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New laptop wont turn on unless plugged in

Q: New laptop wont turn on unless plugged in

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

I'm hoping that it's somehow both the battery and the charger are bad, but before the computer turned off in the middle ... Read more

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.
3. The power switch is bad may need to be replaced or cleane... Read more

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How many beeps between pauses?
If it's three beeps, pause, three beeps repeating, it's a bad mainboard.  Which board you need depends on which CPU you have - the CPU is a permanent part of the mainboard.

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A:Laptop wont turn on

Try the following:
1) Unplug the charger from the laptop
2) Remove or disconnect the battery
3) Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds
4) Reinstall or reconnect the battery
5) Try powering on
6) Plug the charger back in to the laptop
7) If step 5 didn't work, try powering on again

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A:My laptop wont turn on.

According to me the best solution will be to take it to an HP Authorised Service Center as it seems to be a serious hardware issue. Please don't try any repairs yourself as you told the laptop is giving statics.  Happy to [email protected]

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A:Laptop wont turn on

Sounds like an internal problem with the power input circuitry on the board. My top suspect would be the power jack that's mounted on the motherboard, they're very fragile and frequently get broken. I've personally replaced several of them.

Be very careful trying to power this up if the jack is suspect. If you wiggle it around and get a short, really bad things can happen. Here's an example, this was a Compaq laptop that was brought to me to fix, but I was a little late after the flames.
 

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A:Laptop Wont Turn on

Dear Customer, It looks like you are not able to Power ON the Notebook and wanting to fix the issue Please perform below shown steps to find out if this is a Software or Hardware Issue:Remove all Peripherals and Cables, Disconnect them and try to Power ON the UnitCheck for LED Light Status and ensure Power Button spring action is normalSwap with a known good Power Cord and Power AdapterIncase no Adapter is available, Check if the Power Adapter is slightly warmNote: This will give us a hint that the Power Adapter might be fineDo you know if the Notebook was in Battery or Power Adapter Mode when you used it for the last timeNote: Ensure there is no liquid spillage or Power OutageCheck if the AC Adapter Port is loose/brokenNote: If the Notebook doesn't Power ON even with a known good Power Adapter this confirms the Hardware fault with System Board or the DC Power CircuitHope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on left 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,TechToday

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Hey guys, 
Laptop recently started playing up.
I'm using a Inspiron 15R N5110.
If I turn the laptop off by going: Start, turn off, the display turns off but I can hear the fans still running. The only to turn it off is to hold down the power button.
Also if I shut my laptop lid the screen turns off but once again the fans are still running(doesn't go into to sleep mode). If I then re-open my laptop the display doesn't turn back on I have to hold the power button and then turn it back on.
Any help would be appreciated. 

Thanks Ethan 

A:Laptop wont turn off

Hi Ethan,
I would suggest you to run the diagnostics on the computer to check the hardware functionality.
Restart the computer, press 'F12'  key on the Dell logo -> Select ‘Diagnostics’ from the boot menu -> Please refer to the link if any error code shows up http://dell.to/OUGnqT
You may try to boot the system in Safe Mode and check:
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The above steps to boot into Safe Mode are for Windows 7 operating system. Let me know if you are using a different operating system.
Please reply if yo have any questions.

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A:Laptop wont turn on

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