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Laptop starts to boot up on A/, then beeps four times and dies.

Well, it doesn't exactly die, it just doesn't boot up, but the fan stays on. This is an intermittent problem. Could this be related to an old battery?

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    Ibm thinlpad beeps four times during power up

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Go to cmos setup and check power options

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