Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite M35X-S111 Notebook ?

During power up, the pc quits working.Blue power light stays on but no power to hard drive or screen. Occasionally will get through power up and then quits working after 3-4 minutes. It's not the battery. Had a loose charging connector which I thought was causing the problem. Charging connector is fixed, but problem is still there. Believe the loose connector may have caused damage somewhere else.


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I'd remain focused on the batteries. You can't have a blue power light on, unless there is power to the drive, I say this because you do power up occasionally, albeit, for a short time. This should also rule out Operating Sytem failure. Not hard drive failure, however.
\015\012 Its also not important that your power occures via battery or power cable. Search out all the batteries for your laptop, there might be several watch batteries, hidden away, that need to be replaced. They are there to keep the CMOS operational. If these batteries are in failure, your laptop will not function correctly. Battery powered or not. I believe it doubtfull about the connector, but if your sure the cable hasn't been kinked, thus the wire broken, preventing electrical current from arrive at the laptop - I say no faulty connector.
\015\012If you find the batteries, and think they are faulty. Replace them and maintain them (batteries) properly. The next step is to look at replacing power cable with a new cable purchased at your favorite computer outlet source.
\015\012If you've done both of these step, it got to be a faulty hard drive, consult local computer guy, or the manufacture of your laptop for easy replacement of the hard drive ( be prepared to pay for this service). Or if you feel you don't want to mess around with locating the batteries.
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