Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook ?
My laptop will not start up, power is on, it doesn't even attempt to start the hard drive
If it is not making any beeps,it is probably the motherboard. These laptops are famous for overheating causing mobo problems as well as the hinge falling apart. click on the link below, hp has an extended enhanced warranty and you may be able to get this fixed for free.
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