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Flashing battery power LED

I noticed that the battery indicator had a big red X through it. I powered down the laptop and it wouldn't boot up again. The battery LED flashes amber several times but no boot up. Have taken out the battery to use AC power and when this is done, there is no activity at all (not even a flashing LED). Is this a battery problem or something more serious (possibly motherboard?)

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Try this

1. Remove the battery and the AC adapter. Hold down power button for 5 seconds. then insert the AC adapter only and see if you can power up the laptop. if it does power up, dont use the Battery anymore as it might be the cause of the problem

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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