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Packard Bell Easynote L4 Intermittent Power Problem

I have a laptop as above...intermittently it won't power up. When it does power up it works fine and normal and doesn't cut-out, however after powering down...sometimes (and it's getting more frequent) it won't power up at all....there's no sign of life at all i.e. if the power supply is plugged in, it doesn't indicate that it's charging and it won't power from the battery. When it does start it can work on the battery for a normal amount of time, suggesting that the battery is OK. Do you know if the input dc socket is prone to being a problem....could it be something more sinister???
Thanks in advance.
Dave

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  • Dave088 Oct 28, 2007

    Thanks Jack....but as I said above, even when the PC power supply is not plugged in and the battery is charged, it still doesn't switch on...no sign of life...it must be an internal thing.

  • Pureway Nov 23, 2007

    I have same problem; I was told that it could be internal small battery which powers CMOS!?
    If so where to find that battery in the laptop; I opened some gates at the back and saw no button type battery

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    nipperthedog Jan 05, 2008

    Sounds similar but now my easynote won't power up at all. With the adapter plugged in or not. Tried it with battery out and plugged into the adapter....nothing. Adapter gets warm though, so its getting power.

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The cmoss battery on the L4 is underneath the board you have to stripit down to get to it

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When ever i have run into these symptoms you discribe the power supply is on it's way out.

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