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How to turn off lights off in capacitive Windows buttons after WP 8.1 update?

Question: How to turn off lights off in capacitive Windows buttons after WP 8.1 update?

Before WP 8.1 you could disable button lights by activating power saving mode. After WP 8.1 power saving does not disable the lights , which are very annoying when reading a book or watching a video in dark. How to disable button lights in WP 8.1 in Lumia 920?

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Answer: How to turn off lights off in capacitive Windows buttons after WP 8.1 update?

Are you sure? Battery Saver always turned off the lights on my 920, regardless of update. (8.0 Update 3, 8.1, etc.)

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Hi,
I have a Lumia 1520 and the 3 capacitive buttons that did not light up after the Cyan update. The buttons do light up before the Cyan update and was fine in DP 8.1. In addition to that, I cannot access the touch menu in settings. When I tap it, it just goes in and exits the menu quickly (like refreshing the setting page).
Thanks

Answer:Lumia 1520 capacitive buttons do not light up after Cyan update

Hi,
You can fix this by going to settings-> Display-> Turn off battery saver brightness.
Hope it works for you
J

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Hello,

How can i turn off lights in media buttons near the ON/OFF switch?
Because i press some key and now all of them are lightning and the LED above touch pad and Satelite logo are lightning too.
And i don`t know how to turn them off.

Thanks for help

Answer:Satellite A300-15K: How to turn off lights in media buttons

Hi

Please check the BIOS settings? I?m not quite sure how the option is called but search for the ?Illumination LED? and set it to ?disabled?. You should find it somewhere in the ?Advanced? tab.

Do you know how to access the BIOS???
No?

Press the F2 button immediately after notebook was powered up.

Greets

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Someone... please help me ..Hello... I lenovo Z360 user.i upgrade my windows7 home/64bit to ultimate/64bit and i have installed all driver but onekey theater not function.and mute sync buttons does not turn on (light) but still functioning...I do not know why this happened...or there may be a forgotten driver installed, or else..  maybe anyone can help me on this...I can let go about the lamp not lit on the mute button but..about the choice menu,such normal, theater, intelligent between Intel and nvidia are very important.i also search the driver about onekey theatre in consumer support lenovo.com and i can't find it.so I am looking for drivers Onekey theatre for Z360...And is there another way to be able to choose options from a onekey theater (normal, theater, intelligent)......?please help me.....please.....Thanks...













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Answer:onekey theater not function and muteSync buttons does not turn on (lights) in Z360

first of all, you can download drivers from the link below:http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/uk/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=808113second of all, take a look at the thread below for one key theater issue:http://forum.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-B-V-and-Z-series/Z560-Intel-HD-Driver-amp-One-Key-Theater-upd...also, do not forget to re-install power management and mutesync drivers.

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Capacitive buttons on my lumia 720 doesn't respond after upgrade to windows 10 latest build. Every functionality was fine with 8.1. Not sure how to get over this issue. Any help would be appreciated.
Update - Reverted back to 8.1 and the issue is gone.

Answer:Why aren't my capacitive buttons not working after upgrade to Windows 10 tech preview on Lumia720?

I get this problem on my 920 and rebooting the phone fixes it for me. Not sure if I can isolate what actually causes it.

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Is there finally a way to disable the capacitive keys on a. Device such as the Nokia Lumia 1520 in Windows 10 now?
I know battery saver will do this, but won't battery saver also disable other things too?

Answer:Can I Turn Capacitive Keys Off in Windows 10?

You mean the lights? I don't think you can turn them off any way other than battery saver sorry

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i have lumia 520 and want to turn off the vibrations of the windows keys i.e. bing seach, home and back button. its very disguting during touching these keys. I've windows version 8.1 and application version 3.15.4.28. As i lurked around on the internet and found that if the touch application is 2.2.0.1 then the windows vibration turn on/off key appears in touch menu. But i'm unable to find it ......so kindly help me to get rid offf this problem...this is making my windows experience very bitter....

