Pls help! windows XP laptop suddenly shut down & not turning on.

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yash.n Posts 1 Registration date Saturday May 25, 2013 Status Member Last seen May 25, 2013 - May 25, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - May 25, 2013 at 06:29 PM
I have an HP dv2130 laptop, with windows xp installed.

I was working on my laptop, while it was being charged. Then suddenly it just turned off, and now
when i try to turn it back on, a black screen appears where it shows the option of entering into setup by pressing F10. Thats it. If I dont press F10, a blank sceeen with just a cursor appears abd aftr about 20 seconds, the laptop turns off again with a beep.

I dont know if its because of this, but I had reinstalled the OS a few months back.

Pls help me! what could be the possible reason?
And what should i do now?

All my data is saved on the laptop, which I really need! I dont even have any backup!
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,172
May 25, 2013 at 06:29 PM
Greetings,

Sorry but I have bad news.

The problem which you describe indicates that this problem is linked to your motherboard. It can also mean that you are facing a problem with your system memory (BIOS AWARD)

I strongly suggest that you take it to a qualified technician how should also be able to save your data before repair.

Good luck
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