Compaq Presario CQ41: black screen, capslock/numslock infinitely blinking

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  1. confusedCrow

    confusedCrow

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    Hi!

    I recently turned on my laptop, just to discover with horror that it won't boot up at all. All it does it give me a black screen, a lit WiFi button, and after a bit, I seem to hear a "click" from inside the laptop. Then the capslock and numslock LED lights start to blink consistently.

    Any idea what might cause this?

    Thanks for any help and insight!

    - crow
     
    confusedCrow, Jul 25, 2016
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  2. confusedCrow

    something back

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    Try pressing F2 or Esc at power up to enter the motherboard settings, look to see if it lists the hard drive,
    it just could be a hard drive failure
     
    something back, Jul 25, 2016
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