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Hi! I am trying to fire up a Toshiba 2590X and think the on switch is to the right of the Windows button on the top row, right hand side, but nothing happens. The power green and orange lights are on. Help please! I fear the hard disk is gone. I want to extract photos from it before disposing of the machine. Paul

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HCL-Toshiba Satellite 2590X (from India?)
that big battery is no good now this old, take it out leave it out
now on AC power pack power only turn it on.
if it is gone, then the HDD can be removed and put in
a hdd case, with USB plug, and used on other PCs.
there at 3 ways to capture data
1: fix the dead PC or boot a Linux usb stick and get data.
2: guy the USB case put the HDD in it and get the data on any PC;
3: move hdd to desktop with lots of SATA ports plug it in and....
4: some better laptops have 2 HDD bays. so.... yah
there are your choices

on the internet googling 2590X is obscure, whY IDK.
I found 2690CdS/CDT with Windows 95, omg old, belongs in trash.
spec sheet says 1996 ,22 years old. (a non SATA PC)
pull hdd and dump the rest
with NON sata PC you would need to do step1, or other steps
above with a custom HDD adaptor.
pull the hdd , read the label and tell the helper what model HDD you have, lacking a spec, full, we'd never know.
(2.5" Enhanced IDE) spec.
most these hdd then have custom, designed IDE interface.

ask vendor I this will work, show him your HDD model #
https://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-3-0-to-IDE-SATA-Converter-External-Hard-Drive-Adapter-Kit-2-5-3-5-Cable/232806386393?hash=item3634578ad9:g:hM8AAOSwFxtbIu1W:sc:USPSFirstClass!75703!US!-1:rk:2:pf:0

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Remove the battery and see if it starts up fine, if not then try the following:

1. Unplug your charger cord.
2. Remove the battery.
3. Press and hold the "Power" button for 30 seconds or longer
4. Now plug back in the power/charger cord.
5. Now put the battery back in.
6. See if it starts up now, laptops often get stuck in hibernate mode.

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