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X230-My Laptop Won't turn on

Q: X230-My Laptop Won't turn on

Hi.Last night, my laptop was going normally,well not really. and then i want to open the bios, i press f1 repeatedly but it didn't open. black screen, about a minutes, it suddenly turn off. and i turn on the laptop, black screen, and show "Error sending end of post message to ME" and suddenly turn off. what happened? after 3 times turning on, still same. now i can't use the laptop can anyone help me?there's alot of problem before this happened :1. laptop is always turning off after normal thinkpad boot ( Thinkpad ( to interrupt normal startup, press enter ) but not showing starting windows, it just suddenly turn off, and then i turn on. it goes normally. but makes issue like this :- Wifi Can't turn on even if i press fn+f5
2. Battery is always 0% ( available, plugged in charging ( not charging )
3. When i turn off ( shut down ) the laptop, the screen is off, but the fan is still on, so i have to pick the battery to turn it off.
4. Actually a month ago i reinstall the window because HDD issue.
My laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad x230 Windows 7 i bought about 3 years ago. also my bios is not updated. maybe i should update it, but i can't turn on the laptop now because the problem.

Any help Is Appreciated.Thank You

Mod Edit: Post Moved and Subject edited.

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Hello,  I'm having some trouble with turning on my laptop. The problem originally started when some keys on my keyboard stopped working. I cleaned the keys, restarted my laptop, tried a previous restore point and then did a hard reset after nothing worked to fix my laptop.  After hard resetting, I tried turning on my laptop and it did not turn on. So far, I've plugged in my laptop into the adaptor, plugged the adaptor directly into the wall outlet, and removed the battery and plugged in the laptop. The one thing I have noticed with my laptop is that when I plug in the adaptor, the battery and sleep lights turn on for a moment, then the sleep light turns off, and the battery light will stay on momentarily but then it will blink off after a few seconds. What else should I do? Thank you

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Hello,  I'm having some trouble with turning on my laptop. The problem originally started when some keys on my keyboard stopped working. I cleaned the keys, restarted my laptop, tried a previous restore point and then did a hard reset after nothing worked to fix my laptop.  After hard resetting, I tried turning on my laptop and it did not turn on. So far, I've plugged in my laptop into the adaptor, plugged the adaptor directly into the wall outlet, and removed the battery and plugged in the laptop. The one thing I have noticed with my laptop is that when I plug in the adaptor, the battery and sleep lights turn on for a moment, then the sleep light turns off, and the battery light will stay on momentarily but then it will blink off after a few seconds. What else should I do? Thank you

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Morning all,  X230 won?t turnno lightsno charge, nothing. was connected to ext monitor, watching Netflix. Battery was super low. As I connected the charger, the laptop died. ? Flat battery / hibernation. However after connecting charger, no lights, nothing.  Ive tried removing battery, pressing power multiple times then holding it down. Battery back in, and still nothing.  I managed to charge the battery with an external battery adapter thing, having reattached a fully charged battery, still nothing. I note the laptop gets warm with the charged battery attached. However no lights, won?t turn on.  This is is super urgent, any help is greatly appreciated. I work in healthcare as a doctor, and in the military. I have a lot of content I need access to ASAP and research material.  Many thanks in advance 

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What would be the steps to solve this?  On the external display the machine seems to run great.  I bought a new IPS screen and it looks to be in great condition.  I have no way to compare it with another screen that I know of as I only have this one (received laptop w/o a screen) and would prefer to not spend $50-$75 to test this.  My guess is that the screen is fine. 1) Check and reseat cables?2) Purchase new LCD cables?3) Remove everything (ram, hd, etc) and see if it posts?  Currently do not hear any beeps.  ... etc?  anything simple and obvious I'm missing?  Is there any way to test the screen without purchasing another one? It is NOT the duplicate/extend setting.  I have -- on the external monitor -- set it to duplicate, primary only, etc, and it had no effect.  thanks!

