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My laptop wont turn on when it is on charge, even with a full battery

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My parents have just bought a new Toshiba Satellite C855 -1J1, and it wont work unless it is plugged in. If it is on and you pull the power adapter out or in any way disconnect the power it will turn off. If it is turned off it will not turn on without the power adapter being plugged in.

I have checked to make sure the battery is inserted correctly and it is. The status of the battery is also showing that it is at 100%, but it will not work at all in anyway with just its battery and you can only get it to work with an external adapter to power it.

Before I take it back the shop does anyone have any idea what it may be.

Regards

A:New laptop wont turn on unless plugged in

I would take it back. Sounds like a bad connection somewhere.

What you can do is check all the pins of the battery and battery plug-ins whether they look OK - but that's about all the diagnostics that come to mind.

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Hey guys , I'm in desperate need of help regarding my windows 7 acer aspire .
Thanks in advance .
My Laptop's battery is unplugged incorrectly and it started a nightmare.
My laptop recently begin to turn off itself right after i press the on button and the blue light starts blinking, and it stays turned off . I tried to unplugged the power plug and the battery and left it for few days then i tried it again and it's still wont turn on . And i even tried using the power plug only , it's still the same.
Well i tried to look in the internet for solutions and i tried the "power reset options" and it's still the same.
Please tell me what's wrong with , my laptop. thanks
 

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Hello,

This problem is from a friend of mine but he doesn't has a computer now. Yesterday he was charging his powerbank through his Laptop (Asus bought 3 months ago) USB port. After a while the computer was shutdown and won't turn on, even when it's plugged through its power adapter.

Is there any solution to this?
Thanks!
 

A:Laptop wont turn on after charging power bank

Hi and welcome to TSG.

As annoying as it can be to have to do it, your best option if it appears totally dead is to RMA the laptop if it is only 3 months old. Fiddling about with it too much trying to diagnose the problem could end up invalidating any warranty your friend has.

The only simple checks I would do are to try and power it up with and without the power cord connected.
Then remove the battery (assuming it is a removable one) and try it again with the power adapter attached.

It could be a problem with the laptop or that the power brick has just failed, it happens occasionally.
 

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Hi guys,

I just replaced a bad T61 power jack ( I'm sure it must've been bad since two of the wire connections came loose from the jack itself). The new power jack had all the connections to the jack just fine, so I plugged it in, connected it to mobo, put everything together and still no power.

Could it be that when the connections came loose originally the motherboard got damaged in the process? I felt almost sure it was the dc power jack as soon I saw those loose connections, but i guess not?

EDIT: To give you guys a better idea. I bought one of these: T61 DC Power Jack

I also tried plugging in the charger (which I've tested with a multimeter, and it is also a new chrarger) into the NEW port, then trying to get power from the contacts on the mobo connector (white piece in the picture). I tried pushing down with the negative connector to one of the black wire contacts, and pushing the positive tip to one of the red wire contacts and did not see any power there, so I'm wondering if I tested it wrong?
 

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i am using hp ay079TX model laptop and i purchased this in september2016 in india.i used to turn off my laptop with normal shut down process and sometimes it is not turning on when i presses power button.normally a gentle touch will be enough to turn on.through internet i learned that many minor issues in eletronic gadgets can be resolved by giving power supply for short time.i tried this by connecting my power cable to laptop for 30 sec then i pressed power button,it turned on nicely.this happened 5 times till now from date of purchase.i want to know why it is happenning and how to resolve this issue,currently i live in germany 

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Hello,
After upgrading my OS from Windows 7 to Windows 10, When I manually click on "Start-------> Shutdown " my power button light wont turn off, screen goes black but the bottom is still giving light, it only turn off men I press it 7 sec ore remove the battery. Can some one help me and solve my problem. 

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i have a 3 year old pavilion dv7 and it wont turn on at all, battery is fully charged and even when just the power cord is plugged in it shows its getting power, but still wont turn on.  

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My ideapad z510 shows 0% avialable plugged in charging.. and goes off immediately I unplugged it.. I have tried another battery still won?t work .. what do I do please ?