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hi,
i am using luma 720 since january 14. its good all the time. but suddenly it got problem, capacitive key stopped working properly even stop at the first time.. i have reset it via soft and hard reset. although its working but twice aout of 5 attempts.. i dont know, whats the wrong. do you plz help me.... i love my phone... plz plz

Answer:capacitive buttons not working

Is your lumia 720 running windows phone 8.1 developer preview or windows phone 8.1GDR3/black update ?

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Hey....i got a problem in my lumia 720 today.....when i woke up i find that 3 buttons (back; windows; bing search) are not working but capacitive lights are working properly... I have updated to dev update 8.1and was working properly for a Month. And now after a couple of restarts ...soft and hard resets...i am not able to get releaf from this problem....what should i hav to do...??

Answer:capacitive buttons not working

Why not downgrade it to windows phone 8.0 and see if the problem still persists. Backup all your data before downgrading your device to windows phone 8.0.

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I have an HTC Titan windows phone running Windows Phone 7.8, and today suddenly my phone restarted and said welcome and stuff! Things didn't get deleted except the Windows Live ID but my apps and others were there, and my start screen appeared to be rearranged. And now the back, start and search keys are not working!! Please guys help me as soon as possible.

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currently using windows 10 mobile build 14295.1005 when battery mode turned on the buttons backlight isn't turning off? any solution. did reset was working fine but after few system settings update again same issue ? any fix?

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I am on Windows phone 8.1 on a Nokia Lumia 720. My capacitive buttons have stopped responding. As a result, i am unable to go back to the start screen unless i restart the phone. Is there a workaround?
Is there an app to do this-
1) Create a constant notification in the notification centre tapping which will allow me to go to the start screen?
2) Create a shortcut in the notification centre to access certain apps?

Answer:Why aren't my Capacitive buttons not responding?

Make a backup and reset the phone with Windows Phone Recovery Tool: FAQ - How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - USA

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I love my Lumia 520, but it's a frustrating phone to use at the moment. Sometimes when I want to go back to a previous screen, the BACK/HOME/SEARCH buttons go dead, and sometimes it's like the calibration of the screen is out. In using the keyboard for example I will press "A" and the phone will type "U" instead.
I noticed however, that they work perfectly fine when I remove the cover and use the phone. Am I the only one experiencing this, and is there a fix?

Answer:capacitive buttons on lumia 520 don't always work

Maybe the digitalizer (The part of the screen that register the touch) connector is faulty or is not making a proper contact with the phone board. Have you try using another cover? Maybe your current cover is making too much pressure and the digitalizer don't work properly.
If you have some very basic skills in disassembly stuff, you can clean the digitalizer connector with alcohol and hope that solves the problem. You can find many tutorials about L520 disassembly.
Another possibility is that your L520 digitalizer is just faulty and needs replacement, good news is that part should pretty cheap and there is a lot of tutorials en YouTube about how to replace the L520 digitalizer. Good luck.

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my lumia 830 capacitive buttons stopped working suddenly?help

Answer:my lumia 830 capacitive buttons stopped working suddenly?help me please

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question my lumia 830 capacitive buttons stopped working suddenly?help try a soft reset (hold vol down + power 15 secs)

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Capacitive buttons (back, home and search keys) not working on lumia 720. The other parts of the touch screen is working perfectly. It's just those three buttons at the bottom, they also light up so. It is not under warranty. and i tried hard reset as well.
Can anyone help?

Answer:How do I get my Capacitive buttons (back, home and search keys) working on my Lumia 720?

Have you tried soft reset? See if that helps. If it doesn't then you would have to go to Nokia care centre
Sent from whichever device I happen to be using today.