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Hello, Wondering if someone can assist with this problem. Client called that he is having a problem with his laptop, picked it up today and he explained and demonstrated that when the laptop screen is opened and the machine is then turned on it will only display a greyish screen, but if I shut the machine off and then press the power button and almost completely close the lid the screen will function properly and then I can open it fully and it works without problem. I have taken apart the laptop and checked the connections and the cables and they all seem to be in good shape. No breaks or pinching in the wires, and all connections are secure. We have 5 of these laptops and this is the first to do this.They were all purchased approx 5 years ago and are out of warranty now. Any idea on what could be causing this problem. Thanks,  

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Hi, My X230 Tablet Laptop (ThinkPad) is not turning on anymore. I have tried all different hints I knwo and I could find but it just won't start. I am trying to find the resetbutton now does anybody know where to find it? Or has another idea how to get it to turn on? Thanks 

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Hi,

This laptop has previously bluescreened so all the drivers have been updated as much as possible but it is now bluescreening again multiple times a day.

I have attached the .dmp file as I was unable to run the extra software.

I have put it through windbg but it points to ntkrnlmp.exe which isn't to helpful

Can anyone shed a bit more light on what may be causing the bluescreen?

Many Thanks!!

A:BSOD when usiing Adobe CS6 on Lenovo X230 Laptop

WDDM KMD Loader - DisplayLink Core Software is causing the BSOD there.

Code:
fffff800`00b9cea0 fffff880`05386cf0Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\dlkmd.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dlkmd.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dlkmd.sys
dlkmd+0x41cf0
Try to update it from DisplayLink: Windows Software

Do some USB related troubleshooting. For the port, first, uninstall and reinstall the USB ports drivers.
Right click on Computer icon > manage. It will open the computer management window.
Click on "Device Manager" in the left pane, it will list all installed devices up.
Expand "USB Serial Bus Controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
Click on one item to select, then right click and uninstall.
Do the same for all.
Restart the computer.
At restart, windows will auto configure the appropriate drivers.
And, Disable USB Selective Suspense too.
USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off

For the devices, first, detach all the USB devices other than the keyboard and mouse.
Then, Update the drivers for them all, including the keyboard and mouse, if any third party drivers are installed for them.

Let us know the situation. If the problem continues, upload your MSINFO32.nfo file alongwith the crash dumps next time.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will ... Read more

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HelloI have a Lenovo X230.When i plug ethernet RJ-45 wire cable to the NIC , the laptop shutdown after few seconds.I have a Debian 8 OS , but i also installed Windows 7 on another hard drive, just to check network drivers and it didn't help. Still shutdown when plug ethernet cable.laptop is out of warrenty last month.Any suggestions to solve this issue ?

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 hi,i just wanna know if i can to install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230 laptop Many Thanks 

A:x220 and x230 , can i install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230

yes

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Hello,

It has been some time since I have been to sevenforums. I have missed you guys!

I was here almost every hour on the hour back when I built my PC and was installing windows7 for the first time. Now I have a new laptop and I would like some expert advice!

I bought a new, to me, Lenovo X230 Thinkpad recently and it came with windows7 installed. I am a person who enjoys simplicity, uncluttered space, and efficiency. In my desktop, and overall in my OS. Are there any tips, or guidelines for trimming down many of the programs and extraneous applications that come along with nearly every manufacturers' computers today? Should I reinstall a clean version of windows7? Is that possible with only the recovery partition on the laptop?

For example, I don't need 2 battery power applications. Either disable or remove the windows battery manager, or the Lenovo. Things like that.

I would also like to remove and backup the recovery partition from the laptop, but it doesn't have an optical drive. Then I could have more space, and only one partition. Not sure the best way to go about this. I have an external drive that I can backup the partition to.

If you want any more information about the current state of the laptop, just ask! I enjoy conversing and learning from the good people here.

Thanks again guys... glad to be back!

A:New Lenovo X230 Laptop! Help trim default windows install down please.

See here: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Includes instructions for downloading a legal copy of Windows 7 with SP1 included.

Definitely the best way to go to get rid of all the bloatware OEMs install.

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What's the purpose of installning Power Mgmt Driver?

A:X230 Laptop (ThinkPad) 23301E0 - Power Mgmt Drive...

