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Toughbook will not start, we have it plugged into the wall and when we switch it on the battery light turns red and nothing else happens? Thanks, Brad M.

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> battery light turns RED

For Panasonic computers, that indicates that the battery is almost completely discharged (it's YELLOW while charging, and GREEN while fully-charged).

So, my guess is that your AC adapter has failed,
and that your battery needs recharging.

Or, the socket where the AC adapter connects into your computer is damaged, such that no power from the AC adapter is reaching the computer.

Take a "MultiMeter" and check the voltage & amperage output-level from your AC charger. If "zero", go onto eBay and search on the part-number, to find a compatible replacement part.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

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