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No boot/post. Screen dark.
\015 Compaq Presario F560US notebook wont boot/post. 19 months old. I want help opening and checking connections.\015
Disconnect the power cable and take out the battery before disassembling the laptop.
Disconnect the power cable and take out the battery before disassembling the laptop.
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