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The laptop will not start up

When i turn it on it says configuring update stage 3 of 3 and then it get's to 94% and shuts itself down and keeps restarting itself

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This sounds like a bad battery. If the battery has a short within it, it will cause the power system to shut down. Replace the battery and see if that works.

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