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5748 will not turn on without battery.

Q: 5748 will not turn on without battery.

If I plug in the battery:
I do not have an original dell ac adapter. So when it boots the BIOS complains. After it boots in W10 it reports adapter plugged in not charging.
If I unplug the adapter the screen dims, so I assume the adapter is working.
Without the battery it will not boot.
Bad battery charging board?

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Does the 5748 have a separate battery charger board or is it built into the mother board?
Thanks, Fred

A:5748 Battery Charger Board?

The charge circuit is part of the mainboard.

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Battery not charging in my Inspiron 5748 - Intel [email protected] / 8GB RAM / 1TB disk / two years old. I've replaced charger and battery but problem persists. I've seen posts about other laptops and wonder if this could be a problem with the connector/socket (between adapter and laptop), and if I could replace that? Also, the problem seems to have started when we upgraded from Win8.1 to Win10; could that be an issue?

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Hi!

I have lenovo ideapad g585gc 59-356202 e1-1200, dvdrw, 4gb, 500gb, radeon hd 7310m, 15.6" led, ....
Almost 2 years old.
Yesterday it didn't want to turn on, and then I took out the battery and try without it and then turned on and everything is ok.

So,
1. with battery (with or without ac power) won't turn on
2. without battery (of course, with ac power) turn on

The problem is evidently in the battery. I want to buy a new one, but how can I be sure that the battery is really dead?

A:Lenovo won't turn on with battery, without battery turn on!

There are no good practical ways the average owner can test the battery. You have to go on the evidence.

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There are no drivers under download section for inspiron 5748, typed my service code in and pressed show all drivers but there is only one application and no drivers for any OS. Tried diffirent browsers too. How to say that this is the WORST laptop I've ever owned, never ever had this many problems with any laptop in my life, my god I am angry.

A:Drivers for Inspiron 5748

At the moment, there's something definite wrong with the Dell Product Support page. I'd suggest you try again later. In the meantime, please list some of problems you're experiencing with the system, maybe we can help.

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Switching in the usual mode requires pressing of the button start. But periodically single pressing doesn't work. It is necessary to press several times the button start, only then windows 10 is started. But in this case scrolling of the touchpad doesn't work. How to deal with this problem?

A:Dell Inspiron 17 5748-8830

You can use "System Restore" to restore your laptop to an earlier point in time.
To open the "Run Command Box", press the Window key(+) R key together then type rstrui.exe and hit enter

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My hp mini 110-3538tu will only turn on with battery out and plugged into the ac adapter. Pls help

A:Will turn on without battery only

Hi @leish2326, Thank you for posting at HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help. I understand that the battery does not work. Please run the battery test as follow:HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 7) You will need to replace the battery if the test failed. Thanks for being a part of the HP community. Please let me know if this helps resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution". If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help. If you wish to say "thanks" for my effort to help, click the "thumbs up" to give me Kudos. Regards,  

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Hp 250 g4 detects battery when ac charger is plugged in but it still won't turn on with battery when unplugged.

A:My hp 250 g4 won't turn on with the battery

Does the battery charge when the notebook is not turned on?That is the critical bit. If the battery does not have enough charge, it certainly won't be able to supply enough power to boot the notebook.  How long have you had the notebook? If it has been a year or more, the battery might no longer be serviceable.

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After upgrading my Inspiron 5748 laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10, I have 3 entries in the Device Manager listed as "Unknown Device". I've tried deleting them, letting the system "discover" them, & installing the driver(s) but to no avail.
I've attached a synopsis of my system & the error messages. any help would be greatly appreciated.
1.   Number of Devices - 3
2.   Windows Version
Windows 10, v1703, Build 15063.296
3.   Device Manager
A.   Unknown Device Properties
                 i.     General
Device Type: Other devices
Manufacturer:     Unknown
Location:        on PCI Express Root Complex
The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
There are no compatible drivers for this device.
To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver.
               ii.     Details
Property   Device instance path
Value       ACPI/INT33C2/1
              iii.     Events
a)    Timestamp     Multiple due to several attempts to find/install driver
Description    Device install requested
I... Read more

A:Win10 - Device Unknown (Inspiron 5748)

* Go to the File Library for your system model* Change the operating system to Windows 10 if it is not already chosen* Open Chipset* Install each one, one at a time, restarting the laptop after each one* Check the Device Manager to see if there are anymore unknown devices

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Dear Sirs,
Can smb halp me to give the information, What tipe of mini PCI wifi card i can to install instiad of 1704 with AC. I want to chenge the very old card 1704 to new card with  wifi - AC but you can not install any card. Tell me please what card with AC can be installed in Inspiron 5748 laptop? ( Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 -? yes or no 

