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My toshiba satellite p200-140 laptop will not start up. the power button lights up but nothing else happens. it was working fine last night

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My laptop had a similar problem. I left my laptop running and some time later when I went back to my laptop, it would not startup. The power light seemed to be on but the laptop would not function. I tried several things like pressing on the power key for some time without any success and also tried all sorts of alternate buttons and sequences.

I resolved the problem by first disconnecting the power cord then by removing the battery for 5 minutes. I then re-installed the battery then connected the power adapter.

As soon as I turned the power button 'ON', the laptop booted up again.

Hope this works out for you.

Regards,
Rick

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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1. Have the side of your computer open and press the power button. Notice if any fans start to move or anything that happens.

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4. ONLY if you feel competent enough, check the cable connections inside the computer. Make sure to disconnect from the wall for 30 seconds and reconnect before touching any cables inside. Leaving the cable connected allows the computer case itself to act as a ground to prevent static shock.

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Does it get to POST? (that is the BIOS menu).
If it does immediately press F8 that should get you into the recovery menu.
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Try firstly removing the laptop's battery as it may be at a critical voltage and the system will not start because of it. Plug in your ac adaptor and monitor what happens. Does the power light illuminate? If it does it should then boot up, if it doesn't, try a known good ac adaptor before going any further.
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If nothings changed...
Try and plug a normal monitor into the VGA port and turn the laptop on;
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if you dont then the graphics card is at fault..


[Just a thought... does the laptop bleep when you first turn it on?]

Let me know how you get on...
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* if adapter is overheating or heating quickly change the adapter
*call for toshiba 1-800-457-7777

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