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We have toshiba satellite pro laptop which was working fine. Now it will not turn on and the caps lock, f10 and f11 lights are illuminated even though laptop not turned on. Nothing happens when we press the power on button, have tried unplugging, using ac power lead and/or battery power and still nothing. any ideas ? Thanks

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  • graeme ian hunter Dec 30, 2010

    Try this before going any further ( after some sarcastic replies from some ignorant users of Fixya, I'd prefer to establish a few facts before offering an official solution):
    1.) Unplug the AC power and battery, press the power button and hold ffor 30 seconds, this will clear the CMOS.
    2.) Reconnet to AC power and try booting
    3.) can you hear any fan activity / HDD or DVD noises?
    4.) has anything been spilled on the laptop?

    If this does not solve the problem, repost with results and I'll try to help further, although i'm thinking that you may have amotherboard failure

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Remove all power sources.
Remove hard drive and Ram.
Fit AC adapter and press on. If the laptop complains as there are now no periferals, power down the laptop.
If it still dosn't power up at all, you have a motherboard fault and cannot continue. A Toshiba Computer Repair Cetre will help you out.
If it did work;
Disconnect power source.
Fit RAM and try again. If that still works but now states that there is no OS, power it down and with power source removed fit the hard drive.
Power up again with AC Adapter. Hope fully all now should be well or at least you now know where your fault lies.
I hope that helps.

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  • visiondvd May 06, 2011

    I had same problems,,,reseat everything to reset board and use a new charger,,problem is charger.

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