So, my wife wakes me up this morning and tells me that her computer will not turn on. I have tried everything I know to do to get it on. I don't even get the blinky light in the top left corner when it doesn't wanna do anything. The screen stays black and doesn't even try to lighten up a little bit like when power is applied and it stays black but you can tell it's on cause it's a lighter shade of black. So I have a work computer that runs the same operating system windows xp. Took that hard drive out and put it in my wife computer. No worky, no nothing. So I took my wife's hard drive and put it in my work computer. It started to boot up just fine so I shut it down. So it's not the hard drive.
I decided I was mad and started dismantelling the laptop to see if there was any cables unplugged or the motherboard fried with black marks. Well I got a lot of it taken apart and decided maybe I should ask one of you guys what you think it might be before I completely ruin the whole darn laptop if it's not ruined already. Note: the screen has never given me any issues, with no dimming and no dead pixels. So I thought I would mention that to see if that makes a difference or not. If you need more info let me know and I will gladly give it to you. Thanks.