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I am on windows 7 64bit, I have listed in my speaker system 4 different devices

this is the order they are listed and their status also

Sharp HDMI - Disabled (unplugged) - I have to manually enable it when I want to plug my laptop to my tv

Speakers - Ready - Default Device

Headphones - Disabled, unplugged

Headset Earphones - Default Device when plugged in (otherwise not visable on list)

Here is the issue

If I were to plug in the Earphones Headset Earphones without the Sharp HDMI being disabled (but still unplugged) my laptop for some reason selects both Headset Earphones and Speakers, some sound comes out the speakers, others the Headset Earphone

If I disble the Sharp HDMI then when I plug the Headset Earphones in it swaps as it should to the Headset Earphones making them the default device and only the Headset Earphones work so when I pull the Headset Earphones plug it automatically switches back to the Speakers, this is how I want it to work but without having to disable the HDMI in order to do it.

would anyone hazard a guess to what is going on here?.. thanks

A:Speakers wont turn off when headphones are plugged in

In most cases (all that I've seen), the HDMI is inactive unless an HDMI cable is plugged into the PC.

The normal (and usual) speaker/headset mode is the speakers are muted when a headset is plugged in. Some RealTek control panel's will allow reconfiguring this so that either the speakers are muted (normal) when headset is plugged in or speakers are still active when a headset is plugged in.

If you haven't done it, install the latest AMD (ATI) drivers for the HD3450 and see if that makes any difference. Also check your RealTek HD Audio Manager (assuming you have one) to see if there are any speaker options that could affect what is happening. There are different RealTek versions, depending on the PC or motherboard vendor (in your case you should be using ASUS supplied RealTek drivers).

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I have a Lexmark all in one printer, scanner, copier X 1150 and I have it connected to my computer via USB cable and when I try to turn on my computer my computer won't like boot up or anything it just turns on and stays at some black screen so I was wondering if I could get some help
 

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So I have T450 (20BU-S08U00), and I face this very annoying issue sometimes: I turn off the charged laptop, grab it with me, and when I try to power it on later (on battery), it ignores me completely. I press power button, remove the battery (my model does not have the internal battery, so I can remove it easily), etc; whatever I do, it behaves like a brick. When I get home, I just plug the power cable, the power button led blinks a few times, and after that I can even remove the power cable immediately, and it will turn on normally when I press the power button. So, somehow the laptop gets stuck, and the only way to kick it is to plug the power cable (which might be immediately removed back). Could anyone please share some ideas how to fix that? Thanks

A:Charged T450 sometimes does not turn on unless power cable is plugged

Do you have the latest BIOS?  If not, try that first.
 
Are you still under warranty?  If BIOS update doesn't fix it, the power circuitry may be sick.

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Hey everyone, I apologize if this is a repeat question but I couldn't find anything similar with the search function.

So here's the problem, I recently built my own computer, and everything seemed to go well until I tried to turn my computer on. The two of the fans have LED's and for just a second they lit up and all the fans gave a quick spin, but then the whole thing just went off. I tried turning it off and on and nothing happened at all. I unplugged the PSU completely to work on the inside, checked that everything was pushed in fully, made sure the panel was plugged in correctly, then tried again and the same thing happened with the quick spin and then off.

At this point I've tried several different things, but nothing changed. But when I took the power cables out of the GPU (which is still connected to the PCI slot) the computer finally started. Of course I'm very happy its on now, that narrows down the problem some, but the whole reason I got a GPU was for gaming so obviously I want that working.

So I installed windows 8.1, upgraded to 10 and updated my mobo to see if that would fix the problem, but unfortunately no. I also tried using some modular cables to the gpu to see if maybe the other ones were bad, no good. I haven't been able to test the second PCI slot because the way the case is designed blocks the huge gpu from fitting in that spot. I could try pulling out mobo to test it but I just really didn't want to gut the whole thing after building it,... Read more

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My original SSD died. I installed an Intel 660p but it will not power on unless I plug in the AC adapter.  If I remove the 660p, it will turn on without the AC adapter so I know it's not the battery. I can't believe Lenovo blocked third party SSD?! Is there a way I could get around this issue?

A:Yoga Y710 with Intel 660p SSD wont turn on without AC adapter plugged in

I tried resetting the bios to default and also turning off secure boot. No go. Also with the 660p installed, when I hit the power button, I just see an orange light blinking 2-3 times from the charge port.

