Solved! What would stop a laptop from booting?

ZIMDOT

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It powers up to the BIOS can see the SSD but it wont boot to it. It just shows a flashing underscore if I try. it acts this way if i try and boot from anything
 

richpixel

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Try removing power cable & battery, press power button for a seconds, then plug power in only, turn on see if it boots
 

richpixel

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Try removing power cable & battery, press power button for a seconds, then plug power in only, turn on see if it boots
 

rgd1101

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Question from ZIMDOT : "Powers on but can't Boot into anything"





 

ZIMDOT

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It's a Dell XPS m1730
Intel core 2 Extreme (2.8GHz)
NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT
4GB RAM DDR2 667Mhz
120GB SSD
 
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