I shut down my laptop just fine last time. But when I tried to turn it on it not giving any response. I thought maybe the battery was drained but when I pluged in the outlet the yellow light indicating that it is plugged in does not come on either. I recently had a virus attack on my computer as well. Is there in hope or should I break out my vallet for a new PC. Help?
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Re: cannot turn-on my laptop
Try the following steps:
1) Remove the AC adapter and battery from the notebook.
2) Press the power button and hold it for a minute.
3) Reconnect the AC adapter, battery and try starting the computer.
The issue might be with the excessive power in the capacitors on the Mother Board. We are performing the Power Drain procedure which will drain all the excessive power from the capacitors and it may make the laptop to work properly.
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have you tried pressing space bar (maybe its in hibernation mode)
or try holding power button for a few seconds (10) then turn it back on. as a last resort you could try take the battery out, disconnect it from the power adapter, hold down the power button for 30 seconds and then place the battery back in and the power adapter and try powering it on?
when adding new memory always take all memory out, reinsert the new 256mb stick into the first memory socket dimm1 normally, boot the laptop up, if the laptop boots then fine the memory module is ok, shut down and insert the original 256mb into the second slot, dimm2 then boot the laptop it should now boot normally, if not there maybe problems with the memory slot itself, give it blow to get rid of any dust and try again, if this dosent work post back.
ok you have laptop. Look for a key called "Fn" it should be around the ctrl or alt key on your keyboard. Try pressing that. After trying to turn it on and it wont. press the Fn key. The last time you were able to use the laptop how did you shut it down? Did you tell it by going threw the menu when logged on. Or just pressed the button? Or did you tell it to shut down then you closed the screen/lid before it actually shut down? Laptops will go into stand by after you tell it to shut down if you dont wait til it shuts down, before shutting the lid. ALso depending on the laptop company you have Trying to figure out which one it is. They have program installed with your system. And depending on how it's set up, will greatly effect how or even IF your laptop will shut down right.
Unplug the power and remove the battery at the same time. Put the battery back in and plug it back in to power. It should come back up and maybe give you a message about "windows was not shut down properly" select "start normally" and it should be fine. From there, you will soon need to get it to a technician to check the logs to see what happened if anything other then a typical windows burp, it does happen.