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Toshiba 5205-S503 Laptop- No power

My laptop started malfunctioning when it would not turn on. A few days ago I was able to get both the external power and battery lights to come on, and was able to boot the computer. Now I have no indicators and no power up. I can get the CD-DVR indicator to light momentarily.The CPU cooling fan does not spin. The power adapter shows the proper voltage and the battery is fully charged. Does anyone have any ideas where my problem might be? Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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- You may want to try to reseating all neccessary things on the system like optical drive,hdd,memory but before you do that disengage the power from the system like the ac and battery.

-If no..go try to remove the optical drive first and then turn the system on, then if the system boot without the optical drive shut it down and put back the optical drive and boot to bios and load the default setting and boot the system normally.

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My satellite 5205-s503 wont turn on, the power light just blinks


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Upon bootup attempt there is no itial beep, comes up w/ hdp1password= on display and monitor displays toshiba splashscreen...?


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Forget password bios toshiba satlite 5205


To reset the BIOS read the information from this link.

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Oct 20, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

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I want to restore my toshiba satellite 5205-s503 to factory settings. please help. i tried the whole pressing f8 repeatedly thing and there are no options to restore the computer to factory settings.


Hi,
You will need the restore cds that came with your laptop. Insert the restore cd in your dvd drive and restart your computer. When the message "Press any key to boot from cd" press enter.
Then follow the on screen instructions to restore your computer.

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Feb 12, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

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I have a Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook computer. My computer was sluggish/ unresponsive and I shut it off by holding down the power switch and it turned off. The next day I tried turning it on...


You have gone through a long way.To check if the hard disk is the culprit. Just Boot the System using any Bootable CD like Linux live distribution CDs or Hiren's Boot CD.If everything work fine than replace the Hard drive or try to repair it.(work in many cases).

I recommend the second one because,it has got many tools for Hard Disk Repair (in case hard drive is the culprit) and moreover if you need to change the Hard Drive.you can always backup the data using the Said Disk.

Here is the download link

http://www.hirensbootcd.net/

Just Click the "Download Button".

and start downloading.

Extract the ISO image file and burn it in a CD and Boot the system using that CD.

Hope will it help you in pin pointing the problem.
Good LUCK.

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Toshiba satellite 5005-S504 boots over and over and over non stop


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5205-s503


Its a little lengthly to explain so I pasted the website that talks about what to do with a Hard Drive Password Lock. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions. Rate this with 4 diamonds before logging off..here is the website:

http://www.computing.net/answers/security/hard-drive-password/14916.html

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