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Laptop won't power up

When I press the power button, my laptop couple of lights flash on and then go off. The fan runs, but there are no sounds and no display. I've tried a different ac adapter, a different battery and bringing it up with no battery. All the same results.

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  • Ron Roske Nov 11, 2007

    No jumper on the board near the CMOS battery.

  • Richard Marzan Dec 22, 2007

    I have same problem with my IBM T41 also no power..


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I have the same problem & i 've tried your solution, it work 1 time and work properly, it still work properly after restart but if shut down then never work again :(. I try plug out the CMOS BAtery sometime it work, sometime won't. That it crazy

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If u can reach the laptop main board there is a jumper near the cmos battery try to clear cmos by changing the jumper to the other position for some seconds (while power is off) so smos is clear.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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