Question about Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

1 Answer

Will not power up

Will only power up for 2 seconds. If I remove battery and plug in AC it will not power up at all.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 479 Answers

Hi,
try without battery if not powering on this might be the issue with the motherboard so contact the customer support.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

14z wont urn on


Please use an external monitor if necessary, and please do these:
1. Unplug the AC adapter,
2. Remove the battery,
3. Remove the hard drive,
4. Press the power button and hold it for 15 seconds,
5. Plug in the AC adapter,
Restart the laptop.
If the problem persist,
Note: Do not insert the battery, and do not install the hard drive.
1. Unplug the AC adapter
2. Reseat the memory (remove it and reinstall it),
3. Plug in the AC adapter,
Restart the laptop.
If those actions do not solve the problem, then your motherboard is dying.

Mar 10, 2014 | Dell PC Laptops

1 Answer

How to turn on a NV5378u gateway laptop


1. Charge the battery for 2 hours,
2. Press the power button.

If the laptop does not start, you can do this:
Please use the VGA port (VGA external monitor), also please do these:
1. Unplug the AC adapter,
2. Remove the battery,
3. Remove the hard drive,
4. Press the power button and hold it for 15 seconds,
5. Plug in the AC adapter,
Restart the laptop.
If the problem persist,
Note: Do not insert the battery, and do not install the hard drive.
1. Unplug the AC adapter
2. Reseat the memory (remove it and reinstall it),
3. Plug in the AC adapter,
Restart the laptop.
If those actions do not solve the problem, then your GPU/motherboard is dying.

Mar 09, 2014 | Gateway NV5378u Notebook

1 Answer

Thought I should add more detail about what the laptop is doing. The laptop sat for a long time with a dead battery, because the power supply low voltage wire got chewed by one of our puppy's when it was...


from the web -
1 Removed the battery
2 Removed the AC power
3 Plugged in the AC power again
Note:- At this point the light from flashing amber light to solid green indicating AC Power
4 Plugged in the Battery
Note:- Solid green AC power light and Amber charge light

Oct 30, 2013 | Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5084 Laptop

1 Answer

Laptop is turning on and off


Remove the AC adapter (Charger)

PROPER method is to disconnect the power cord of the AC adapter, from power; THEN unplug the AC adapter from the laptop.

Same thing in reverse to plug the AC adapter back in.
AC adapter is plugged into laptop, THEN AC adapter is plugged into power.

Unplugging the AC adapter from the laptop, while being plugged into power; can cause a Voltage Spike.

You may get away with it for years, and several laptops; and have no problems.

However it only takes ONCE, to fry out the SMD fuses, Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors, and Power MOSFET's, on the laptop motherboard's DC to DC circuit.

Jus sayin'.

Moving on........

AC adapter removed, remove the Battery.
Press the Power On button in, and hold in for a count of 10 seconds.
Let go.
Do this procedure 2 more times.

(Draining residual power)

Reinstall the Battery. Attach the AC adapter, plug AC adapter into power. Let the Battery charge 24 hours.
Then turn the laptop on, and tell me what happened.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Mar 15, 2013 | HP Pavilion PC Laptops

1 Answer

My msi netbook wont turn on even though the battery charging indicator is lit.


1. Turn netebook OFF with button, hold 4 seconds.
2. Remove recharge plug
3. Remove battery
4. Leave it like this for about 5 minutes.
5. Put everything back and power the laptop again
Does it appear to charge the battery at all when plugged into AC? Can you hear the charger humming when you put the brick up to your ear? (while it's plugged into AC,You may have a bad motherboard

Dec 04, 2011 | MSI Wind U120-020US Netbook

1 Answer

Basically i plugged in the ac adapter to it, pressed the power button and the power light comes on for 2-3 seconds then the power light shuts off. lcd screen never turned on or show anything, fan never...


>>> Please leave feedback so I can continue helping You & Others
Hi,

The middle blue led is the charging indicator, sounds like you have (at least) a bad battery, remove it, plug in AC and try again, if no good, remove the HD and repeat, if no good, remove/replace the ram and repeat, if still no good, your mainboard is cooked.

