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Best and 1 minute way to maintain h/w of laptops and cell phones

Remove Battery
Remove Charger
press / slide and hold the on / off button / key for 1 min eaxactly (drains of internal static charge that has got accumulated)
put back battery and charger

DO THIS ONCE A WEEK

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my garmin nuvi 2455 lm does not turn on. I tried holding down the power button for a long time, holding down power button while pressing lower right corner, new charger to wall, new charger to car, n


might be a faulty battery, internal i've had this on a few gps's, battery needs just under 1 volt, but if there is lest than it can read on voltage it will not charge, you can try leaving it on charge for a few hours and see if it trickles in have has some that have take 3 hrs to start charging. once it takes hold of a charge it don't take long for it to be fully charged but leave it on for a bout 20 min off charger and charge again this should resort out the battery.

Dec 24, 2017 | GPS

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hello i have hp compaq nx9020 and when i press the power button the power led turn on for 2 or 3 seconds and then died again


With an extensive use of the notebook,
some times notebook would store some static charges which
indeed will stop the notebook from powering up or charging
the battery. The procedure to remove this static charges from
the notebook is known as power drain. Performing a power
drain procedure will not effect any personal data or delete
any pictures from the hard drive on your notebook.
I recommend you use Power Drain procedure by following these
steps:

1. Disconnect the AC Adapter.
2. Remove the Battery.
3. Hold the Power button down for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
4. Reconnect the AC adapter.
5. Turn on the Notebook power.

Dec 07, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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i press the power button and it does not come one


With an extensive use of the notebook,
some times notebook would store some static charges which
indeed will stop the notebook from powering up or charging
the battery. The procedure to remove this static charges from
the notebook is known as power drain. Performing a power
drain procedure will not effect any personal data or delete
any pictures from the hard drive on your notebook.
I recommend you use Power Drain procedure by following these
steps:

1. Disconnect the AC Adapter.
2. Remove the Battery.
3. Hold the Power button down for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
4. Reconnect the AC adapter.
5. Turn on the Notebook power.

Dec 07, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv2915nr Notebook

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black screen problem..... start up


The issue might be due to presents of static charges, hence request you to power drain the ntoebook.

Power Drain:
  1. Unplug the AC adapter from the notebook PC and remove from any port replicator or docking station.
  2. Remove the battery from the notebook battery compartment.
  3. Press and hold down the power button for about 20 seconds.

NOTE:
Holding down the power button while the computer is turned off drains any residual charge in the capacitors.
  1. Insert the battery and plug the AC adapter back into the notebook PC.
  2. Press the power button to turn the notebook PC back on.
  3. Use the arrow keys to highlight Start Windows Normally , if it is not already highlighted, and then press the enter key.
if persists, recommend you to take the notebook to technician for oniste diagnosis.

Jul 05, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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my ergo notebook will not power on the lights come on then go off ?


It might happen if the static charge is accumulated on the battery conductors. This conductors does not allow to charge the AC adapter or sometimes it does not allow you to start the Notebook.

To remove the static charge, disconnect the computer from the external source (AC adapter) - remove the battery and press and hold the power button for 1 min.

This will release the static charge which is stuck on the battery conductors. This process is called Power drain.

If the computer still does not power ON, then it might the issue with the Motherboard. Please contact the manufacturer for replacement.

Thanks'
Nnags.

Mar 08, 2010 | HP Computers & Internet

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