote a motherboard issue? or other?

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Getting the 5 slow blinks and 3 fast blinks on my caps lock.  Won't boot up, black screen.  Power light LED is on.  

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The 5:3 coder usually indicates a problem with the motherboard or BIOS.

You could first try a power reset

Power Reset your Laptop​

You can also try to recover the BIOS


hope it helps,



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