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Laptop not starting properly

Laptop will not start (no bios screen) unless I remove and then reinsert cmos battery, once this is done it starts as normal but when it's shut down it will not restart and I have to repeat the procedure to get it started again?

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    Tony Groves Jul 12, 2010

    Thanks for your suggestions but I've already tried all this with no satisfactory result, apparently a lot of people who own Advent and E-Systems notebooks have the same problem it was a vista update that has corrupted the bios and as yet there is no fix! I really need someone with and E-Systems 4115C Notebook to make a copy of their BIOS so I can flash mine with it and hopefully fix!

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Follow these steps & ur issue might get resolved(80% chances):
turn off ur notebook-->take out the laptop battery(not the cmos battery)-->disconnect the charger if its connected to the notebook-->now press & hold the power key for atleast 20 seconds, remember that u have to press & hold the power key & dont release the power key till 20 seconds are over--> & ensure that the notebook is not connected to any power source while u r performing this step niether the battery nor the charger--> also there shouldn't be any peripherals connected to the notebook-->once 20 seconds are over & u have released the power key-->connect the battery & the charger back to the notebook & now try to turn on the notebook-->u might not get a blank screen & ur issue might get resolved, turn off ur notebook again & restart to ensure that its not reoccuring....(This whole step is known as power drain & it is done to remove the extra static electricity which sometimes get stored in the notebook & gives a blank screen in return.)

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