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HP/Compaq :: HP Pavilion Dv2500- Wont Boot Properly, Black Screen


i have a 1.5 year old HP PAVILION dv2500.

A couple days ago I tried turning the laptop on, and it just went to an all black screen.

I could not click/type anything (nothing worked), and I couldnt open the CD drive.

After a few minutes, the laptop shut down by itself.


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