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So i came over to my friends house today, brought my laptop, and connected to her network. I was on for maybe 10 minutes if that, and my computer just turned off. I thought that maybe the battery died, so i plugged it into the wall and turned it on and realized it didnt have a low battery because it didnt resume windows and it said that my battery had 80% charge. It also said that it was plugged in, but not not charging.

Whenever i unplugged the power adapter out of the back of the computer, my computer would just turn itself off, and it wont let me turn on my computer at all without it being plugged into the wall.

It just started doing this and i have no idea whats wrong with it. I have a Lenovo 300 N100 Laptop. Dont know what all specs i would need to give for this type of problem. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Laptop won't turn on without being plugged in

Try draining the laptop power by taking the battery out and not having it connected to the power jack then flip it over and hold the power button for about 20-30 sec then put back the battery and try to turn it on also try to find a program to test the battery life of the battery it may be dead or acting up.
 

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Hello, I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 machine type 1299. I am currently having issues turning on my laptop. Atm, i have it plugged into the adapter and the battery light on the bottom of the laptop is a solid white light. What does this mean? And why won't my laptop turn on?Attached is a picture of the light if that helps at all. 

























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Last night my computer blue screened about 3 times then it just stopped turning on altogether. Wheni plug the power supply into the motherboard the neon fan turns on for a milisecond but that seems to be the only way that i can tell that there's power going to the motherboard.

I've tried 4 different power supplies, different processor, different BIOS batteries, different RAM, etc, but no matter how many times i try to turn it on it just wont turn on.

I do recall doing something innthe BIOS last night which seemed to start this dilemer. I went into power management and did something to the power switch option, then set everything back to default settings.

This is when things started to happen then my pc just wouldn't turn on at all.

It's a socket939 MSI CoreCell.

Could something i did in the BIOS really be causing this problem and is there a way to fix it?

Like i said there does seem to be power going to the motherboard but it simply wont turn on (i even tried different power switches just in [email protected]

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I just don't want to buy another 939 motherboard as most shops don't cell them any more and it means i'd have to buy a new processor too.
 

A:Computer wont turn on with power switch but there is power going through it?

If it is a BIOS setting, removing the CMOS battery for a few minutes should clear it. Since you've already changed the battery more than once, it would seem that is not the problem. Considering what you already tried, it might be the motherboard itself or possibly the graphics card but my money is on the motherboard. Just to be sure do you have another graphics card to test with?
 

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How can I fix my hp? My laptop won't turn on unless it's plugged into the charger.  When I first got it was working fine but I can't remeber when it started needing me to plug in the charger for it to work. Even if it's full battery it still won't turn on unless I plug it in. Do you think I need to buy a new charger or re set it? 

A:My laptop won't turn on unless my charger is plugged in?

Try doing a hard reset:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768

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Hello, 
I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z575 machine type 1299. 
I am currently having issues turning on my laptop. Atm, i have it plugged into the adapter and the battery light on the bottom of the laptop is a solid white light. What does this mean? And why won't my laptop turn on?
Attached is a picture of the light if that helps at all. 
 
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A:Z575 - Laptop won't turn on even if plugged in

Hi CodyCheatham , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
A white battery led status description (page 30) :
The remaining power of the battery is more than 80% of its capacity, or the computer is operating on battery power with the remaining power between 20% and 80% of its capacity.
 
We know that the battery is receiving power , but to further isolate follow the power check out (page 21-22)as initial steps. If removing the battery and connecting to a known working ac adapter and would still not power on  , then checking on possibilities on systemboard issue specially if even using the Novo button to turn on is the same . 
 
Consider having it checked for advance board level isolation and confirmation if needed thru technical support or service center in your location. 
 
Hope this help answer your query. 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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My Toshiba Satellite Pro A200 wont boot when the power cable is plugged in, unless it's in safe mode. If it's running on battery, it will boot fine normally, but as soon as I plug the power cable in, it freezes. While on battery power, I've uninstalled EVERYTHING. If I boot windows on battery power, then plug it in, it's fine if I dont do anything, but as soon as I do something like open IE, try to shut it down, etc, it freezes.

So to summarise, everything has been uninstalled, safe mode and battery works fine, but plugged in freezes the laptop.

Anyone got any ideas?
 

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So I apologize ahead of time if I'm breaking any noobish rules, I'm only slightly frantic here... Any help at all would be greatly appreciated!!

