Question about Toshiba QOSMIO F15-AV201 Notebook
My laptop power button is off and power led display is flashing yellow. The laptop doesn't work. I appreciate your assistance. Thanks.
This flashing LED means only one thing, and it is quite harmless:
Your laptop is either "asleep" (suspended) or in "hibernation" mode.It does this if left for a long time with no activity/input from you. You must simply "wake the laptop up" now:
Look for a symbol on keyboard for "sleeping" (like a half moon with zzzz) and press that key WITH whatever color coded key matches the symbol color (usually "FN" key). If there is no suchkey, press the space bar and hold it down a few seconds.
Then wait. Can take 60 seconds to "wake up" on slower processors.
If this does not work, press AND hold the POWER button for 10 seconds. Then wait 60 seconds and press power key again, briefly, to start laptop normally.
Pressing and holding the power button 6-10 seconds forces a complete system shutdown.
If this happens often, something may be wrong with APM or ACPI settings/driver. You can go to start menu/settings/control panels/power management and adjust settings (or disable sleep/suspend and hibernation if all else fails to resolve situation)
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If the main power button LED is flashing or solid yellow, this could indicate a hardware problem.
Was it running good before?
Are the diagnostic LED lights all green?
Here is what dell says:
If the power light is blinking amber —
The computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal power problem might exist.
Do you remember what the BSOD said?
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