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Hi,
I have an Inspiron 17 5748 that I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 some time ago.  I have never used a headset with it, before or after the upgrade.  My issue is that the system does not seem to recognize the external microphone of the headset at all.
Some background... the integrated microphone and speakers work fine.  If I plug headphones into the audio jack (it is a single combination jack), they automatically cut out the speakers and also work fine.  If I plug in a headset, the headphone portion works fine but the microphone is ignored.  The integrated microphone continues to pick up sound.  I made sure that neither the headset hardware nor the speaker selection was muted.
In an effort to localize the problem, I tried the headset (a Logitech h151 with a 3.5 mm plug and four contacts) in my iPad, and the microphone works fine there.  I checked the laptop documentation, and it says you can plug in just a headset, just a microphone, or a combination, so I tried an older headset I had that contained two plugs, one for the headphones and one for the microphones.  The headphones work fine, but the microphone is ignored.  (Of course, it was necessary to try the plugs one at a time.)  I also tried a Logitech h540 USB headset, with the same results.  The Logitech tech support person told me that they do not recommend the H540 for use with Windows 10, but then relented when I pointed out it was listed as compatible o... Read more

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Yes 8 beeps indicate LCD failure.
BUT, if I remove and replace the battery it most often cures the problem. But, it also happens even if the lid is not closed at power down. So what is "causing" the problem?
My only thought is closing and opening the lid is "curing" the problem, not the R&R of the battery.
Anybody else have a clue?
Thanks, Fred

A:Inspirion 5748, 8 beeps, black screen

More specifically, eight beeps means the display isn't being detected.  If it's display position sensitive, I'd suspect a damaged LCD wiring harness - that's the first place to check.  
Service manual:
www.dell.com/.../manuals

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Hi
Since I updated my bios to A09 my laptop won't hibernate successfully - it appears to be powered down but won't power on: I have to hold the power button for 5 seconds, after which it will power back up.
This suggests to me that (ACPI?) power-off isn't succeeding correctly and the laptop is in some odd state.
I can't revert to the previous BIOS (because the installer refuses to allow it) so I can't be certain that it's a problem with the BIOS or if that's a coincidence - I've updated the BIOS 3 times since, each time hoping that the problem would resolve itself but it hasn't :(
I went into the BIOS and reset all settings to default, in case it was a problem with a corrupted NVRAM, but no joy.
I've tried updating all the drivers I can (as per the dell support site) but it makes no difference.
Any suggestions would be appreciated, I'm at a complete loss.

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After upgrading my Inspiron 5748 laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10, I have 3 entries in the Device Manager listed as "Unknown Device". I've tried deleting them, letting the system "discover" them, & installing the driver(s) but to no avail.
I've attached a synopsis of my system & the error messages. any help would be greatly appreciated.
1.   Number of Devices - 3
2.   Windows Version
Windows 10, v1703, Build 15063.296
3.   Device Manager
A.   Unknown Device Properties
                 i.     General
Device Type: Other devices
Manufacturer:     Unknown
Location:        on PCI Express Root Complex
The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
There are no compatible drivers for this device.
To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver.
               ii.     Details
Property   Device instance path
Value       ACPI/INT33C2/1
              iii.     Events
a)    Timestamp     Multiple due to several attempts to find/install driver
Description    Device install requested
I... Read more

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Hey guys, I'm asking this a little early but some feedback will be great once Windows 10 has been launched.
My specs are as follows;
-Inspiron 5748-8GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz (8GBx1)-1TB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive-Tray load DVD RW Drive (RW to DVD/CD)-NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 840M 2GB DDR3L-Dell 1704 @ 2.4GHz + Bluetooth 4.0-Windows 8.1 (64Bit) -4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4510U processor (4M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)-17.3 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD+ resolution (1600 x 900)
I would like to know if anyone with the same specs has any issues with their upgrade during and after upgrading to Windows 10, especially with regards to the GeForce graphics card and any high RAM software like Photoshop etc.???
Thanks!

A:Inspiron 5748 (Mid 2013) and Windows 10 upgrade from 8.1

Has anyone upgraded yet???

