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My Lenovo T60 will not boot up

Emits series of beeps when powered on despite battery being fully charged. Pulling battery or unplugging and plugging in does not help.

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  • lwucla Nov 21, 2008

    it starts with a long one then usually three short ones. pause, three short ones.



    screen never displays. I'm guessing hard drive is not initializing or I have a faulty battery.

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    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    how many beeps and are they long or short?

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Ok...and these beeps..do they happen before screen shows anything?

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    P. Thomas Nov 21, 2008

    yes..sounds like a faulty battery ..can you remove that battery and try it on power supply only?

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One Long and Three Short Beeps = Video (EGA) Display Circuitry has malfunctioned, meaning the video card has possibly shot!
try this: remove the battery, remove the hard drive, remove anything else connected to the computer, and now for the most important, remove the memory and clean the contacts (memory is crucial to the machine working properly), if you have two clean them both.
After this replace the memory (only 1 if you have 2) plug in AC power only and try to reboot the pc into bios, if you hear no noises, start to put everything back 1 by 1 rebooting the machine every time, if it start to beep you've found the faulty hardware, leave that out, job done :)

keep me informed please


regards

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