Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv7-1130us laptop ?

I bought my wife an HP Pavilion dv7 for Christmas a little over a year ago. Recently the power cable started to crack right where the cable meets the recepticle that plugs into the laptop. I used some eppoxy glue and tape to prevent the cable from crcking futher. The laptop recently stopped working while my wife was using it. It went completely dead and will not start back up. Because the laptop is just over a year old I took it bck to Best Buy (Geek Squad) to see what was wrong with it. They tr


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If the lights light up but no display try reseating the memory cards they have a tendecy to lose connection which in turns you get a blank screen and the lights are lit up but no video.
Try removing the battery and power cable, and holding the power button in for 5 seconds. This will release any residual charge that's still in the laptop. \015\012
\015\012Put the battery back in, plug the adapter in, and see if it will boot up.\015\012
\015\012Sounds stupid, but I had this problem and called HP. They told me to try this, and it worked.\015\012
\015\012If that doesn't work, fork out the dough for a real power adapter.
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