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Compaq r3000 troubleshooting

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Last response: in Components
January 26, 2013 7:44:12 PM

compaq r3000 does not start. power adapter may or may not work but laptop was already connected to wall power even without the battery (was found with a leak) and even so, CQ r3000 does not show any sign of life!
What should I continue checking? Resistors? Any current inside? Heeeeelp! I do not want to be taken and end up with a horrendous bill. I guess I need a friend with same ltop so I can start replacing part by part??? 34205

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January 26, 2013 9:06:51 PM

That laptop is really ancient.
The first thing to try is: make sure the charger (AC Adapter) delivers the power the laptop needs, you need a cc tester to do so, or test the laptop with a known working charger.