First thing I would try is taking the battery out, hold the power button for about 30 seconds, then plug it into the mains with the battery still out, and try and power it up again. This used to work for IBM ThinkPads.
As GDB said, some manufacturers give you a couple of weeks grace after the warranty has officially ended.
What's the make and model of the laptop, and where did you purchase it from?
NUMBER 50: Comfortable trainers, if fitted with a turbo booster, all the better NUMBER 51:My Glasses NUMBER 52: A girl with a nice arse to run behind. NUMBER 53: Taking a pee first. NUMBER 54: Bringing my brain cell fully charged NUMBER 55: An element of insanity NUMBER 56: Whinging about my shins NUMBER 57: Some twat shouting "Knees up! Knees up!" ( Running coach who needs one) NUMBER 58: Steamed up glasses! NUMBER 59: The thought that I am going to fitter and faster than I was yesterday. NUMBER 60: Wishing I could move to the countryside and stop inhaling car fumes NUMBER 61: Hoping to prove to my family and friends that i'm not 'mad' and 'yes, it is a long way'! ( you all know what i mean) NUMBER 62: My knee surgeon NUMBER 63: Support from my personal trainer NUMBER 64: Rennies or Gaviscon - can't run without these! NUMBER 65: thinking of a pretty woman just in front of me NUMBER 66: glucosamine NUMBER 67: Wishing I could move to the city so I could see where I'm running NUMBER 68 : My clothes! NUMBER 69: Neurotically considering the weather and how many people I know who might see me while I decide exactly what to wear. NUMBER 70: My training partner. NUMBER 71: My bottlebelt NUMBER 72: A bit of pasta 98 (pasta that you've had since 1998?) NUMBER 73: A barely concealed hatred for traffic NUMBER NUMBER 74: Showing off about it to people at workNUMBER NUMBER 75 Checking my reflection in shop windows and 'admiring' my cool running form .. NUMBER 76: Some form of hard surface beneath my feet NUMBER 77 Looking at people in cars looking at me looking at them NUMBER 78 wondering if my arse looks big in my track pants (yes men do think that sometimes) Number 79 My desire to run further and get faster.
Sacked by MTV after dressing up as Osama Bin Laden the day after the September 11th attacks
Sacked by Xfm for reading pornographic material live on-air
Resigned from the BBC for leaving lewd messages on Andrew Sach's voicemail.
I only listened to Brand's Radio 2 show a couple of times, but I thought his off the wall comments were hilarious. Maybe he just tapped into my sense of humour.
As for Ross; I just think he's an obnoxious, pompous twat... No one is worth £6mil a year to do a bit of television and radio. There's only one other BBC employee I hate more, and that's Chris Moyles...