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- T41 not starting up!
September 8, 2005, 2:25 am
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i was using it with college LAN and yahoo messenger was almost always
on. i didnt know that standby should not be done when communication
links are on.
i was using it with AC power supply and sent it to standby. it did not
come back after that even if i tried to reboot. i disconnected power
supply. now on battery, it easily came back (by keeping the power
button pressed). then the next day, when i accidentally closed the lid,
it went into standby and didnt come back even if run on battery power.
now when i press the power button, the battery light below the display
turns on for a microsecond, and goes off (no beeps or anything). then
if i keep the power button pressed, the two lights on the left of the
battery light turn on eventually, and it stays that way. no screen
showing, nothing happening, only 2 lights glowing.
i took the battery out, put it back in. tried to restart but the same
Re: T41 not starting up!
Did you simply try restarting the machine after having disconnected both
the power and the battery for about a minute and then reconnecting the
power ? (not the battery, to eliminate any problem it might cause). I
just looks to me like your machine crashed when attempting to go into
stand-by mode (mine does it routinely got into stand-by mode while
connected to my network without a hitch). If this happens again, try
eliminating one by one the programs that might be running in the
background until you find which one causes the problem (which is not