Dear kstrid, Welcome in lenovo community, Installning Power Mgmt Driver, will organize your machine power consumption and will improve the battery performance. Regards,Joseph

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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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Hello  i am writing my  mother laptop for some reason it acting very odd brand new not even few months old  Ok yesterday her laptop she could shut it down with no problem this morning she going out she turn it off bout close it.. but it decided turn back on not going thru booting it up with hp Icon no went straight away to windows 10 automaticaly.  So i decided to check some program see if anything conflicting it nothing  so i decided to shut it down thru windows 10  power shutdown but still turn back on..  i shut down it with power button but even still turn back on please help me   

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My HP pavilion refused to turn on in the morning after charged last night. The charging indicator light used came up at first but now nothing is working. I used working chargers and batteries from HP pavilion, still nothing. I removed the battery push the power button for a minute the fix the battery and on. Nothing. I used ram from other pavilion, still nothing. Please I need your help

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Hello everyone, I have an HP Envy j100t which I purchased in 2014. ever since yesterday it's been starting but the screen remains pitch black, no display at all. It won't get to start up page, just remains a blank dark screen even though the power light is on and there's no battery issue because it was on charge all night and the AC adopter is still in.   I keep on having to get to get to the BIOS recovery screen, letting that update, and then it proceeds to restart. However when it restarts, it never gets to start up and there is the same dark screen- no display.  I have to always update BIOS, take out the battery and AC adapter, put them back in, and then it will start. Or sometimes even that whole process might not restart it.  Please help!

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First of all, I am not sure if I am posting this in the right section. If not, please guide me to the correct section.
I have a Dell Inspiron 17r SE Laptop and my problem is that every single time, I have to turn my Laptop ON twice in order for it to boot up successfully. The first time I turn it on, Dell logo appears for a second and then, black screen shows up. Then, I have to turn my laptop off and start it back again. Second time, it boots up without any problem. I am fed up of turning it on twice everytime, and also concerned that it will affect health of my Laptop . How can I fix this Issue, please help.
I don't have a Recovery CD or Windows 8 CD. Windows 8 was pre-installed on my Laptop.

A:Laptop screen goes black on startup, have to turn laptop ON twice for it to boot up s

If it's still under warranty, call Dell. The unit or parts might be covered for replacement.

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I have just received a replacement battery for my Toshiba Satellite L770 laptop which I purchased from a preferred seller on Ebay. When I put it in the laptop to charge and use the computer while it's charging, the computer will not even turn on. I contacted the seller and this is what he replied:

"We are sorry to hear that the battery did not work well. No problem for return and you will get a full refund if we receive your return within 60 days of the purchase date.

However, before the return please check the following:
1. Make sure that your power adapter and electric outlet work well
2. Make sure that the connection part between battery and laptop is clean. If not, please clean and try the battery again
3. Many new batteries need several charge to reach the full capacity. If it is a newly received battery please recharge several times to allow the battery to its full capacity.
4. If you recently upgrade your operating system to windows 7, it may cause the battery not charge. Please go online for a solution for your specific laptop model.
5. Please check your laptop manufacturer's website for a BIOS update. Recently a few customers reported that the Bios update solved the problem having with their battery.

If none of these steps works, please return the whole package to the following address by USPS Priority or UPS ground. And please include the order receipt or shipping slip in the return package. We suggest that you use a delivery confirmation to track ... Read more

A:Solved: New Laptop Battery - Now Laptop Won't Turn On

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I've this problem for 3 months when i was using the laptop and the screen turns black itself but the system remains on.Hey, i unplugged my battery and charger and pressed the butoon for many seconds and minute but it's not the solution of my problem. i tried every trick which were listed on the internet forums but still not works for me. So i took it to the laptop repair shop and after 3 weeks he gave it back to me and told that he failed to solve this problem but told me a temporary solution.Termporary Solutiom:Whenever i rub my finger on this chips(idk what is it). my black screen turns on again. But for it, i've to keep my laptop open which is a totally **bleep**. so plz help me out for the solution of this problem.[img]https://s24.postimg.org/w33r4kxyt/Capture.png[/img]Image Link:https://postimg.org/image/4fr1qhcs1/Any help will be appreciated.-Thanks

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My dell laptop will not turn on I put it to sleep last night and this evening I went to go turn it on and there are no signs of life. I have removed the battery to discharge static and also plugged it in with out the battery. I don't know what to do I need this laptop to help my family. Is there possibly a way to hard restart it?
 