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HP chromebook 14 does not turn on sometimes when it is on battery, even though it has more than 50% of charge. At that time if I connect to the power source, then it turns on. After that i can disconnect from the power source and use it normally. Does any one else experienced this issue? I am using the new HP Chromebook 14 with Intel Haswell processor and 4GB of RAM. Any help is greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

A:HP Chromebook 14 will not turn ON while on battery

Hi, Check if the steps mentioned in this link helps: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge Hers's another link with more troubleshooting: Solve a problem: HP Chromebook 14

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Low battery alert than it turn off when the battery is not even at 1 or when is like at 24 how can I fix this issues ?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E2-7110 APU with AMD Radeon R2 Graphics, AMD64 Family 22 Model 48 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3545 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) R2 Graphics, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 424 GB (359 GB Free); K: 21 GB (13 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 81F5
Antivirus: None
 

A:Low battery alert than it turn off

HP Customer Support > HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows)
 

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I've got an older Dell Latitude that I've turned into something of a netbook. It has to only have a 4 cell battery because it only last's an hour and a half give or take 15 minutes (depending on brightness).

How much battery life can I save by disabling Wi-fi? I don't have just a switch on the side of the laptop that I can turn off/on. By disabling it, I would go into Network Connections and right click on my wireless connection and disable it there? Would that save any battery life?
 

A:Battery life if you turn off Wi-Fi

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As I said this computer will work only if there is a charger in it, also the battery said 77 persent (atm it is 100% and not charging )not charging I let the laptop go yesterday and will unplug the laptop after I post this question but for futre reference I will need help if that doesn't work but this happend yesterday and i don't know why Please help.I have tried unpluging the laptop then removing the battery leaving it for a while then put it back in and "draning the power" by pushing the power button with the battery out idk what to do  

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Hi My hp laptop wont turn on without having the battery plugged in and then when it is, the battery doesn't charge. Is it a problem with the hardware charging port? Motherboard? Please help, thank you.
-Strapped in Chicago
 

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Hi,

I bought a new battery for my Sony Vaio (VGP-BPL9) about 2 months ago. It worked for a while, but all of a sudden my laptop would not turn on with my battery in there.

The battery is fine, it's new. How can I fix this?
 

A:Laptop will not turn on with battery

It could be that the Charger can no longer handle chrging the battery and running the laptop at the same time. But how have you confirmed that the battery is good? Just because it is only 2 months old? Or has it been tested in another compatible laptop to confirm this. Also did you buy this battery from Sony or some where else?
 

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Hello. I have problem:mont ago x200 works well. I leave it on table for a mont and do not use it al all.But now, x200 turns on only with inserted AC adapter charger.It does not turn on with only inserted battery (without AC adapter charger), just nothing happend when I press power button.But battery charges and program "Thinkpad Power Manager" detects battery and it's charge.Battery is ok (tested on another X200 and works well).











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A:X200 turn on with battery

Solved!I disassembly laptop and catch sight on burned-out element U4  "FDS6298-GP" on motherboard.I replaced it to another new and all works okBurned-out U4 element on scheme

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Before buying the card, I want to know if 5748 is compatible with AC7260?
Thanks!

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This has occurred since day 1, and I first assumed it was win 7 that was the issue but it occurs in win 10 also.  Unfortunately the warranty was up over a year ago.
After power up or cycling the WIFI connection via windows, I have a connect speed of 72 mbits.  This will last for some time like a day or two and then it starts dropping (I think, I have seen medium speeds) and ends up at around 5.5 mbits.  This issue has occurred with three different wireless routers.
Now, my old Vostro 1500 is still chunking away at 72 mbits per second with no issues (XP and Linux) and my daughter's equipment stays connected at 72 when she is over. 
I have been through the dropping threads, but what changes I have made do not affect my issue.
I3-4030U and Broadcom 1704.

Any suggestions or do I just have a bad system that should have been fixed three years ago?

Ray

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Hello

I have a Dell Inspiron 5748 Notebook and I'm having trouble updating to the anniversary update. I have tried everything, its not being offered in windows update, I've tried using the tool Microsoft offers but it always gets stuck at the reboot part. I've heard about other people upgrading successfully to it with the same computer as me. I really need help but I don't know what to do.

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Hello This morning i tried to switch on my hp probook 4530s and it did not startup, so i pluggged in the ac adapter and still it does not switch on the led blinks for a few times for 8 seconds and stop, when i switch it on again it does the same thing repeatedly. I removed the battery several times and connects ac but nothing happened. And now all of the sudden it goes on with ac power and no battery plugged in it. Can you please help me jn this matter. Clint1 

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pavilion dv5 will not turn on nor charge battery 

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i had habbit to keep my laptop on, so it's often off because the battery got emptiedthe problem is it often won't turn on after i recharging my battery, i got the solution said i need to remove the battery and press the power button for a while and it''s indeed working sometimes, but the problem i had right now is it won't oneven after i tried it many times,  is there any solution for this?

A:laptop won't turn on after battery got emptied

riou,
 
Your system should power on if you have the charging adapter connected, if it is not you could have a bad adapter or the motherboard could have a problem.

