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Thinkpad 13 Not Starting up

2020-03-02, 1:52 AM

I'm hoping someone has advice for me as we've tried everything.

 

Currently working with a 13 (Type 20GJ, 20GK) Laptop (ThinkPad).

 

The RED lights will come on (and flash when the laptop is plugged in) as they are supposed to.

 

However, the power led on the power button, the light on the caps lock and the screen are all inactive upon attempting startup.  Holding down the power button will turn it off, but that is it.

 

I have tried:

 

  • Disconnecting the batter and the CMOS
  • Holding the power button (to drain the power) for 30 seconds with everything unhooked
  • Attempting to boot with just the power cable (battery unhooked)
  • Reseating the RAM, as well as trying each chip alone in each slot
  • Reseating the monitor cable 
  • Connecting directly to an external monitor (without the internal cable inserted)
  • Plugging in an external USB keyboard

 

NOTHING. It just sits there, no beeps, nothing on the screen, no lights flashing.

 

What else can I try?  What could be the cause?

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08-23-2020

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Re:Thinkpad 13 Not Starting up

2020-08-23, 7:25 AM

Same problem here.  Red light on the "I" turns on, but no beeps, no screen, nothing.  

 

Anyone have any ideas?

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08-27-2020

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Re:Thinkpad 13 shutting down unexpectedly

2020-08-27, 11:09 AM

My thinkpad 13 20j2 2nd Gen keeps shutting down unexpectedly but when in BIOS mode it does not shut down can any one help

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