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Computer will not start up

The plug was accidently disconnected and battery completely drained. Put plug back in and battery recharged but computer will not start still. What am I doing wrong. The light is showing orange where the mains is connected

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This is more than likely a voltage problem:

If Compaq: Hold the Fn + F10 or F11 while hitting the startup key.
If Dell: hold Ctrl+ Windows Logo Key.

hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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Lights left on and the battery went flat on my lads peugeot 206 diesel 2002 recharged battery, the car will not start message on dash ECO MODE CAN ANYONE HELP WITH THE PROBLEM PROBLEM ?


Economy mode usually comes on when the computer senses a low charge on the battery and conserves power to start the vehicle.
1. If you can start the car by jump starting from another vehicle with its engine running then you know your battery is the problem. In some cases when you completely drain a battery you have issues with them ever after until they fail completely.

2. If you cannot jump start from another vehicle then turn everything off and disconnect the negative and then the positive lead on the battery terminals and leave it for 10 minutes. Then connect it back up again (positive lead first and then negative lead last) and put the key in the ignition and turn on the ignition but do not start the car. Leave it there for 5 minutes and then turn the ignition it off. Then try starting again.

3. You have not mentioned if there are any other warning lights being displayed on the dash which you have not mentioned in your question. Please check this carefully because it is also relevant to this problem if there are other warning lights displayed.

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My philips gogear vibe wont turn on


Reset your GoGear with something sharp like the tip of a pen or the end of a paper clip,

if you're device isn't working properly or there's a frozen display.


Insert the sharp object into the "Reset" hole (located at the bottom of the player), and hold it there until the device turns off.


If resetting the device does nothing to restore the display, access the "Philips Device Manager" through your computer to recover the GoGear.


Click "Start" on your computer, then "Programs," "Philips Digital Audio Player," "Aria Device Manager," and then "Philips Device Manager."


This will launch the "Philips Device Manager." Make sure the GoGear is turned off completely. Connect your GoGear to your computer while holding down the "Volume Up" button.


Continue to hold the "Volume Up" button on your GoGear, until the "Philips Device Manager" recognizes the device and enters recovery mode.


Click the "Repair" button when it appears on your computer, then folow the steps to fully recover the GoGear.


Properly disconnect your GoGear from your computer and restart the device.


Recharge your device if your GoGear dies suddenly while playing.

Connect the GoGear to your computer via the supplied USB cord.


Plug one end of the USB cord into a functional, open USB port on your computer. Plug the free, smaller end of the USB cord firmly into the small USB jack on your GoGear and turn your computer on.

This will begin the charging process of your GoGear.


If recharging doesn't work, the battery may need to be replaced.

Check that your GoGear isn't in standby mode. Hold the "Power" button for two seconds to turn it back on.


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No power


Try disconnecting the power supply and start it on battery only.
After you see a screen display of some kind, the power supply can be reconnected.
If this does not work, then remove the battery and start the computer using the power supply only.
After the computer start up sequence is complete, the battery can be re-inserted into the computer.

If the computer continues to misbehave on later restarts, then follow the more rigorous BATTERY RECALIBRATION Procedure below.

1. Now, after the system is up and running with both the battery inside and the power supply connected, after taking note of the current settings so that they can be restored later, set the power plan to High Perfomance, set the computer to Never Sleep on Battery and on Power Supply, disconnect the power supply and allow the computer to run until it shuts itself off due to a low battery condition. This will discharge the battery and performs phase one of battery re-calibration.

2. Next, plug in the power supply, while leaving the battery in place and restart the computer. Allow the battery to fully recharge while leaving the power plan at High Performance and the Sleep to Never. This performs phase two of battery re-calibration.

3. Then, disconnect the power supply and allow the computer to run until it shuts itself off due to a low battery condition, again, now that it has a possibly better, fuller charge than in the previous charge/discharge cycle.

4. Again, restart the computer, connect the power supply and allow it to completely charge the battery.

5. Shut down the computer, disconnect the power supply.

6. Restart the computer and allow the computer to run until it shuts itself off due to a low battery condition again.

7. Now the battery has been recalibrated. Connect the power supply, restart/resume the computer and allow the battery to fully charge again. The Power Plan and Sleep Mode can be set back to their original settings at this time.

8. The above procedure should only need to be performed every six to twelve months to recalibrate the battery.


This condition sometimes happens to my HP Presario when I have left the power supply plugged into the computer with the battery in for several days or weeks at a time, without running on the battery alone for a while to discharge and recharge it a little bit.

HP recommends that when running your computer for more than two weeks from the power supply, the battery should be removed to slow the aging of the battery, which can cause the battery to lose capacity or fail prematurely.

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Battery has been charging to 100%. Suddenly would only charge to 76 percent. Now, after two weeks, will max at 62 percent. Computer is 1 year old. Can battery meter be recalibrated?


Pulled from Gateway's website:
Do not interrupt the battery recalibration process. If recalibration is interrupted, you must start the process over again.

  1. Close all open files and programs.
  2. Connect your notebook to AC power and allow the battery to completely charge.
  3. Disconnect the AC power and restart your notebook.Note: If the power cord plug.gif or battery baticon.gif icon does not appear on the taskbar, click the show hidden icons showhidden.gif button. If the icon still does not appear, verify thatAlways show icon on the taskbar is checked on the Power Options Properties Advanced tab.

  4. Completely discharge the battery by doing the following:

    1. From the desktop, right-click on the power icon, then select Adjust Power Properties.
    2. Click the Power Schemes tab.
    3. Click the arrow button to open the Power Schemes list, then click Always On.
    4. Click the Alarms tab.
    5. Click to remove the check mark from the Low battery alarm and Critical battery alarm checkboxes. Let the battery drain until your notebook automatically turns off.

  5. After the battery is completely drained, reconnect your notebook to AC power.
  6. Charge the battery completely until the yellow battery status indicator goes out.
  7. When you are ready to use your notebook again, do the following:

    1. From the desktop, right-click on the power icon, then select Adjust Power Properties.
    2. Click the Power Schemes tab.
    3. Click the arrow button to open the Power Schemes list, then click Always On.
    4. Click the Alarms tab.
    5. Click to select the Low battery alarm and Critical battery alarm check boxes.

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It say do not disconnect


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In a case where you are receiving a Do not disconnect message and freezes in that state even if you disconnect your iPod, the usual remedy is to allow your iPod's battery to completely drain. Then connect the iPod back to your computer and allow it to completely recharge. At that point, connect it to iTunes and perform a restore,

A restore will restore your iPod back to its original factory settings, but once it does, you will have your iPod back and should also be able to restore your iPod back to one its previous backups via iTunes.

Try this procedure and let me know if this helps.

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have you tried recharging/replacing the battery?

Remove the battery & completely disconnect the camera from any cables. Now charge/replace the battery & try switching it on again. If it still fails to turn on & you have fully charged the battery then you should take it to a Camera shop for them to test. Alternatively, purchase a new battery to use in the camera.

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