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Hi! I just upgraded the U310 to Win10. The Battery Conservation mode was ON before the upgrade. After the upgrade it is still on. I installed the Lenovo Settings tool and tried to switched it off. After reboot all the options for Conservation have disappeared and it still won't charge above 59%. Please help, I'm stuck. WBR,Alex?  

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T520 i7The Problem: Machine will not turn on when button is pushed.Steps Taken: New motherboard installed. Machine started up just fine. Turned it off and it would not power up when button was pushed. I unplugged the CMOS battery(the little watch battery) and plugged it back in and the power button works once again. Turn it off again and again it will not power up. If I leave the CMOS battery unplugged, then I can restart the machine, but only after I unplug the power cord and plug it back in; kind of like a reset between each poweroff/power on cycle. If laptop battery is inserted, it will not power on no matter what I do. It will only power on with the power cord. Laptop Battery checks out fine. I tried a new CMOS battery as well.Solution???

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90% of the time my laptop will not turn on when the battery is installed. When it does, it runs fine. It does, however, turn on every time if I only have the power plug connected without the battery installed.Is it shutting down incorrectly?

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Hi, my laptop (HP ProBook 450 G0) won't turn on without the AC adapter although the battery is charged (97%). When the adapter isn't plugged in, the adapter/battery LED (on the left side of the laptop) is flashing really fast (like 20times per sec). When I press the power button, nothing happens. When the adapter is plugged in, I can turn the laptop on. The adapter/battery LED is off, Windows say "plugged in, not charging". I ran battery test and system hardware test and everything's OK. I tried hard reset (pressing power button 30 sec) and it didn't help. Any advice? Thanks in advance 

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Hello every one!I have an HP probook 4530 with upgraded windows 10 -64 bit on it. it was working pretty well since yesterday that i shut it down. (i'm used to hibernating my laptop, but i shut it down once every week) after that i could not make it start. it won't turn on, and the battery power LED on the side of it keeps blinking white for the whole morning!I tried battery, AC power, and both plugged in, but the power button exactly does nothing.i've found a table here with buttons flashing and sequences but neither matched my situation.I have to add that it has recently been warming up a little and had a few lags, which i guessed it's because of the new windows.please help me... i really don't want to hard reset my laptop because i have much data on it.thank you so much...

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Hello I have a hp split x2 model number 13-m010dx and it will not turn on or charge up the battery. I tried to charge it with another cord to see if it was the cord but it would not charge or turn on. I have read with this model they have had battery issue. What can I do?

A:Notebook won't turn on Battery issue

You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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The kids let their laptop run all the way down, and now we can't get it to boot back up. It's been plugged in and the battery light is on, going from orange to white, but otherwise there's no sign of life at all. No noise, no screen flicker, etc. I've read through posts describing similar problems and seen suggestions to remove the battery, but this unit doesn't have a removable battery. I've also seen various suggestions to hold down the power button while unplugged or try the Novo button, and have tried both with no luck. Is there any other way to bring this brick back to life?

A:100S won't turn on (but battery light is on)

Hi smcindoe,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
I would encourage you calling in technical support for inwarranty repair.
The hardware manual here do offer power checkout guide (page 21-22) to help isolate the ac charger but since it can charge the battery from purple to white, then internal parts should be checked further.
 
I hope this helps you on how to proceed.
Update us how it goes best for you.
 
Regards
 

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My notebook won't turn on. The battery is charged. The led won't come on with AC power either.

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i had habbit to keep my laptop on, so it's often off because the battery got emptiedthe problem is it often won't turn on after i recharging my battery, i got the solution said i need to remove the battery and press the power button for a while and it''s indeed working sometimes, but the problem i had right now is it won't oneven after i tried it many times,  is there any solution for this?

A:laptop won't turn on after battery got emptied

riou,
 
Your system should power on if you have the charging adapter connected, if it is not you could have a bad adapter or the motherboard could have a problem.

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Running Windows 10
When I press the power on button it takes off like a banshee. Hold down the power button to stop it and then I have to unplug the charger, remove and replace the battery to stop it. After that it is fine for a few days.
As a side note it hangs up every so often.
Thanks, Fred

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My Lenovo T430 won't turn on. I am on an engineering trip in Liberia right now and am trying to get it working. It worked last night. I plugged it in when we had electricity last night and this morning, it is not turning on.  I unplugged the battery and AC adapter and drained the excess charge. It still did not turn on. However, when I put the battery back in and then plug in the AC adapter, the battery led blinks green 3 times, blinks a 4th long time, blinks once more and shuts off. The first three blinks could correspond to the normal AC battery status indicator. Thank you in advance for your help.