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Hi, can you help me with my stupid problem? I have 2 questions: 1) Is there a way to enable trackpoint to work with the capacitive layer? I.e. to be able to use it without physically pushing the pad down. Now, as soon as I touch the trackponit, it disables light clicks (touches) of the touchpad, I guess to prevent unintended palm clicks 2) Is there anything I can do to make the buttons work again? (See the story below.) I have cleaned it all even inside, but there were almost no stains at all anyway, none on chips or cables. And it partially worked just this morning.I guess I could soak it in water, then ethanol, and finally dig into rice grains for a week or two as a last resort...but I hope for a more electronics-friendly solution. Story:I spilled my coffee into the keyboard and touchpad, and even though almost no water got onto the motherboard (a few drops), I cut off the power supply in less than 10 seconds, and I cleaned it all thoroughly (even managed to get inside the touchpad itself and assemble it all back...what a pain), it works weird.At first, it registered about 1/10 or 1/20 of physical button presses (depressions of the pad). So technically it somewhat worked. The capacitive (touch) layer worked fine including multitouch. Then I tried to just click on it repeatedly for about 100 times rapidly, and it started to miraculously work 100% fine...for about 30 minutes, then it returned to the 1/20 state again. But as soon as it started to work fine,... Read more

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I have a bit of a strange issue with my computer. Forgive me if I'm a little too descriptive, but I'm not sure which details are relevant and which are not for such a problem. First, the specs:

Model: eMachines T2984
Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 2
Processor: Intel Celeron D Processor 340, 2.93 GHZ, 256K L2 Cache, 533 MHZ FSB
Power Supply Unit: Bestec Model: ATX-250-12E REV: P7
Motherboard: I can't tell, but it appears to be an Intel motherboard by the number of Intel labels on it
RAM: 512 MB DDR SD originally, added 1 GB a couple of months ago
Let me know if you need anything else...

Yesterday, I got home from shopping around 1PM, and I tried to start the computer. I pushed the power button, and nothing happened. I checked all of the cords, and they were all plugged in. Not knowing what else to do, I opened up the case to see if there was something obviously wrong. The only thing that I noticed (other than a bunch of dust) was that the power supply unit was still hot. I shut the computer down about 5 hours earlier after about 20 minutes of use, so it seemed strange that the power supply was still hot. I unplugged the computer just in case there was some sort of fire hazard.

At this point, I called a friend who suggested that the problem might be with the motherboard or the power supply unit.

A few hours later, I plugged it back in to try to get it to work. As soon as I plugged it in, the entire unit suddenly started "running" by itsel... Read more

Answer:Computer Doesn't Turn on, Fans and Some Lights Turn on Automatically

I would suspect that the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is going south. If you have a spare one laying around, install it and see if the problem goes away.
You can buy a new,better PSU from Newegg for about $40.00. I have used a Thermaltake 430 watt in one of my machines for some time now and it works well.
You will have to check the size of your PSU to be sure a new one will fit into the eMachine.
Here's the page with that PSU on it. It's the last one on the list.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010320058+50001379&name=Thermaltake
 

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Hello everyone, I have this problem with the touch buttons at the top right corner ( volume and fan buttons).When the laptop is booting the lights are on but 1-2 minutes after I log on to my user, the lights go off.However they remain in function. It is a lenovo Y570 All my drivers are up to date and methods mentioned in previous similiar threads have not worked for me   Thank you in advance 

Answer:Volume and fan buttons lights off

Hi Rma95
 
Welcome in Lenovo Forums
 
Please check the Power management application if it's already installed on your machine or not if not so please go to Lenovo support to install it and if it's already you will need to uninstall it and to reinstall it one more time 
 
Please let me know if the issue still exist
 
Thanks 
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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.

as for my computer specs

CPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMD
GPU: R9-270x AMD
RAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sport
MOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0
PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+
Case: Rosewill GALAXY

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Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

First, I would unplug everything that isn't necessary. Everything external except for the keyboard and monitor. Internally, just leave the CPU, RAM and video card installed. See if it turns on. If not, you might try and test the power button. Disconnect the power button from the mobo. If the pin headers allow for it, use the reset button as the power button. If not, you can use a flat head screwdriver to power on the computer (cross the two pins for the power button with the blade of the screwdriver). If you do this, just be very careful. Touch only the power button pins and nothing else! You could easily damage components by touching the screwdriver to the wrong thing.

