I accidentally left my hp computer on all night.

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sheriturner76 Posts 2 Registration date Monday October 22, 2012 Status Member Last seen October 22, 2012 - Oct 22, 2012 at 03:02 PM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Oct 22, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Hello,
Good afternoon. I hope someone can help me. I left my HP laptop on all night by accident., when I went to use it today I pushed the power button an it seemed to almost start the lights came on an it was sounding like it was booting (not sure if that's what its actually called m sorry) the screen stays black LT shuts off by itself an that process repeats.Please help I will be so grateful.

Sheri
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,165
Oct 22, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Hello Sheri

Try this:

Remove the battery and cable, press and hold the power button for 58 seconds. Reconnect and boot.

Good luck
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sheriturner76 Posts 2 Registration date Monday October 22, 2012 Status Member Last seen October 22, 2012
Oct 22, 2012 at 04:43 PM
Thank you for taking the time to help me.I tried your advice an it didn't help. Is there anything else I can try? Thanks again
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,165
Oct 22, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Dear Sheri Turner,

Assuming that your operating system is Windows, did you hear the Windows jingle?

I assume that you have a black screen. If you press alt+ctrl+del, does the task manager pop-up? If it does, click new task and type explorer.exe then ok.

You could also have a graphic card problem, in which case, the best to test is to connect to an external monitor, hoping that you have one somewhere in the basement.

You are welcome again

P.S. I will login out in 5 minutes, but if you reply, I will be online in 9 hours.
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