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Laptop keeps beeping and not turning on

When i push the power button in my laptop it starts beeping with the "floppy disk" logo light on close to the power button. nothing appears on the screen and it keeps beeping

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Re: laptop keeps beeping and not turning on

I think you may mean the Hard Disk light not floppy, although, if you have a floppy disc drive, check there's no floppy disc in it as it will stop the boot up. But if it's not the floppy, and the hard disc drive light stays on, possibly the hard drive is faulty, maybe damaged sectors. The other maybe is a possible memory fault, although the beep codes can only be identified if you know the motherboard make. Your rating are important.

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Laptop was beeping with screen black on start up

Your battery is perhaps out of charge. verify it is holding charge.
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Check step 5 in the video below.
For the newer ones that have the battery on the bottom, look on the battery for a little white rectangle with 5 lights on it. There will be a button next to them. Push it. The lights will come on. The number of lights will give you an estimation on how much it has left.5-Full. 4-80%. 3-60%. 2-40%. 1-20%. None-0%. If it is a half, the lights will stay on and the last one will blink. 4+1=90%. 3+1=70%. 2+1=50%. 1+1 =30%.

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Can i download a recovery disk for toshiba sattlite m105-s3041 for free?

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