Some motherboards have a power button right on the board that you can press to power on the computer. I looked at a pic of your board and didn't notice one.

If that doesn't do it, plug the power button back in. You might try and play around with the RAM. I don't know if you have 2 or 4 sticks of RAM, but try and boot the computer with only one stick of RAM at a time. If there's a bad stick, you'll find it through this process of elimination.

If none of the above works, then it might be a bad PSU.
 

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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.as for my computer specsCPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMDGPU: R9-270x AMDRAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sportMOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+Case: Rosewill GALAXYthanks 

Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

You can try a new  RAM stick.What you describe can be: Anything overloads the PSU, or a failing PSU Bad memory in the low region. BIOS  can't run without it. Bad CPU, or heat sink not in placeDisconnect the HDD and the DVD drive. (Power off, of course.)Power on. Does it  show the  BIOS?

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Hi All,
I am using the phone for past 10 months and updated my lumia 720 to cyan from black 2 weeks back with windows 8.1 update. After 3-4 days the capacitive touch buttons start to work automatically and only way to stop it is lock the phone. It only happens at random point and dont know how to bring it up again.
I walked into Nokia Care twice where the phone worked without any hitch and I tried as much as I can to bring it up in front of them, but I couldn't. They ran the full test in system and said the phone is alright and I can continue using it.
But as soon as I reached home it started again and went next time, again phone was behaving properly and they gave it back. Today it started in the morning itself. Any idea what triggers it and how to bring it up to show Nokia Care.
Thanks & Regards,
Sundar.

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I saw that there were others with this issue. I already tried things like resetting the ram, taking out my battery. Even with my laptop plugged in, not lights are showing up and the power button isnt starting anything. I tried to listen and hear if anything was happening, but no luck. I just to get help if there is anything I can do to trouble shoot or just figure out what the issue is so I can get it fixed . I was running Windows 10 on there. 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15R won't turn on ! No lights will turn on .

Hi PARTH511722,
What is the exact system model?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible? Could you try powering on with another battery?
Remove the memory and disconnect the HDD and try powering on the system with adapter only / battery only and check.
Does the adapter led stay on and stable or does it go off when connected to the system?
If the adapter led is stable when connected to the system and there are no signs of power, then the motherboard is suspected faulty.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Everything works fine except for a little something that is just annoying.
I can deal with it, im just wondering why it would happen.
Im using an SSD to boot up. Everything works fine and fast except when it gets to the Windows Splash screen.
The monitor seems to lose signal and my g15 keyboard's LCD shuts off and i wait for about 6 seconds. After that i can hear the login sound my keyboard LCD turns back on while the monitor goes back to the DVI connection displaying the login screen
Anyone know why this would happen after the windows splash screen?
Is it drivers?
Using an asrock z77 extreme6 MOBO, SSD firmware is updated

Answer:Monitor loses signal, keyboard lights turn off after windows splash screen, long delay

It's probably loading the drivers for them. Try updating the drivers for video and your keyboard.

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This may seem a little silly to experience users of Toshiba laptops BUT I got my laptop recently, and few days ago I lost the lights on my Function Buttons (next to the power button) plus the 'satillite' logo at the bottom left corner.

I don't know if I did something to switch them off?
Saddly I don't know how to get the lights back on.

Can anyone PLEASE help and tell me how (step-by-step if poss) to get them back.

Thank you in advance.

Answer:Satellite A660-1H7 Function Buttons and Logo lights went out

> I don't know if I did something to switch them off?
>Saddly I don't know how to get the lights back on.