Thanks,

Adam.

Feb 19, 2011 | HP Pavilion DV9429US Notebook

1 Answer

My Gateway 1450 will not power up. For the last 2 weeks that battery light has been red (battery need recharging). i had the unit turned off with no ac power to it all weekend and not it will not power up....


The motherboard battery is just a little round battery that you can buy at almost any retailer in most pcs. The model number to the battery is usually a CR 2032. This battery does not receive any power from your power supply. Have you noticed your PC loosing time over the last few months? This is usually a good indication that the motherboard battery is dying. The lights that you refer to though should only partain to the rechargable battery of the notebook. During the past two weeks while the red light was on, was the AC adaptor plugged in to the laptop and plugged into an AC source? If your AC adaptor has been plugged in and is not charging the notebook battery then there could be one or both of the following problems: your notebook battery could be bad or your AC adaptor could be bad. Something you may or may not know is that it is not good to keep the AC adaptor plugged in all the time. This causes the notebook battery not to fully discharge after being charged. Over a long period of time, the battery will not even charge anymore. My suggestion is that if you know someone with a similar AC adaptor to yours, borrow it to see if it charges your battery. If the battery doesn't charge then you know to replace. However, I am almost certain that you problem is the battery. Sometime older laptops like the one I have has a reset button on the underside. If yours has one try removing the battery and leave it out. Then plug in the power and press and hold the reset button for 10 to 20 seconds. If no reset button is on yours then do the same process with the battery removed and power adding, but hold the power button instead.

Dec 07, 2009 | Gateway Solo 1450 Notebook

2 Answers

My mom can not turn on here laptop


Hi:
You might want to resubmit your problem, with more details, but some general things to check are:

1) Is the laptop battery charged, or is the laptop plugged in ?

2) Remove the battery, unplug the AC Adapter, then hold the power switch down for 10 seconds, then put the battery back in , connect the AC Adapter and see if it turns on

3) Remove the battery, unplug AC adapter, hold power button down for 10 seconds, and then plug in the AC adapter, see if it turns on.

If all of the above fails to help, You most likely need to take the laptop into a shop for further troubleshooting.

Oct 30, 2009 | PC Laptops

1 Answer

VOSTRO 1710 BATTERY WON'T CHARGE


If the battery will not charge, try this:

1.) First, power reset the unit by powering it off, unplugging it from AC power, removing the battery, then push and hold the power button on the unit for about 60 seconds.

2.) Next, plug the AC adapter back in (LEAVE THE BATTERY OUT), power the unit on. Does the unit power on?

If yes, Power the unit off and put the battery back in, let it charge overnight. If, after this the battery will still not charge, you will have to replace the battery. Contact the OEM to ensure you get the correct battery.

If no, remove the AC adapter carefully, look inside the DC port (where the charger plugs in to the laptop) you should see a small silver pin. Is this pin missing or bent? If the pin seems to be in good shape, then most likely you will have to replace the AC adapter. If it IS bent or missing, then you will need to contact a laptop repair center.

Oct 08, 2009 | Dell Vostro 1500 Notebook

1 Answer

Shut off and won't come back. It's like it is dead.


follow this procedure:
1. unplug the ac adapter and keep it unplugged.
2. Remove the battery and keep the battery unplugged.
3. Hold the power button down for 15-20 seconds(Nothing will appear on the display and none of the lights will light up)
4. Release the power button and plug in the ac adapter ONLY. (A power indicator light should be lit on the ac adapter when it is plugged in)
5. Normally power on the notebook.
6. If the unit does not power on, remove the ac adapter and insert the battery into the system.
7. Plug the ac adapter back into the system, the battery charging indicator light will light up. If the battery indicator light does not light up, the ac adapter may not be providing proper power to the unit, and may need to be replaced.

Char S.

May 27, 2009 | Acer Extensa 5420-5687 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

139 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toshiba PC Laptops Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

john smith

Level 2 Expert

366 Answers

Are you a Toshiba PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...