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Startup Problem I have an IBM R51 and there is this strange beep sound comming out of somehwere from the processor whenever I press the switch on button the battery indicator lights up for a second and goes down again,while I am trying to charge it since some time the charging indicator is okhay but it seems that the battery is not getting charged. please help ... !!

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The power socket could be loosing cause this kind problem, must re-solder the socket on PCB of motherboard by component level repair tech.

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