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R31 IBM ThinkPad won't start with new battery
\015 My ThinkPad laptop has Windows XP loaded and I just bought a new battery for it. With the old battery, and now the new one, the TP will not start unless the power adapter is plugged in.\302\240\015\012\015\012Once the unit is running, it works fine with battery power.\015\012\015\012More detail: Unit tries to start with two green lights - power and battery on. Hard drive light blinks on then goes out. Before the screen lights up, the machine shuts off.\015
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