Having problems with your PC Laptops ?

I have a Toshiba 1405-s171 serial # 72154211P. The green power light would not go on, but the laptop would still function properly. Then I started to get a message something to the effect that the battery was running low---even when the battery was not installed. So I thought it might be the A/C power adapter and got a new one. The laptop functioned awhile and then got the same battery low-shutting down message. Now when plugged in and turned on there are no lights. When turned on the DVD


Answers :

There really isn't any quick way to do this. It is possible that the battery has developed what is refered to as Memory. That is it never fully charges because it spends too much time on the charger so even though the battery is 90% power the laptop thinks it is at 0 Power. Remove the battery and disconnect the plug and hold the power button down for 60 sec. Then connect it to power and see if the machine will start and stay running. If it won't power up or stay on with the power supply connected and no battery my guess would be you have a weak capacitor or blown circuit on the motherboard. I hate to say this but you are most likely looking at getting a new laptop.
This is a sign of pad power supply of the laptop and not yet a motherboard problem, this is still fixable you just have the power supply of the laptop replace and that's it .....
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I have a Toshiba 1405-s171 serial # 72154211P. The green power light would not go on, but the laptop would still function properly. Then I started to get a message something to the effect that the battery was running low---even when the battery was not installed. So I thought it might be the A/C power adapter and got a new one. The laptop functioned awhile and then got the same battery low-shutting down message. Now when plugged in and turned on there are no lights. When turned on the DVD


There really isn't any quick way to do this. It is possible that the battery has developed what is refered to as Memory. That is it never fully charges because it spends too much time on the charger so even though the battery is 90% power the lapto ... PC Laptops

"Plugged in, not charging", Toshiba Satellite A135 S4527, under Windows Vista Home Premium


I started having the same problem and worse mine would shut off without warning either from the battery running down or even just plugged in without a battery. I thought It might be overheating so I got a can of air and cleaned all of the ... Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook

Dell inspiron 6000 not charging


I have a Dell Inspiron 6000, and so does my wife. One day coming back from the airport, the power adapter cord(the end that plugs into the laptop) was hanging out the door and was dragging on the ground. Well the end was unusable and I was out look ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

Laptop crashes shortly after boot, power light rapidly blinks red.


Its late, so just to make sure I'm not brain-dead basically your laptop runs fine as long as its powered by the AC adaptor but dies fairly quickly while running via battery. \015\012\015\012This is very typical of a battery that will no longer hold a ... Medion (40010998)

Massive series of problems with IBM Thinkpad


Probably itz either minor case of software corruption/improper ground/cpu fan..or major case of faulty or defective main board/ram/addon/daughter cards....plz do check the following as in order:..the Hardwa ... IBM ThinkPad R40 2897 Notebook

Laptop computer won't turn on...


The only thing i would say is that disconnect the battery,disconnect the ac addapter,keep pressed the power button for about a minute then connect battery and ac adapter ,try this several times ,if it does'nt work try and borrow an ac addapter from a ... HP Compaq Evo n610c Notebook

Toshiba t900 will not turn on or charge


Leave the battery disconnected and only hook up the ac adapter. See if you can get the laptop to turn on and get video. If you can then that means either the battery is bad or the charge is so low on the battery it can't turn on the laptop. If the ... Toshiba Tecra T9000 Notebook

Re: Errors being experienced with the ACER ASPIRE 5100-5758, OS VISTA. Error dealing with BUS:06, DEVICE:04, FUNCTION:00 AND ON TO FUNCTION:03


Hi, Nice report. We don't see these too often. You've had quite a few tech inclined people on your machine. My first hunch was memory timings and that could still be the problem. However, there is also memory on the display ad ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Dell 9400 wont show AC power icon


If the computer is connected to an electrical outlet, the light operates as follows:\015\012\015\012Solid green: ... Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook

Laptop will only charge when off or in sleep mode


Here are some great source where will will get any kinds of HP,ACER,DELL and COMPAQ laptop Solution and any kinds of Driver download.» Hp Laptop' ... HP Pavilion TX2000Z Notebook

Toshiba Satellite Laptop Power Failure (A105-S1013 System Unit)


How handy are you with a digital multimeter? If the laptop is still disassembled, find the solder connections on the motherboard where the mini power cable enters the board from the jack. Plug the AC adapter in. Check to make sure you have the pro ... Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

Laptop Power Issues


My probleams is when starting pc and at that moment laptop noise create so whats i can do piz given reply ... Toshiba P25-S670 Notebook

Acer Notebook won't start up. At first we thought the powercord was damaged because the green light on it would blink. We got a new cord but the light just turns off and the computer won't start.


