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When i woke up, it was still dead. Checked all contacts, all clean and tight. I have a t61 by the way. YAY! http://megathud.com/lenovo-thinkpad/t400-not-powering-on.html

I subsequently tried many combinations of pressing the power button with AC only / Battery only / both… etc. Thanks! Your Own Question Chris R., Computer Tech Category: Computer Hardware Satisfied Customers: 1043 Experience: BSBA CIS, A+ Certified 70521640 Type Your Computer Hardware Question Here... Thank you! weblink

Lenovo Thinkpad Won't Power On

Post navigation ← C. As an Ee I am even more amazed. Xxx Josie on March 4th, 2013 Thanks loads! But I really appreciate this tip.

jojo on February 28th, 2012 This is insane- it works! So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get on with your life. Dan on July 19th, 2014 Came home from vacation to a dead laptop. Lenovo T430 Not Booting Strange, but it saved us great deal.

WOW WOW WOW WOW it works lol… saved me a week of my life, thank you :) L Ireland on October 13th, 2011 Thank you - this worked for me too. Lenovo Thinkpad Power Button Blinking Half-crying, in sheer desperation I googled absolutely dead Thinkpad. Can'tBelieveItWorked on March 6th, 2015 You are a life saver for posting this! KaiGuy on August 8th, 2014 Saved my butt today - my W500 appeared to be totally dead all of a sudden - no lights - nothing.

Thanks for the tip. Lenovo Power Button Blinks 3 Times I'm posting this to make sure that it is still valid! Thinkpad user on December 22nd, 2014 THIS ACTUALLY WORKED! Reply Bryan says January 20, 2010 at 6:24 am Thanks so much for posting this.

  • Crazy!
  • Tell them you support the bipartisan Fair Repair Act, LB 67.
  • Thanks for the advise.
  • would you believe it….Thinkpad T43 died not lights no nothing..
  • ONE PRESS will do it.

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I have already ordered a replacement!….but thought I would see if there was any solution.

It worked ! Lenovo Thinkpad Won't Power On it really works!!!!!! Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Not Turning On Thank you so much!

Rather I would go for a MacBook this time as these days you can pretty much install Linux or Windows on it on the side. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Kansans, Kansas has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation. alex on May 1st, 2014 thanks you, you made me happy day for reviving my old R61e, think it was a fuse… your site was 1st googled :) Alex on May Where Is The Power Button On A Lenovo Laptop

It works, Mike Masnick, thanks! This isn't a magic trick, the point of this besides the static discharge, this resets the Bios of computer by pulling all the charge out of the Internal 2032 CMOS Battery, Then I found this posting. his comment is here My bet is on the CMOS battery.

What does the ThinkPad "power button trick" do? Lenovo T450 Won't Turn On ruudj on December 7th, 2011 I had this same problem. Tried the start button procedure NO LUCK!

Also, do you hear any sounds(beeps, fan turning on)?Are you also saying that the computer powers on fine when only the power cord is connected and the battery is removed?

Manoj SHETH on January 18th, 2014 I am speechless with overjoyed. Erla on October 8th, 2013 This is crazy and it worked ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy Lenovo ThinkPad won't turn on and I tried removing the battery and holding down the power button and it didn't help. Lenovo T440 Won't Turn On Also, feel free to leave a comment here; I probably won't be able to assist you, but other more experienced readers might.

Find out who represents you in the Nebraska state legislature. just worked for me. Report dave- Nov 4, 2012 at 07:31 PM wow, you are awesome. weblink Unbelievable.

She's lost without it.