As far as I know this functionality is controlled by Backlight.exe and you can find this in
Program Files\Toshiba\TBS\Backlight.exe

Usually this is a part of the VAP (value added package)? so reinstalling this package should help you to get this working again.

You can also assign this exe file again to the button using the tool TOSHIBA Button Support

Someone wrote this in forum:
+When I go in "TOSHIBA Button Support", I only have empty fields with the choice in the bottom to set "TOSHIBA Assist" or "Presentation". The empty fields are "Description", "Option" and "Target Path". There's a "Browse" button to manually select a program, but I've no idea where the "backlight on/off" exe is, if there's one.+

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(I'm sorry for double postings) Case of NumbSkull syndrom. I hope I am posting in the right place. I recently bought a used Dell Latitude XT. The biggest issue is the service tag sticker was removed before I purchased it ( I didnt know this). When I try to boot up I get flashing lights at F4,F5, and the Cap Lock buttons. This will stay flashing with the fan shutting off after about 2 minutes. After the fan is off and I leave the unit plugged in and with the battery installed the lights will turn to solidly lit after about 2o-25 minutes. I can not access the Bios F2 or any other of the F buttons. This unit was orgianly sold with the Vista OS system. The seller installed Windows 7 Professional on it. I have tried unsuccessfully to get help from Dell. With out Service Tag Number they give me a line of *stuffing* that they cant help me without that number. I also asked if I had to replace the MOBO what would be the best to swap out. Again no Service Tag number no help.. Please I need a Computer Brainiacs help here. I am out $300.00 and really need to get this unit up and running. Thank you. Stuart
 

Answer:Dell Latitude XT2 wont Boot up Flashing [email protected],F5, and Caplock buttons

For your PC the CAPS F4, F5 problem is memory related. Try removing and reseating the memory:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t3004650-dell_latitude_xt2_fails_start_up
 

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Hy guys, How would you go about getting an interphase that would alow you to turn on apliences via a vb program. I wouldn't know what to ask for or where to get one from, it would need to be atached via usb

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hi, my netbook have the problem as stated. there was no bios startup or else, only blank screen. the power indicator and the other lights on but the HDD light not. at first , the netbook cannot turned on , the HDD light was not on .After a few months later and tries, the netbook managed to turn on like normal . But after i finish using it and turned it off, the the next day, it happens again. I tried to take out the hdd and put it back, but nothing change.

Answer:s10-3c - HDD lights not turn on.

apit23,Try removing the HDD and boot the laptop up. Does that boot the laptop up?Try removing AC and battery then hold power for 10 secs then put everything back and see if it can boot upNext try taking out the ram and putting it back and see if it helps.

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Question: Turn off lights.

Does anyone know how to turn off the lights of my notebook..?

I mean the Caps. Lock/Num Lock/Charger/Network lights.
I'm on Vista btw.

Answer:Turn off lights.

I'm not sure there is any way to turn off a notebook's indicator lights ... I'm curious as to why you'd want to?

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Okay. I've been having some problems with my laptop for a while now. I had a nice little line of broken pixels going down my screen. The thing was overheating. And it was going really slow. But, it wasn't anything major. It still worked.
Now, the thing won't even turn on. Wait, no, correction, the light for the power button turns on and that's it. My boyfriend just sat and listened to it and nothing else is running.
At first, I figured it was the screen, since it had been giving me problems for a while, but since my boyfriend's laptop went dead and is doing the exact same thing that mine is, I think it's something different. I think it's the motherboard.
Here's why:
Like I said, my boyfriend's laptop went dead too. So, his dad took it to Geek Squad and they determined it was the motherboard. So, now I'm fairly certain that's what mine is too.
So, my main question is, is there any way to fix it? Does it even sound like that's what the problem is? I'm not that computer literate, but I know enough to know that the motherboard dying isn't good. I'd just like some answers.
 

Answer:Lights turn on...and nothing else...

Did you try unplugging your laptop's battery and turning it on with only the power cord plugged in?
 

