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No power i was working with my A105 - bttery was fuly charged and it was plugged in when it sudenly turned itself off. Now, I cannot power up - all of the blue lights are off. Any suggestions?

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Re: no power

Take the Battery Out, unplug the power while its unplugged and battery released press and hold the power button about 7 seconds and put back the battery and the power cord turn it on. If still issue persists check the power connection and the actual outlet if it has connectivity problem. and last solution will be replacing the AC Adaptor (After ensure that DC input jack is not damaged)

Good Luck

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