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Advent QRC430 will not switch on

Will not switch on. Power light comes on. The fan starts, but won't boot up at all. The battery seems to be fully charged. Any ideas please.

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  • Gosbert chobya Feb 03, 2009

    i dont hear sound. From my laptop IBM Thinkpad T40

  • mickb28 Mar 04, 2009

    i have power to my advent qrc430 it wont start up though.



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Well, i think you have a bad battery. Search on for a new one.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009


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