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T40 on/off button not working after 3 months idle. battery charges, changed cmos. nothing

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  • dsf_org Apr 30, 2010

    Super, thanks for quick reply. on/off button attached to keypad not motherboard. Any ideas?

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HI dsf_org. It's very rare the on/off button doesnt work, but then again computers are unpredictable. What I would do is remove the keyboard (i think it's one piece) and make sure it's tighly connected on the motherboard. Some laptops (mac as well) the power button is going thru the keyboard and not by itself. You have to take it to a repair shop if you are not confortable opening laptops because it's very tricky and you can damage it. If you find that the on/off button is connected to the MB it means that something on the motherboard is bad. It doesnt matter if it has power (meaning the battery charges). I hope this helps. Please dont forget to rate and provide positive feedback for our free support today. Thank you :D

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