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Auto restarting and nothing show anything.

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I just recently bought this laptop right about a month ago and it just recently started acting up for no reason. When I press the power button, an orange LED light comes on, the screen lights up with no images, and there is a noise; but the laptop doesn't turn on. I can hold the button in, but eventually the screen just goes back to black, the noise stops, amd the LED light goes off. How can I fix my laptop and get it working properly again?

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Hi friends...
It's when I was upgrading my Office 2007 to Office 2010 that my laptop shut down and now it can not show any power sign.This is how it happened.
I was having the setup on my External Hard drive.And when I saw it was taking long to finish the upgrade, I forgot that I was using the External and removed it from the PC.
That sudden it shut down and until now it can't get turned on.
What will I do?
Looking forward to your help
 

A:My laptop won't turn on

Have you tried a hard start? Disconnect the battery and power cord if plug in. Then hold the power button on the laptop for 30 seconds. The either replace the battery or plug and try and start it. This may work. If so you may want to run a system check on it after if it boots. Other then that maybe someone here will know a little more to help you.
 

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last time iam working with my laptop it works fine but iam trying to turn laptop it doesn't on when press power button then plug my laptop to charger.when switch on the charger it light automatically offed.it doesn't even charged. how to fix tis problem

A:Laptop does not turn on

Hi acedrake,
Thanks for posting.
Apologies that your computer is not working as expected.
Since you haven't included your computer's model number or operating system, I can only give a general answer to your question.
From what you're describing, it sounds like the battery may have reached it's end of life.  Have you tried it with a different battery?  If that's not the issue, then the charger may be bad, have you tried a known working charger?  If the  charger and battery are good, then the charging circuit on the motherboard may be at fault.  If that's the case, then the motherboard would have to be replaced.

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Hey,

Today I drank a cup of coffee in bed while I was on my laptop. I spilled a little bit next (not on) to my laptop. I cleaned everything around it and to make sure it wasn't wet inside I opened it up, everything seemed fine.

Yet when I then tried to boot it up the screen just stays blank, nothing happens. I can hear the laptop working somewhat, normal boot noises, maybe a little more choppy and with breaks in between them, but this can be my imagination.
Sometimes there aren't any noises at all after pressing the power button, which also is constantly lit up.
And one time, after removing the battery / power supply and pressing the power button for 60 seconds it started ''booting'' / making noises as soon as I inserted the power cable.

I tried to connect it to a different screen but it still stays blank.

Also, this was my first try of booting it up since yesterday, so the spill might not even be the problem.

Has anyone any idea what might be going on? How can I test which part is faulty? I don't have any warranty anymore. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hey guys, I have a HP Pavilion DV6000 Entertainment PC. I am running Vista, My problem is when I go to turn on the computer it lights up and then immediately shuts off. Anyone else had this problem. Thanks

A:laptop will not turn on

Hi sbolzan and Welcome to TSF,

Do you get anywhere in the boot, seeing any images at all? Or is it just turning of a second after you've pushed the On-button? It sounds to me like the battery is drained and not taking charge.

If you remove the battery and put it on AC power only (Adapter only), does it boot then?

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Hello Everyone

I m using vista x64 home premium and when i try to shut down my computer it looks like it is turning off then it starts windows again. Anyone had the same problem or know what to do ?

A:I can't turn off my laptop

have you installed the latest security updates for it..?

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I purchased a HP laptop about 8 days ago and now don't turn on !!

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Well, I have a Dell Studio 1555 laptop and bought it 2 years ago.
It has a Intel Dual Core 2.1 ghz, 4 gb ram, 500 gb hard drive, windows 7 home edition (upgraded after receiving CD), etc.
My motherboard model is D177M.
My situation is that I am studying abroad currently in France and I went away for a weekend trip to Paris. I came back from my trip to my room at Metz, France and tried to turn on my laptop (which was plugged in the whole time) and it wont turn on.
A quick flash of light (approximately less than a second) appears on the screen but than nothing happens after.
Any help? Thank you
 

A:Laptop won't turn on

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I have a Toshiba satellite E45t-B4106 and all of a sudden it won't turn on. I was using it earlier today in class but when I got home and opened it the power button light was on (as opposed to blinking when it's asleep) but pressing it wouldn't do anything. I tried plugging it in but the charging light isn't even turning on. I also don't know how to remove the battery and can't find a reset button. Please help!!
 

