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Thinkpad E420S powers on but doesn't boot for 15-20 minutes

What exactly is happening is: I shutdown/hibernate the laptop after using the day before and go to sleep The next day when I turn on the laptop - the thinkpad 'i' lights up (stays up) and the fan ...
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Can't start Windows 7 after hard shutdown

Something funny happened. I develop artificial intelligence software on my Dell Inspiron 17R, so I frequently have to deal with very large datasets in Java. Here we go. Last night, I was performing ...
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HP pavilion dv6 blank screen, power but no hd Led

I have been dealing with this HP dv6 all day with no luck. Working fine yesterday but today I get nothing but a blank screen. I can hear fan come on, and a few keyboard lights come on, but nothing on ...
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Ask for date on boot (challenge)

Issue An old laptop computer with XP loses date every time it boots. It has no more battery pack so it has to be plugged permanently in to wall. What I already tried Replaced the little button ...
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Laptop won't boot without power cable connected

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5750 that used to run Windows 7 but is now dual-booted with Ubuntu 12.04 (now my predominant OS). Recently an annoying bug developed in that my laptop won't boot without ...
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Dell Inspiron laptop not starting

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu. It was running fine earlier, but suddenly it started mistyping letters with multiple letters and special characters for one second and ...
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How to undo a failed SSD install

Yesterday, I tried to install a Kingston SSD that I've bought, in place of my Acer Aspire M5-581TG-73516G52Mss's "existing" 20gb SSD. There were a few issues, however: The laptop did not contain a ...
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2012 Sony Vaio Often Shuts Down, Restart on its Own, or Will not Boot

My friend has a Sony Vaio he bought in 2012 Model: VPCEH27FD CPU: i5-24XXM (Will get the specifics later) RAM: 4GB DDR3 Graphics: Nvidia GT410M HDD: 750GB SATA3 OS: Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium ...
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Augmented battery make the BIOS block

I've bought a new battery for my notebook, an old AMILO Li 2727, but when it is plugged in and I try to turn on the laptop, the BIOS blocks. If I remove it and restart the computer, it works ...
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Hp primary internal battery error 601 at boot

I was using ubuntu 12.04 and a file transfer was going on when i saw the battery applet was showing 1 min remaining. I immediately shut down the laptop and when i plugged it after some time, from that ...
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ubuntu12.04 hangs at checking battery state

My 12.04 system hangs at "Checking battery state". At this stage, no commands work eg: ctrl+alt+f1, alt+f5. I ran recovery mode, I ran the command sudo mount -o remount, rw sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm ...
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Thinkpad T60 does not turn on

When I plug in the charge, the battery symbol and the charge symbol will light up green. Then, when I try to press the power button, the lights turn off and nothing happens. After this, the only ...
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I have to clear CMOS to Boot

The problem I have is that I need to remove the CMOS battery so the computer would turn on. It appears to be dead, I press the power button and it does absolutely nothing, no lights on, no beeping, ...
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HP ProBook 4530s not booting up

I left my computer on my desk and came back about 3 hours later. The screen wasn't showing, so I held down the power button to restart. I can't get it to turn on. The charging LED is blinking orange ...
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Could an empty pc battery prevent pc booting into BIOS ? (Pc is running, no display)

My pc won't boot into BIOS anymore ... hard disk, fans etc are all spinning, there just isn't any display, no bleeps, and there's also no reading processes heard from the hard drives. I know the pc ...
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I cannot boot Ubuntu 10.04 on battery power. What do I do?

Okay, so as the title says, I run Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that when I boot it on battery, it doesn't come on. I see a blank screen completely. Sometimes, the Ubuntu splash is visible for a couple ...
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No boot without unplug

My PC stopped booting (including no graphics on screen). I stopped it (pressed the power button for 5 secs). It restarted and started beeping three times once. I cleaned up the RAM and it didn't beep ...
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ThinkPad T400 backlight doesn't always turn on when booting from battery

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T400, which I've owned for about a year. A while back, I noticed a problem in which the LED backlight would not always turn on when booting from battery. Usually, if I hold ...