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Laptop Won't Boot

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This may seem a silly problem, but my Toshiba laptop will not turn on and I wonder if, should it be a battery problem, then it should turn on if using charger? Mines will not do that. I don't know whether to buy a new charger, or battery, or both. I'm inclined to think it's the battery as even when it's been charged and is then unplugged from electrical socket, the battery runs out in a matter of minutes.

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  • feething Sep 17, 2008

    Thank you. I thought it was perhaps charger and glad to have that confirmed, saves me money buying a battery:)

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This can be a problem with the power supply unit of the laptop itself because if this is a problem with the battery the laptop should boot up if its plu in to a power outlet but you said it still not power on, so its not problem with the battery or the power adapter...

Hope that helps.........

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You'll need to troubleshoot your laptop in order to know what the exact problem is. First try to plug it in with the battery on and try turning the laptop on. Next would be to remove the battery and plug the computer. If this doesn't work then it's definitely the AC Adapter and you'll probably need to call toshiba to purchase a new one from them or if you're still under warranty then have it replaced. They also have some qualifiers on whether an AC adapter or battery is qualified for replacement even if it's under warranty. Just call them on 1-800-457-7777 and ask their technical support reps about this.

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