Satellite L40 does not start

When I turned on my laptop today I just had a black screen. Says battery fully charged, but if I turn off the power the light disappears. The led drive usually flickers, but is it not also. Can someone please?

Remove the battery and try to start your laptop with AC power only.
You don't see anything on the screen?

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