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ejmramon
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Registered: ‎03-08-2015
Location: Texas
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Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 Startup Problem (will not start up without AC Adapter plugged in)

I've had this Thinkpad Edge E430 since 2012 and have loved it, but recently I've been having a problem with it. In order to start it up I have to start it at least twice, and now it seems that the AC adapter must be plugged in for it to start.

What will happen the first time or when it's just running on the battery is that the red indicator light will turn on, and I will hear the fan and the harddrive start up, but the screen will remain black and the computer will not respond to anything. When I have it plugged in and try the second time, it will start up no problem, and there doesn't seem to be any response issues once the laptop is up and running.

 I thought it might be a battery problem, but it has the same start up issues when I took out the batter and just had the AC adapter plugged in. Any ideas what this might be?

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Re: Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430 Startup Problem (will not start up without AC Adapter plugged in)

 Dear Ejmramon

 

Welcome in lenovo community

 

Kindly contact the below support to have your machine checked at one of our authorised service centers .

 

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Let us know

 

Thanks

Alaa



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