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While in BIOS command mode, turned of - not possible to start anymore

Hi, I have been working in the BIOS command mode (while starting up, I got to the selection menu, asking in which mode I want to start the OS - from there I pressed the key "c"(?) and got to a command prompt). At this stage I was detracted and left the computer - without executing any command. When I returned, the computer was shut off. There was no password or so. Now, I am no more able to start it. When I press the power button, I just get a short noise (0.5 second) from the hard disk. That's all. I have pressed the power button for 10 sec, I have removed the power plug and accu for 20 sec, nothing. Can anybody help me? Many many thanks! -marc

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Thanks i guess i will call netflix for help

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Hi Marc, Hope you doing good. Please try the following solution : 1. Disconnect the power cable. 2. Take out the battery 3. Keep holding down the power button for 60 seconds. 4. Put the battery back in. 5. Connect the power adapter 6. Make sure the Power adapter is switched on and laptop is on AC Power 7. Wait for 5 minutes and try to restart the computer 8. If it still doesn't starts. 9. Hold down the power button for 60 seconds with AC adapter and battery connected 10. Try to restart now and check. 11. If it still doesn't switch on 12. Take out the battery and run on only Ac adapter and restart. Please advise if this still doesn't helps.

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