I own an Alienware m17x r4 that's about 3 years old. I was playing a game on it and it just suddenly turned itself off (had my headphones on and heard kind of a popping sound, dunno if relevant). I checked the cable because it comes out sometimes, but it was still plugged in, but the light on the cable where it plugs into the laptop itself was turned off.

I thought the cable connected to the power brick had come unplugged but that was okay too. I plugged the cable into a different outlet and the light came back on (it wasn't plugged into the laptop at this time) so I plugged it back into the laptop but the light immediately went out and nothing. I tried unplugging the outlet cable from the brick and plugging back in, but no dice. (did this a few times with light coming on but turning off when plugged into laptop.)

There's a button on the bottom of the laptop right by the battery that when pressed, five lights turn on. Just noticed this so I don't really know what it means; I'm assuming it tells me how charged the battery is. If so it's telling me the battery is fully charged then. Anyway, tried turning on without charger, nothing. Tried turning on without battery in and with charger plugged in, nothing.

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A:Laptop won't turn on; charger turns off when plugged in

Greatings pinkgalaxies and welcome to the forum I will try to answer all the questions I can.






There's a button on the bottom of the laptop right by the battery that when pressed, five lights turn on. Just noticed this so I don't really know what it means; I'm assuming it tells me how charged the battery is. If so it's telling me the battery is fully charged then. Anyway, tried turning on without charger, nothing. Tried turning on without battery in and with charger plugged in, nothing.



Correct if pressed and released tells you what the charge is. If held down the amount of light that light up tell life of battery or something to that effect.






I read somewhere about a bad charger overloading something or other. Could this be possible? Also, my main concern is the things on my laptop. I can do without it for a few days or whatever as long as I know my stuff is still safely contained within. I guess I'm just looking for a little assurance here, Ha.



I have a power for one of mine that when it get to hot it cut off one it cools then back on. I do not think that is the concern here. The data is safe is stored on a hard drive (disclaimer unless the drive is going bad).

What I think is going on one of two maybe three things

1. Replace the power brick with a new one form Dell.
2. The board that is in the system that the power plugs into is bad.
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Hello, My notebook DV6 7320el was overheating so I opened the computer and cleaned it (I didn't changed the thermal paste).I put it back together and as soon as I plugged the power in it turned on.  The power, wireless and charging leds are turned on but the computer doesn't boot at all and the screen remains black.  I opened it again to check if I didn't plug a cable correctly but it all seems fine.What should I do now? Which components I might have connected incorrectly?

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Hi to all Eight forum.
I m here with a strange problem, it happens from yesterday, the problem is when I playing games on my Dell inspiron N4050 and then the main power where the charger pluged in is turn off (it is the most problem in my country that there is heavy short fall of power), the laptop is remain ON just for 2 or 3 seconds and then its suddenly OFF. its not happening before, why is that,? why is the laptop didn't get power from the battery.?
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when not playing games. and the main power (electricity) is gone, then this problem is not occurred.
plz understand my problem and reply me.
sorry for my bad English.

A:Laptop suddenly turn off when main power turn off.

Could it be overheating protection?

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Hi,

Got a weird one, i have a HP Compaq 6715s and it will not boot past the HP desktop screen with the power supply plugged in, but when i am running it off a battery it boots straight into the desktop. Tried this several times and it does the same thing, adapter plugged in wont boot past desktop screen, no adapter boots fine. I should also mention that once the laptop has booted if i plug in the power supply it starts to charge fine>>>???
Wtf?
 

A:HP Compaq wont boot past Blue HP Desktop Screen with power supply plugged in..

any help?
 

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I ordered it 5 days ago and it just came in today! Upon opening it I figured out it will not cut on without being plugged in to the charger and it won't stay on if unplugged.

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My Toshiba Satellite will power off if I pull the plug out and won't turn on unless plugged into a power outlet. Anyone know how to fix this? Computer is only about a year and half old and doesn't have much on it.
Windows 10 is the operating system
 

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Hey all, ive had my custom computer for probably nearing 6 months now and its been working wonderfully but recently i have been having a problem where every time i tried to turn my computer on the fans would rev up lights would blink on but they would immediately shut off and nothing else happens. It made me do this a few times and finally my computer would boot up and run fine. Last night while i was on, it randomly shut off and would not turn on no matter how many attempts.

