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Hi have an IBM A21 it will not power up, when pressing the start button the green battery lamp goes off and there is a small flash in the hardisk lamp, and I can here a small "click" the green battery lamp is back in a tent of a sec. Have mesured the battery and it seemes ok.

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If it's not your battery, then it's possible that your motherboard has died (if it was the HD you would at least get the BIOS screen before it stopped). I suggest you take it in to a qualified repair center & ask them to give you an estimate of the repair cost. The A21 is an older model & you may likely be better off investing in a new laptop than fixing the old. Make sure you keep the hard-drive though as you will likely want to get your data from it!

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