There could be a problem with the battery. A fast check to determine whether you have a problem with the power\015\012adapter, power cord or the laptop's battery is to turn off the laptop,\015\012remove the battery, connect the power adapter, turn on ... Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

Dell D620 not running on AC power


By the description of your PC and of the replacement board, it should work. But I would suggest some further checking. This is not an easy way to diagnose a repair. If you have the Service Tag(on a white label on the bottom) go to www.support.dell ... Dell Latitude D620 Notebook

Dell inspiron 5150 do not come on when the power button pressed


If you remove the battery and disconnect power cord, then hold power button for 20 seconds, then reconnect power cord but do not re-insert battery, and the unit powers on okay, the problem may be your battery. If there is still an intermittent probl ... Dell Inspiron 5150 Notebook

I have Gateway MX8715. This morning I tried to turn the laptop on and no power. I tried just the battery and it would not come on. Battery out and AC only. No Power. I have checked to see if there were any known problems with this model. Could it be the AC, Battery, or maybe CMOS battery? I hope it is not the motherboard. It has been getting hot but I got a laptop cooling unit that sits under the laptop. Seemed to help that part. Any ideas? and Where is a realiable yet inexpensive site to orde


I would suggest getting a universal power adapter like this one:http://www.mikescomputershop.com/universal-notebook-adapter-p-28.htmlbe sure to set the power rating to the same volts as your old power adapter. this will ... PC Desktops

My battery is at 0% and does not charge and whenever i take out the power chord my computer automatically turns off. Any help


Here is a good resource I found:\015\012\015\012Solution for HP Pavilion DV6000 Battery Not Charge\015\012\015\012Reinstalling the power management software has just fixed it for me. Go to de ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Power turns on and off.


Try the steps listed below :\015\012\015\012 1. Disconnect the AC Adapter.2. Remove the Battery.Note : Please see that there are no external devices or cables connected to the Notebook.\015\0123. Hold the Power but ... HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook

Fujitsu laptop powered up then went dead now not even powering up


Take out the battery and only hook up the ac adapter and turn on the laptop and see if that gets video to come back up.If that doesn't work then try another known working ac adapter to see if that works.After\015\012that, then ... Fujitsu Siemens PC Laptops

I have acer aspire 5572 NWXCi . yesterday show comment that computer hibernate but every i touch power button, the my notebook is not ON. the led batere just blink twice orange color. and the led power is not blink. What happen can you helpme...


This is just a start, report back with results and we can continue.Unplug the battery and the power adapter for 30 minutes .. After this, plugin the power adapter and try starting up.What happens? If there is no change, there ... Acer Aspire 5050-3242 Notebook

"Plugged in, not charging", Toshiba Satellite A135 S4527, under Windows Vista Home Premium


It sounds like the power socket on the laptop is faulty and needs replacing or resoldering. To check this, power up the latop with the power adapter, wriggle the plug in the power socket and check if the battery charge indicator flicks on and off ind ... Toshiba Satellite Pro M300-S1002X Notebook

Compaq Presario Laptop lost power


I have the exact same problem this time with an ASUS A6KM laptop. When you press the power button on this laptop. Everything seems ok the hard disk starts up but nothing is displayed on screen. As soon as the ASUS bios logo is about to appear on t ... PC Laptops

Evo n610c not charging properly?


I would like to know if anyone has any adivce for this as mine is acting the same way and I too have bought a new battery with no luck. ... Compaq Evo N610C Notebook

CPU fan operates but laptop otherwise dead ?


Remove the battery and plug in the power adapter. Attempt to power on the laptop. If nothing happens, then try holding the power cord, at the jack, at a different angle. Wiggle it a little and see if the laptop will come on. If it does come on, then ... Compaq Presario R3000 Notebook

Computer will not turn on, even while plugged in and with battery


There is no Master Reset Switch, Circuit Breaker, or Fuse. (I'm just full of cheer, huh?)A.Sounds like it's a problem with the DC Power Jack. The port where you plug the AC adapter into. This jack's body is made of plastic, with a metal r ... Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.1077 seconds