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I have IBM LAPTOP thinkpad T43 SERIES. it was working tiil yesteraday. Suddenly it turns switch off. I thought its the problem with AC adapter. I bought a new one. It shows it turn it on but its switch off. Its not even starting.I tried to remove the battery and connected the AC adapter. its not even starting as like no power is going to the computer.Any help to figure the y its happening is really appreciated

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It's not necessarily hardware related, can you boot into Bios? If you can try to boot info safe mode, that's F8 for most PCs. I would suspect something with your motherboard drivers, then again it could just be your battery. Not all laptops will operate with the battery out, there is some kind of failsafe to prevent overheating in some, because without a battery the power supply can be fried sometimes.

Hope this helps

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