HP Pavilion 11-e117au won’t turn on, wont power on at all

Your HP Pavilion 11-e117au won’t turn on, won’t power on? Follow these steps to get it working again.


HP Pavilion 11-e117au won’t turn on, when you plug the AC adapter into the laptop, the charge led may or may not be on. When you push on the power button, nothing happens, power led stays OFF, and there are no sounds. The laptop appears to be completely dead.

Possible causes and the fixes steps:

The AC adapter failed with Battery has no charge left; When you press the power button on laptop HP Pavilion 11-e117au nothing happens, laptop won’t turns on, the battery has no charge left, the motherboard doesn’t receive any power, laptop cannot turn on. You plug in the AC adapter but that doesn’t help your laptop still won’t power on; there is a chance you have failed AC adapter. In this case try with another charger or check AC adapter with a Multimeter. If it’s dead, replaced with a new one (How to test AC adapter with voltmeter).

Static electric charge on the motherboard, Power circuit in wrong state; (Battery and AC adapter are OK) When you press the power button your laptop HP Pavilion 11-e117au won’t turns on, probably your laptop has static electric charge made power circuit in wrong state. Make hard reset, Unplug AC adapter, take out the battery and hold power button for 30 seconds, the static charge will dissipate. Plug the AC Adapter and turn on the laptop (in some case you have to take out CMOS battery too).

Some electronics components or chipset on the motherboard failed; HP Pavilion 11-e117au won’t turn on at all even with hard reset. Disassemble the laptop and take out the motherboard. With Multimeter check electronics components continuity and Voltage also check Chipset temperature; you will need an electronic Schematic Diagram for Laptop HP Pavilion 11-e117au. The failed electronic component has to be replaced, (How to test Laptop Power System). (Electronics components failure will be updated every time we fix this laptop)

BIOS failed; Laptop System Power (3V/5V) work fine, No electronics components have short or overheating and 3.3V on the power button, BIOS has to be reprogrammed (flash bios) or replaced. (How to Reprogram a Laptop BIOS).

Motherboard dead; the motherboard has to be replaced.

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