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Seems to be dead, not recieve any power


A few months ago, if the battery died and the laptop turned off, then the leftmost LED (power) would blink very fast when AC power was plugged in.

The only way to get it back up and charging was to plug it in with the battery removed turn it on (steady power light), then pop in the battery, and it would start charging.

I killed the battery the other day (fell asleep), and now the only reaction i can get from this laptop is a blinking blue power led. 

Reseating the RAM does nothing
The AC adapter is outputting the proper voltages
reseating the battery does nothing
no power when battery is in or out.

Toshiba told be to go pound salt.  They wouldnt even offer to allow me to pay for service since im out of warranty.

Any advice?

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Re: seems to be dead, not recieve any power

First its sad with Toshiba to address you in that manner all they care about is their wallets that sad.  You need a new battery but if I were you I would trade it in for something other than a Toshiba as is that is, least you will get something for it and bugger them (Tosiha) get something else other Brand.

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