Compaq Presario V3000 Laptop
Posted on 2010-01-05
I have a clients Compaq Presario V3000 laptop. When you hit the power button ot start the laptop up, most of the time there is nothing on the screen. The blue power lights comes on to suggest there is power, and I can feel vibration from the fan, etc on the laptop, but nothing on the screen.
The hard drive light does not come on or flash.
On the odd occassion we can get the BIOS startup options after about 10 seconds of hitting the power button, it may also sometimes try to start loading windows Vista, after a second or so though the screen shows various things across it like multiple lines in safe mode, or just big thick white lines.
But mostly when we try to start it up there is no screen activity at all.
I have tried a hard reset of the M/Board and tried raking out the memory chips and putting in a new one. Also tried another hard drive in case.
Does this mean motherboard, or maybe graphics card on motherboard is faulty and beyond repair?