Toshiba P-15 s420 will not start without disassembly
If I leave it on AC everything is fine. If I unplug it by the next morning battery is died and it will not start until I take the top off and physically push the power button on the mother board. I put it back together it restarts fine.
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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.
Follow the link below, it is an illustrated guide to the disassembly of the P15. Pages can be changed at the bottom of each page shown. Just copy and paste the link into your web browser's address bar.
So confusing...Laptop AC Adapter nowadays has AUTOMATIC VOLTAGE, meaning it doesn't matter if it is 110v or 220v. Maybe you've got a FAULTY BATTERY. Remove the battery and plug in your AC Adapter to outlet and to your laptop and try to power-on.
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"I have M305D S4830 laptop. I put it to sleep in the night. In the
morning when i tried to turn it on, it wouldnt start. The light on the
switch turns on and it charges the battery fine, but no HDD activity(but
it does spin up and stay), no screen, nothing. The fan turns on and
then turns off in 1 sec and then just the power indicator lights stay
on... i also checked cmos battery, removed it and put it back.its
voltage is also fine..."
Hello PPL! Maybe this WILL HELP you! I HAD absolutely the same problem >> 3 months of god **** stress, didn't find any solution, till one day i found on my Recovery CDs one note!! >> It sounds like: "BEFORE pressing power button, HOLD 'C' button and while Holding 'C' button push POWER Button ONCE!! to start Laptop, KEEP Holding 'C' button!!! untill appears TOSHIBA screen!" then release 'C'. After that, it will appear "Operating System not Found">>then just do a restart by pushing Power Button and Start again! For me, It Worked!! and i'm god **** happy now)...let me know if it Helped you, Good Luck!
Unplug all external devices. Remove the battery and ac adapter. Then try again with just the ac adapter and no battery. If it works, turn it off and put the battery back in. Everything should be fine.
What your daughter did is absolutely harmless, unless your laptop is set-up not to go to standby mode then eventually hibernate when the lid is closed. In that case if it was put into a laptop bag while running it may have overheated. If that's the case it may need a motherboard or CPU, have it checked out.
Try this; Disconnect from the AC outlet rmove the dc plug from the jack. Remove the Battery and wait for 5 mins and plug in the AC-DC adaptor without the battery. If the Laptop runs, then wait for the Windows to totally boot up and while running try to put back the battery and observe if it still charges. If it still won't boot up repeat the procedure and before connecting the power remove the memory modules first and install 1 memory at a time. Also, if you can find your way to where the CMOS Battery is, I suggest disconnect it for about 10 to 15 mins. while Battery, memory, AC source are also disconnected.
please clarify this sequence of events:
"on AC power,it seems to be working fine. But the problem occurs when I try restart it on the next morning"... was it restarted next morning on AC power or battery...which one?