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Compaq presario v4000 laptop won't power up, but battery charge indicator light flashes 3 times when power switch is depressed


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I had a Hp or compaq tablet *with swivel screen. I have a hard time myself trying to get it to beam up. what a pesky switch. But I do know what happened to it before it started acting bad.... the spot where I plug in the power cord got extremely loose.. and i had to hold it just so with one leg of mine in the air one under me.. :D joke but you get the point. Just to try to get it to charge up. I didnt know if it was just the plug... I found out later with the help of a charging dock. That it was in fact the chargeing hole... After about 5 hrs playing with the cord in the charge dock to get it just right. It charged up for a measly hr or so. But since then when I use the charge dock the laptop will boot up...
Try googling for flash codes or light codes for the model of the laptop, and see if you can figure out what the flashing of the lights means.

Also, try booting from the power cord without the battery in, it might just mean a bad battery.
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