A:My laptop won't turn on!

I was using it earlier today in class but when I got home and opened it the power button light was onClick to expand...

Plug it in and let it charge. If the battery completely depleted it won't turn on until there is enough power.

Before you plug it into power, hold down the power button until the light goes off. Then plug it in.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5150 laptop running Windows XP, Service pack 1. When I press the "on" button the green power light comes on and the fan starts but there is no hard drive activity and the screen is black. Nothing else happens. I inserted a Windows CD in the disk drive, it starts to read but does not continue.
Thanks, David
 

A:Laptop will turn on but nothing else

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Hello,I have a HP notebook and it won't turn on. When I plug in my charger a light comes on to show that it is charging but even then won't turn on. I've taken out the battery and tried a lot of things. Sometimes pressing the power button turns it on but over time my laptop will automatically shut off and not turn on again.

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So as the title says, my laptop has decided not to turn on anymore. It's a Toshiba Satellite A355, I bought it in 2009 and it runs Windows 7. The warranty, like my laptop, has perished.

History: During the massive snowstorm the Washington D.C. area experienced 2 winters ago, I managed to slip on the ice with my laptop in it's (not-so-)protective bag. The corner of the case cracked and since that moment I have had a plethora of annoying problems with it. First, the computer stopped charging when I plugged it in, unless I applied the perfect amount of pressure to it. I figured the port for the charger had come loose since dropping it, took it to a shop, payed too much money and it worked for about 3 weeks. The second problem came when it only charged after plugging, unplugging and replugging it in. This process was often repeated anywhere from one to three million times before a steady charge could be achieved. Then my charger started to catch on fire one time and I had to get a new one, which coincidentally (or not) solved the problem of having to replug it over and over. Luckily, the new charger died, we had a funeral for it and I bought a new cheap one online. It also worked okay and I assume it still works since the green light is on when plugged into the wall. If you're still reading, it gets better only in the sense that it gets worse.
The Problem: Today's problem began when my computer stopped receiving a charge and eventually died. I plugged it in... Read more

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I attempted to switch out the graphics card in my laptop so I could play Batman: Arkham City, but I don't know where the graphics card goes. So I opened it up on the bottom and popped open the keyboard surface just to close it back up again. And now it won't turn on. I'm not sure what happened. I didn't unplug anything. The battery has full charge.
 

A:Laptop Won't Turn On

Hi FelixPoe, and welcome to TSG.

I am not sure if I can help you out, but it might help others here to help you if they knew the brand and model number of the laptop.

Are you saying that absolutely nothing happens when you press the power switch on the laptop? Do any lights come on when you plug in the charger?
 

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Hi

I have an ?Acer5520? laptop. Last year it broke and I regularly try and see if it works again. In the past few days it has come on and I have been using it successfully. But now it?s doing the same thing, I was wondering if anyone had any ideas about how it can be fixed?

The problem is that it won?t turn on, it comes on for about 3 seconds with a black screen then goes off again. When it comes on for the 3 seconds it is just a black screen, it happens regardless of how your laptop is being powered, using the battery & the mains. I have also tried just using the mains.

I don?t know much about fixing them such as BIOS settings or adding and removing components...

Thanks
 

A:Laptop won't turn on

Steven1 said:





... it happens when it?s using the mains and the battery.Click to expand...

This phrase confuses me slightly. Does this issue occur regardless of how your laptop is being powered?

When this issue does occur, what is the charge on your battery? Also, does this happen if you remove the battery, but keep it powered by AC?
 