Ive done some basic troubleshooting such as remove graphics card and try to boot, remove excess ram, remove all ram. nothing worked. finally i had the idea to change the power cord. much to my surprise this actually worked and i had 3 successful boots in a row. after having it up and running i turned it off to apply some updates that needed to be done and now im back to the same point of now boot up the light flick fans try to run but stop and nothing happens.

i know the motherboard is receiving power cause lights on the mobo are on as well has the graphics card. Additionally i also pulled my PSU out and cheated it to make sure it was running and it ran just fine.

Ive run out of ideas and dont know what to do now so any help would be appreciated. Im no expert i just can imagine that anything hardware wise has gone bad since it booted and ran fine even after the problem started but im worried with to many attempts it could cause problems to internal components.

Thanks for your help!
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Hi there,i just unpacked my laptop from a flight and now it suddenly doesn?t turn on anymore.when I press the power button nothing happens, no indicator leds, nothing. When I release the button I hear that thud noise you hear when you manually kill a laptop by keeping the button down. Now the weirdest thing: when I plug in the adaptor the fans start spinning like crazy, immediately when I plug it in, I don?t even need to push the power button.the same thing happens when the laptop is unplugged and I keep the power/reset button down for a longer time, the fans start spinning out of control but no leds, no nothing, and they immediately stop when I let go.If anyone has any clue how this could be or what to do please tell me. I will contact the seller on Monday (I have had this laptop for 2.5 years, thank god the insurance runs for three years) but as I?ve just moved to another country I?m not sure if that?s going to work out.Any help or suggestions appreciated.

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Hi,I have a Y700 laptop.I have a  problem.My laptop is off and fully charged and it's still plugged on but the charging indicator light won't turn off.Is there any risk of overcharging?

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I'm currently having the same problem with my laptop and no one seems to know whats wrong, but for some strange reason it starts up everytime without fail when the power cord isnt plugged in upon startup.
 

A:Laptop will not boot with Power plugged in

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When shutting down, the power light stays lit for a long long time. The next time we start, it needs to be plugged in to start. Will not start from battery power. Last night, shut down, was fully charged. This morning, had to plug in to start; battery power was at 10%. Help! Thanks,Rozmataz

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A user brought me her laptop (an Acer Aspire 4520) for start up speed issues. While dealing with that I noticed that after shut down, I couldn't power the machine back up by pressing the power button. I have to unplug the power chord and then I can power the machine up. Also, if the machine is in sleep mode the power button doesn't wake it whether it's plugged in or not. You have to unplug it AND pull the battery to bring it back to a state where it will power up.

I've tried every configuration provided to me be Vista to configure the power button behavior in the CP but no luck...

Windows Vista Home Premium 32Bit
AMD Athlon 64x2 TK-53 1.7GHz
1GB RAM
GeForce Nvidia 7000m
 

A:Laptop will power up on battery, but not while plugged in

The motherboards charging circuit could be damaged...
 

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Hi,my laptop has just turned it self off and will not re start, the power light is not lit, I have tried a forced start but no difference, the ac lead looks ok, when I plug it in I get a faint clicking noise? about every 7 seconds from the base of the unit, I have been through anything I could find on the website but no help, any ideas appreciated. Mark

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Ok i recently posted abt that my laptop is shutting down automatically and heating up etc..!!Now this problem has raised to next level now my laptop is totally shutdown and it's not turning on. When i try to turn on the power button blinks in orange for 2 secs and won't turn on...? This is my new laptop and it's not been even one month after i bought it I'm worried a lot

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We had a power outage in my building, and my pc was on at the time, so it shut off when the power was cut, then the power came back on about an hour later and my pc also turned on by itself, however about 2-3 seconds after turning on it just keeps restarting, my led fans turn on, and then they turn off for half a second and turn back on again, its like the power is cut for half a sec then restored, is my PSU gone? any help is appreciated.

PSU: VANTEC VAN-400B 500Watt
 

A:Had a power outage, pc wont turn on now

Sounds like the surge from the outtage cooked your PSU. It's a fairly easy and inexpensive fix though.Find a similar one on NewEgg and replace it. Everyone here can talk you through it. Relax, it's all good.
 

