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I have a co worker who's son's laptop wont turn on when the power adapter is plugged in, when its unplugged, it will turn on but not off. He said his son was told that it was a problem with the hard drive, what areas dealing with the hard drive will keep the computer from booting when the power adapter is in use and not power off when its not in use? Never dealt with this type of situation before


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Hi there. It sounds more like a power board problem.
\015\012There are a couple of ways to check the hard drive, though. One is to take the hard drive out, and see if this still happens. A computer will still turn on without the hard drive connected, as the BIOS runs from a chip and the RAM. As you say that they can still run the laptop with it not plugged in, there is a program that they can download that will test the drive.
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\015\012Here is the link:
\015\012http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=seatools-win&vgnextoid=552bd20cacdec010VgnVCM100000dd04090aRCRD
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\015\012Get them to download and install the program, and see what the results are.
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\015\012Hope that helps.
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