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I have a Gateway MD7811u laptop that is not turning on. When I push the power button the power button light comes on for a moment along with the bluetooth and wireless lights and then turn off. No other action happens (fan, hard drive or screen). When the battery is in and the power cord is plugged in the battery light flashes orange 9 time before turning solid (diagnostic flash?) I have tried without the battery in and it still did not turn on. I also removed the battery and the cord and held the power button for 20 seconds and tried again with no luck. I opened it up and re-seated the ran and checked if anything was loose, but that did not help. I unplugged the cmos battery, tried to start it and the plugged the battery back in again with same results. Any suggestions?

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Any time I restart my laptop and I go to performance settings power saving mode is turned on. If i set to high performance, then it doesn't recognizing it and turns power saving back again after restart. If i change advanced settings under power saving mode and set everything to high performance, then it saves the settings, but there are no changes in use. Youtube lags when scrolling or when watching videos. What is the problem? Anyone had similar problems?
My laptop has i7 intel 2,2 ghz, 8gb ddr4 ram and 256gb ssd. Windows was installed a month a go.

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Hi, having a problem running my Laptop on battery power. When the machine is connected to the mains, the battery is charging and says 100% charged. When I disconnect the mains, the laptop immediately turns off and doesn?t swap to battery mode. When trying to turn the laptop on with just battery power, the laptop does not turn on. However, I can hear a high pitch noise every time the power button is pressed in this situation. I have attempted this with three different batteries. At the moment I have my machine dissembled trying to work out if there a short from one of the circuits that connect to the battery. If anyone has had this problem or knows anyone or anywhere to fix it, please advise me. Also if anyone knows where or if there are any circuit layout diagrams of the motherboard that will also be a great help as I can see if any of the components are shorted or burnt out. ThanksMcMillan1810

A:Acer Aspire v3-571g, Won't turn on with battery on...

Hello, A stupid question:Have you performed a power reset?

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hello everybody
for few days I've facing this problem with my laptop
when I plug it in to charging I can turn it off easily
but in battery mode when I turn it off it still working in this step " Shutting down "
and doesn't shutdown until I make long press to power button

I'm so afraid that cause big problem in hardware

please help me ....

A:my laptop deosn't turn off in battery mode !!! :(``

Have you checked 'power options'?

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Help please!I have borrowed this laptop from my college's library and it is set uups that it deletes everything every time it turns down.When it runs out of battery, the screen turns black but the power, sound and wifi buttons are still lit. It seems like it does that in order to give you time before it totally turns down. The thing is that when I plug the charger I have to totally shot it down, keeping the power button pushed during 4 seconds and then turn it on again, so if you had something in progress but not saved, it's lostSo, this time I had a lot of progress unsaved and the computer run out of battery; but I was able to plug it immediately after the screen turned black. The buttons are still lit but I can't turn it on again without shutting it down completely and losing all my stuff.Any ideas, advice, suggestion...?Thank you!

A:Battery off, can't turn it on wothout losing files

You should be saving your work to either a USB flash drive for security or to a  cloud-based storage service.  Save your work to the flash drive before you turn off the notebookI  Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive are perfect for Cloud based storage. USB flash drives are quite inexpensive. Pressing the power button for four seconds is a hard reset. That will definitely not allow the operating system or yourself time to save your work. I suggest that you return the notebook to your college's library so their IT staff can repair the OS and hardware.

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The kids let their laptop run all the way down, and now we can't get it to boot back up. It's been plugged in and the battery light is on, going from orange to white, but otherwise there's no sign of life at all. No noise, no screen flicker, etc.
 
I've read through posts describing similar problems and seen suggestions to remove the battery, but this unit doesn't have a removable battery. I've also seen various suggestions to hold down the power button while unplugged or try the Novo button, and have tried both with no luck.
 
Is there any other way to bring this brick back to life?

A:IdeaPad 100S: won't turn on (but battery light is on)

Hi smcindoe,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
I would encourage you calling in technical support for inwarranty repair.
The hardware manual here do offer power checkout guide (page 21-22) to help isolate the ac charger but since it can charge the battery from purple to white, then internal parts should be checked further.
 
I hope this helps you on how to proceed.
Update us how it goes best for you.
 
Regards
 

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Clean install Windows 10, all working except battery shows 99% permanently, whether plugged in or not.  Battery holds enough charge for about 4 hours work, but never know when it will switch itself off!  UEFI diags (latest version) don't have battery checker, but HP online check show it's fine and less than 2 years old. Previously, power options had v useful feature: turn on laptop when lid opened - that no longer available as I guess was feature of "HP Power Manager" software.

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