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T30 wil not boot. ligts up then nothing. remove power to reboot

I have the same problem wiht no fix. i went to replace the monitor cable as the screen back light stopped working. Once i did this I press the power button and it goes through the noral light sequence and when the Z light comes on and the computers stops booting. then when i press the power button to try to boot again nothing happens ( no lights or nothing). I switched the cables back and I have the same problem. It seems somthing else is out of place, but i'm not sure what it could be. To reboot i have to remove the AC power and the battery for 10 seconds and then it will attempt to boot again.

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  • thinkpadict May 04, 2009

    I have a ThinkPad T30 2366-91U, which displays the same problem as yours.
    The only way to revive the laptop is to disconnect the battery andcharger and connect an external monitor to laptop back in the blueconnector. Then press the button that is activated when you close thelid and turn on the laptop. However, this only works while I have anexternal monitor.
    When I switch between CRT/LCD (Fn+F7), laptop immediately shuts down :(

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