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HP Pavilion DV1000 power lights comes on and then it goes off again

Q: HP Pavilion DV1000 power lights comes on and then it goes off again

Hi all,

I have a HP Pavilion DV1000.Every time I power the laptop the power light and few other light on the top comes on and it goes off again.
I have tried different power adaptors and still no luck.

Any sugestion please.


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I had a Mobile phone that did that replaced battery and it became fully functioning again. Is there any way to run without battery attached? power source only or could you borrow a battery from someone to check results?
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first question, has anyone done this successfully? or know someone that has.
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base history of the machine: (i don't have its exact specs beyond knowing that the original buyer loves desktop replacement quality laptops) original owner bought it, had problems with it occasionally shutting off without warning (hard shutdown) then eventually it just wouldnt start, no other known problems.

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Type in your specific model # at the HP Site to get your specific drivers for this model. If you have just the Pavillion DV1000 this model shipped with XP and HP does not have supported drivers for this model in Windows 7.
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Hello wizzar, welcome to the forum

When you have a problem like this over multiple operating systems, it suggests a hardware failure, was your laptop connected to the mains supply when the power went out?
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Josh86 said:

I bought a gaming PC, and I am wondering if my graphics cards and the computer itself are pulling to many watts, Will the lighting inside the box put a demand on the power supply??? I am debating about taking them out, I don't even have the lights on anyways I find them a waste they came with the computer I boughtClick to expand...

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Hi ak47bwood,
Welcome to the Community,
Try to release flea power and see if that helps.To release flea power disconnect the charger,remove the battery and press and hold down the power button for 30 seconds(with battery and charger disconnected).Now put back the battery and reconnect the charger  and turn on the system.
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Thanks for writing to us. 
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Do you have a multimeter or a friend that does so you can test the power supply?
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Try another adapter if possible.
Download the service manual here -
Disconnect the adapter and battery and press and hold the power button to release any static power.
Remove and reseat the memory modules and check if the system powers on only with the adapter connected.
Disconnect the HDD / ODD and check.
As a last resort, remove and reseat the CMOS battery and check if the system powers on.
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Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
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