12-13-2017 08:33 PM
Hello! I'm new to lenovo forums I'm I typing in the right place? Well I'm having a problem with my Edge 2-1580 so it had been telling me when I tried to run games that it could not initialize the DirectX and that was 5-ish days ago so I have not been using my computer but its been plugged in for those 5-ish days and now its not turning on at all so I tried to turn it on this afternoon and I got a loud buzzing sound seemingly from the fan the the the fan stopped and I heard what I thought to be the harddrive and the that stopped my keyboard didn't light up except for the num lock button and the power button was blinking the screen was blank the whole time it didnt even light up it was just off and now I am just wondering what to do do I need a new laptop now?
01-30-2018 04:37 AM
Thanks for using the Lenovo forums.
Try a static discharge for this, it may help to resolve the issue or at least get rid of any built up static on the motherboard.
(If the battery is internal, please just skip the remove/replace battery steps.)
1. Turn the unit off
2. Remove the battery and the Mains adapter
3. Press and hold the front power button for 30 seconds
4. Replace the battery and the Mains adapter
5. Turn the unit on as normal
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.
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