Is this Lenovo Laptop dead?

Customer brought me a Lenovo G780 running Win7.  He bought it over  two years ago.  Out of warranty. No lights on it.  Tried three different power supplies with the same result.  Can’t get anything when I push the on/off button and hold it in.  Took out memory and hard drive.  Hard drive is good.  Still nothing.  Is it dead?
Thanks,
Alan
Alan SilvermanOwnerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It may well be dead based on your description. Try the following:

Remove the hard and media drives, battery and unplug the AC adapter. Press the "power" button ten times in a row, holding it down for ten seconds each time, and thirty seconds the last time around.

See then if it starts.
Alan SilvermanOwnerAuthor Commented:
Tried it but still no response from the laptop.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If the kick start did not work and then from your description, the motherboard is dead. It is probably not worth saving at this point.

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Alan SilvermanOwnerAuthor Commented:
John,
Thanks,
Alan
Michael-BestCommented:
You likely have a bad motherboard.
There was a bunch of bad capacitors widely used and many makers that had used then offered recalls.
Check if your model was in the makers recall list....
But that free recall service has likely expired.
I have a brand new unused HP laptop that wont power on & was listed for free service under a recall... unfortunately I missed the recall expire date.
I expect that it is as you stated "DEAD" & only repairable if you can find a replacement motherboard.

Good Luck

Was typing & hit submit after you closed...
Alan SilvermanOwnerAuthor Commented:
Thank you Michael.  I've done searches to see if the G780 was on a recall list but couldn't find any.
Alan
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@alanlsilverman - Thanks. At that stage, the machine is probably not economically repairable.
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