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I turn on the the laptop, power comes on but computer does not start. I though that battery is bad or not charging, Change battery with ither Thinkpad t42 but still power light comes on but it does not start. Any help?

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  • Armen Demerdjian
    Armen Demerdjian May 14, 2010

    Have you tried using the a/c adapter without the battery?

  • syedasar May 14, 2010

    Yes, I tried without the battery with ac adapter. I comes on for 1 second and then the power light remain on and nothing on the screen.

  • syedasar May 14, 2010

    Yes I tried with ac power adapter with and without battery, It comes on for 1 second and then nothing happens. only i hear fan is running

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Try to press your laptop power button for a bout 3-5 seconds to see the laptop can start or not.

If not Check your Thinkpad T42 battery hard disk faild or not.

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