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Hello! I've had my laptop since Februrary, and it's been my best friend ever since. It's an HP Pavilion 15 - 272wm with a product code of N5Y05UA#ABA.   About 2 weeks ago, I went to bed, shut my computer off, and fell asleep. Well, it turns out my cat peed on my laptop in my sleep. The next morning, I went and saw the mess. I took it straight to my dad, who works with computers, and he cleaned it out and got it nice (even if it smelled a little like pee) again. When he gave it back to me, it was in fine condition and worked like a charm. I could use every function, and it seemed like there wasn't any harm to it. That night, I closed it like ususal, put it in a very high place I knew my cat couldn't reach, and went to bed. Boy, was I wrong. The next day I didn't get a chance to use my laptop until later after work. I opened it up, only to find I couldn't turn it on at all! I plugged in my charger, and saw it light up, but no matter what other button or function I tried to press, it wouldn't turn on. I took out the battery, held the button, concluded that it was useless, and brought it once again to my dad.  He reasoned that maybe the cat pee had affected my power button, and we ordered a new one no problem. He put it in, got it to turn on, and once again my laptop ran like a dream. I was able to use all the functions and my battery was at full charged when (enevitably) I closed the laptop for the night.  Thus the present, ... Read more

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I have a laptop that I recently upgraded to an SSD because the old harddrive was on its last legs/

Everything works fine, really fast. But occasionally it just won't turn on? Power switch and battery icons lit up?
Only thought i had would be the capacitors for the screen ageing and not holding charge?
Any other suggestions?
 

A:Laptop sometimes Will not turn on

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First indication of a problem occurred when I turned on my laptop yesterday. It was stuck on the windows background with no icons on the desktop.  I hit the windows key and it loaded properly.  Worked on the laptop for about 5 hours with no problem.  Shut down last night and when I turned on the laptop this morning the screen showed the HP logo and a round circle of spinning dots.  Then it would reboot and do the same thing over and over again. 
Removed the battery and when the laptop booted up it just showed the HP logo and round circle of spinning dots BUT did not keep rebooting.
 
 
These are the steps I took to try and remedy the problem by following the directions from HP as follows:

Disconnected all peripheral devices and remove all USB devices and media cards. Disconnected the AC power adapter and removed the battery. Held the power button down for 30 seconds. Reconnected the AC power adapter, but did not connect the battery.  - NO CHANGE IN PROBLEM


Ran the Hardware Diagnostics Start-Up Test and no errors noted - NO CHANGE IN PROBLEM


Removed and reseated memory modules - NOW COMPUTER WILL NOT TURN ON AT ALL


Tried a new power supply - NO CHANGE IN PROBLEM


I HAVE AN HP PAVILION G7 2294NR LAPTOP RUNNING WINDOWS 8.1 - PLEASE HELP
 

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My laptop will not turn on.  I went to a restaurant website to check the menu and the laptop went off.  I've removed the power supply and battery, pressed the start button for 30 seconds, replaced the power supply and tried it, nothing, then took out power supply and replaced the battery, tried it again, nothing.  Please help!  I use this laptop for work!  I have an older HP for backup but need this one!

A:My laptop will not turn on.

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I was watching a movie when my laptop just abruptly turned off. Since then, whenever I press the power button, it just flickers and the laptop doesn't turn on. What should I do? Please help me, I have a paper due in a few days and I don't know what to do.

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Hi,

I was just browsing the net {at a site I've been to many times} and my computer froze, so I tried

control-alt-delete
holding/pressing the power button
the blue 'access IBM' button
waiting

It won't respond to any of that!!

We just had to recover it this week... if something else happens my dad is going to kill me. Please help! I have no idea what else I can do unless I let the battery run all the way down or something???

Erin

A:Laptop won't turn off!

Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds and see if it turns off

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Hello everybody,

I am having a problem with my Gateway Laptop. Today I wanted to switch it on and it looked like it would work but it stayed processing and never went into Windows. So, I turned it off with the start-botton and then tried to turn it on again. The computer did not respond at all. The light of the battery is working perfectly so I assume its got nothing to do with the battery. Could somebody please give any tips of how to solve this problem? At the moment I am in Germany and dont have the guarantee with me.

Thank you very much
 

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Remove the battery and the AC adapter. Hold the power button down for 30 seconds then re-attach the AC adapter and try powering on the laptop
 

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