A60 SP does not start

I have a satellite pro A60 which was working fine yesterday, but today will not start. The first time that I turned it on this morning it showed the home toshiba screen, then the screen went black with a cursor flashing at the top left, but would not respond. Then, I pressed the power button to turn it off.

Now when I try to turn it on, I just get a black screen, and there is no answer. Any ideas? I'll be able to avoid loss of data from the hard drive?

Hi Jamie,

When you turn on your laptop see you or hear any activity at all? The Red Toshiba start screen appears normally during the initial POST, that is when the BIOS is loaded and components are tested.

You should then notice some activity HD (possibly preceded by optical drive) as the operating system itself is loaded from disk.

How your laptop hold?

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