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IBM A22e turn on problem

I have an IBM A22e Celeron.When I plug in the power cord, the light bulb shows green but the machine doesnt turn on when I push the on button, the bulb goes off for a few second then comes back green again. Someone tells me it is not a battery problem, it could be the switching-on-system that is bad...please help on how to solve this.

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  • Davej00 Apr 28, 2009

    Hi, I have the same problem.

    It will not do anything when its stand alone (battary) - no light, but with AC Adaptor the power light is active. & goes offf for a second when u press the 'on' button. I've also noticed that with this lid shut, the Power light seems to blink. Like 1.5sec on, 1 sec off... repeating.

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Try turning on the system without the AC adaptor. If it doesn't work on battery, then try pressing and holding the power key (after removing the battery) for 30 seconds.
Now attach the AC adaptor and try to power on.
If it doesn't work, it sounds like either a motherboard issue or an AC adaptor issue (possibly there isn't enough voltage being supplied) but it's an odd problem. I hope I helped.
Stay spicy, and happy lappying! :)

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