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I started lagging while playing player unknown battlegrounds. So i closed the game and restarted the computer. I then noticed the entire system was lagging. System sounds and everything. Took 5min to open taskmanager.
I then restarted again and after that it would just turn off 1min after i start it. Only thing that comes on is fans and lights etc.
I changed to different ram slots just to try. And it starts and does not turn off now. But the screens dont come on, and everything connected to USB dont come on. Ant idea What the issue can be?
i7 5820k Corsair rm750x 750w Crucial ddr4 2133mhz 16gb MSI geforce GTX 980 MSI x99a raider Windows 10

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I have a G580 that will not turn on.  There are no lights indicating power.  Things I have tried:Removed power and battery, pressed power button several times, then holding for 30 seconds.Removed and replaced CMOS battery.Tested power supply, read correct 20 volts. This laptop is 1 month past warranty.  This is my first experience with Lenovo products for my company and not starting out well! Most repair shops want $100 or so just to look at it plus parts and labor to fix.  Any ideas or is this laptop dead.  

Answer:G580 won't turn on, no lights

hi Huff,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
 You can check this manual on how to Open the computer up and have access to the parts
    You can check if the DC jack recieves power by using your tester. and see if it can direct power to the motherboard.
 
It is possible that the DC jack is damaged thats why it does not give power to the Mother board

 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 





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HI guys, so i got a Wireless G router (Belkin) havent used it awhile, so im guessing its dead. but yeah just wanted to verify. I technically have power on the router, b/c when i plugged it, has all the lights turned ON, but it wont turn off, i mean the modem light and status lights are all on. except for the ones at the top. LIke it is forever booting. My system cant detect the router at all. Any advise?

Thanks
 

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Is there any way to turn off the multi-coloured lights on the tower without having to open up the tower?  I really don't have the experience and know-how to start fooling around the inside of a computer tower.

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I have a y710 Cube and ran into an issue where I needed to install a fresh copy of windows 10.  To do this I contacted Microsoft, from whom I bought the computer.  (Two month old computer)  The OS iso they told me to use did not include the lenovo pre loaded software, which is not the end of the world I guess.  But the cube has LED lights on the front that I can no longer control without one of the pre loaded apps according to Lenovo tech support.  They told me since I did not contact Lenovo to reload my OS I voided the warranty and have to pay them $70 to do another clean install!!  That seems ridiculous.  All I want to do is turn the LED lights off.  Does anyone know of any work around or third party app that can turn these lights off?  

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Eversince I have upgraded my computers. The Power light on the tower and scroll lock light on the keyboard remains on even when has been shutdown. Is there any way to turn them off?

Answer:Lights on tower never turn off

how did you upgrade your computer? build? or bought another one?

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when I first got my ideapad, I noticed it was quite filled with bloatware so I went ahead and uninstalled a good deal of the crap that came with it. unfortunately though, I may have gone a bit overboard, and now I simply cannot get these lights to stop blinking. It's super annoying in the dark. Any way I can either turn them off or get the software needed to turn them off?
 
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Answer:Turn off Blinking lights

the light is activated when wireless is activated, press fn + f5 to disable the wireless and the light.

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Since it won't turn on, here's some info about it:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/toshiba...gold/6128128.p?id=1219191185727&skuId=6128128
Toshiba Satellite E45t-B4204
Windows 8.1
6gb RAM
Bought it on August 11, 2014 at Best Buy. My serial is still under Toshiba's warranty, but I'm not sure about Best Buy.