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We had a power outage in my building, and my pc was on at the time, so it shut off when the power was cut, then the power came back on about an hour later and my pc also turned on by itself, however about 2-3 seconds after turning on it just keeps restarting, my led fans turn on, and then they turn off for half a second and turn back on again, its like the power is cut for half a sec then restored, is my PSU gone? any help is appreciated.

PSU: VANTEC VAN-400B 500Watt
 

A:Had a power outage, pc wont turn on now

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My Laptop turned off out of no were when i wasent looking at it, when i tried to turn it on i heard a boom sound but it was quiet. Then i started to smell some thing weird. And when i go online and check if my laptop has warranty, it doesent detect anything.  But i recently got a email saying that i have 15 days of warranty. But i think the website doesent want to work with the serial number.  I have another question, does opening the back cover void waranty ?? I had opened it to just take a look at it and check if i saw anything burned.  So when i click on the power button, the fans wont turn on just the lights. I need help as soon as possible because i need a fast answer my warranty is almost void !

A:Lenovo y50 70 Wont Turn On Only POwer

Hi AmericanFighter , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
The burnt smell and the boom noise heard before the issue is an important event that should be notified with the technical support team. 
 
As some SN may not show readily on the warranty look up page at the moment due to some changes in the server  you may call in Lenovo tech for an immediate identification and recommendation for repair on the issue or you can send me a private message to check the warranty for you (don't post the SN as it should be kept confidential).
 
As per opening the cover to investigate , this would not void the warranty as long as no damage during the process as commonly done on customer upgrades similar to this discussion. Issue may either be the power port , systemboard and heatsink and fan needed to be serviced, 
 
English 24 hours a day 7 days/week1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support
 
Update us as soon as convenient. 
 
Regards

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Hi.
When gaming. on a Gigabyte P55k 670m Nvidia. I keep getting lags. The screen brightness fluctuates. I then checked the battery icon and opened the windows mobility center widget. When gaming in a window. I can literally see it swapping from plugged in to battery at any % between 0 -100% That when the lags happen.
I disabled the windows battery device in devices menu. It worked for the screen brightness but not the lag. Even on low graphics it does the same. I think this laptop is either faulty or it is a software issue, I dont know.
Please help.
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Laptop keeps switching between plugged in and battery power

Try removing the battery and running it strictly on the ac adapter. If it still dies out, then you know the charger's bad.
 

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just happened this morning.  accidently removed the plug from the laptop.  and the laptop shutdown.  weird because this happened before and no problems.   however, it laptop would not turn on.  only after i plug in the laptop's AC cord would the laptop power on.  i checked the battery is the the meter shows 100% charged.  in windows, it is 100% charged.  but as soon as i unplug the laptop the computer shuts down. i have windows 7 and my computer is the HP dv6t Quad Ed.  any help would be much appreicated.  











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A:Laptop shuts down when AC Power Cord is not plugged in but B...

Plug in the power adapter. Log into Windows and open the HP Support Assistant and run the battery test. Post your results here. If you have the newer UEFI (v 5.1 or greater) environment installed --> press the power button --> tap the Esc key to invoke the startup menu --choose F2  the System Diagnostics  --> HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI --> choose component tests --> Battery Test.   Post your results here in your thread. Best regards,erico

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For the second time in three days my Asus Laptop, while plugged into mains power, has suddenly shut down. It's as though someone has held the power button (or if it were a desktop, turned it off at the mains).

I have absolutely no idea what caused this (today I was copying some files and browsing the web, the other day I was listening to music). I'm not sure how to use the event viewer but perhaps that might have some clues? Could anyone point me in the right direction at being able to solve this?

Thank you

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3981 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -2041 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 454969 MB, Free - 12483 MB; E: Total - 953634 MB, Free - 310992 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., S400CA
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Laptop suddenly losing power (while plugged in)

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I have a new lenovo laptop and i have it always plugged in... just recently i started to worry cause i would notice it wont charge at times when its at 97%. it would say Plugged in, not charging. i have installed all the drivers and utilities here (drivers) and lenovo vantage. in lenovo vantage i found conservative mode already OFF. yet the battery is at 95% at this time and its still not charging. Shouldnt it charge if Conservative mode is turned off?

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i'm having problems with audio when connectiong my laptop to my tv via hdmialtho my laptop detects the tv n i get a picture,the audio wont work thro my tv...can anyone please give me any incling on whats wrong n maybe a solution to this problem?

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