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Re: My IBM thinkpad a20m wont turn on
A couple of minor things that could cause this is the battery and memory. Try starting without the battery. Then remove the memory and try it with one chip in, then change them out and try. If these don't work, then the problem will lie with the motherboard, and will need professional diagnosing in order to locate the problem board component.
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To turn on the wireless on IBM Think Pad 2628 A20m you can try the below options
IBM IBM General - Some models have the wireless slide button on the side of the laptop. IBM DV series - use the antenna-like button found on the upper section of your keyboard. IBM R40 - Use the Fn+F5 key-combo. IBM Thinkpad (General) - Most have software switch or button on Left hand side. IBM Thinkpad (model not further identified) wireless switch on Front edge of case. IBM T43/X32 - Fn+F5 -Click "Turn On" IBM ZD series use the antenna-like button just below the “Lock” key.
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Both batteries could be dead. But if you bought a new battery, it's unlikely. I don't know what green light you see, but if it's on the power adapter, it just means it's turned on--not that it is charging. Two possibilities: Your power adapter is bad or the motherboard is bad. Because you say the computer works if plugged in, then you have ruled out the adapter. You should be checking/cleaning the battery contacts and if all else fails, going for a new motherboard.
it actually sounds like something may be shorting out the system, remove the cd-rom and try it then, ive had an a20m do the same thing and it turned out to be the ram, so always check for the simplest, remove each 1 at a time and try to power it on again
Does the battery charge AT ALL
Before buying a new battery go to my computer hardware device manager you may just need a new driver.Update restart see what happens
If not then you do need a new battery.That should solve your problem.
hi good day to you I have problem in my laptop thinkpad A20m PIII 700mhz 256 ram running in widows XP,, and everytime I install the driver of Lan the massage appear error in code 10, and the lan is not working,,can you help me in this problem?