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R51 2887 NQ2 Thinkpad (not under warranty) not powering on. The problem appeared 3 months ago for the first time, but going through some forums, the problem got temporarily solved by removing the battery and repeatedly pressing the power button and then running the laptop on AC power without batteries. But now the laptop is recalcitrant to power on. I have tried changing the BIOS battery and powering on the laptop without the memory module and the hard drive. Without Success. I am disinte


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The system boards are pretty cheap, but they aren't the easiest to replace. If you don't want to replace it, I think you would be happiest with a new system. The good news is all of your data is easily retrievable.
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R51 2887 NQ2 Thinkpad (not under warranty) not powering on. The problem appeared 3 months ago for the first time, but going through some forums, the problem got temporarily solved by removing the battery and repeatedly pressing the power button and then running the laptop on AC power without batteries. But now the laptop is recalcitrant to power on. I have tried changing the BIOS battery and powering on the laptop without the memory module and the hard drive. Without Success. I am disinte


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