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Presario C300 starts but then instantly shuts down

\015 I press the start button and the laptop wants to start but then instantly shuts down.\015\012Someone said it was a motherboard fault.\015\012If so, can I purchase a cheep second hand one?\015\012Also can I still retreive the hard drive data somehow?\015

Answers :

This could be a battery problem or problem of your charger. Check those first. Changing out the motherboard is a tedious job and one has to be familiar with the unit to do it.
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\015\012USUALLY the hard drive data can be recovered.
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\015\012To do that, purchase a USB external drive pod and put your drive in it and download info into another computer.
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