I turned off my system and went out for a few errands. I come back it not turning on, so I thought I had to plug it in. I plug it in and the LED won't turn on, which means it's not charging. I tried my sister's adapter (Toshiba as well), and no luck. I couldn't find any reset hole on the back. It has an internal battery. I didn't get a chance to backup my files. I don't know how to remove the back cover to access everything. Is this a hardware failure? Will I be able to recover my data from the hard drive? Since this is an ultrabook, I think, is it connected to the motherboard? Am I screwed here? What should I do? Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Laptop won't turn on at all, no LED lights or anything

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I was playing Sim City, with my power cord plugged in.  Suddenly, a window popped up very briefly that said my computer didn't have enough memory, and then the screen went black.  Then the power light and the red lights behind the keyboard started to flash periodically, like one flash-burst every five seconds.   I tried turning the power off, but everything continued flashing in the same way.  I tried unplugging the computer, and that had no effect.  I made sure the connections on the cord were okay, and they were normal (also, I remember that the icon showed it was charging while it was still on).  I tried taking the battery out and waiting 60 seconds and putting it back in, but that also had no effect.   What should I do?

Answer:Flashing Lights, Won't Turn On

Which machine?

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HP all in one PC, model 200-5000 wont turn on. The green light on the back right above where the power supply plugs in is on, solid green. The little blue light on the front, right next to the power button is flashing along with the light on the side (HDD indicator) and one of the lights on the dvd drive. Press the power button and nothing happens. The power supply is putting out 19.5 volts.I have already tried the holding the power button down every which way tricks and none of them worked. I suspect all of the blinking lights are a clue or code of some sort. Any ideas??  













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Answer:HP all in one 200 PC wont turn on/ Lights flashing

The lights were all flashing at the same time. I removed the hard drive and CD drive and the lights would still flash when i plugged it in. I then removed the memory and as soon as i plugged it in it started beeping (like it should)  I then put the hard drive and one memory chip back in and it started up. Put the other chip in and it started up. Put it all back together and it seems to be working fine. I ran the diagnostics and it all passed.  Hard to explain what was wrong. I previously had tried reseating the memory and it did not work. When i plugged it in after removing the memory it seemed to wake it up.

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Hi,My original problem was my computer randomly shutting down without any error messages or anything like that, as well as not being able to turn it back on until after a while, seems like the longer I leave it turned off, the more time I get to leave it turned on before automatically turning off. Anyways so I decided to open up my computer and take out the heatsink and everything else out, and clean the dust off. After fully dusting off the computer I plugged everything back in and now the fans, and lights turn on, and the power supply fan slowly spins before finally spinning after a while. I get no display or any usb mouse light. I tried taking out the CMOS battery and then putting it back in, Also I get no beep when I take out the ram. I tried taking out the video card and plugging VGA unto motherboard. Also the hardrive, it spins so dont think its a hard drive issue. When I took out the cpu it broke the thermal paste off, so I was wondering if that has to do with anything?Also I am thinking if it might be the power supply and me needing more then 500 watts. My Computer Specs:Assus M3N78-VMOCZ StealthXStream 500 watts P/SOCZ 2x2gb DDR2 RamAMD Phenom x4 9600Evga gtx 460 768 mbLg DVD DriveWestern Digital 1tb Black EditionNZXT Guardian 921 casePlease Help!Thanks.

Answer:No Display-Fans and lights turn on

A quick read of your post indicates that you did NOT damage the power supply. You did something when you removed the heat sink. Check your work, but before you do anything, get some thermal paste. It does not cost much and is required when you take off the heat sink.

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No response from computer.  No lights showing.  Have tried different power sources, they all work for other equip, lights, etc.

Answer:aspire es 15 won't turn on. Shows no lights. Pow...

Based on the info provided it appears the laptop will require service to fix this issue. Please contact Acer support for assistance with repair, from the contact info posted here:
 
https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact

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I have a Toshiba Satellite (about 2 years old) and for the life of me, I can't figure out what' s going on.

Here's what I do know:

I used a multimeter to test the voltage of the power port on the connector that plugs into the motherboard. I'm getting 19volts which is what it's supposed to be at.

I have replaced the bios battery - nothing

I have held down the power for 60 seconds with it unplugged - nothing

I've tried running on a/c power only - nothing

Possibly the most confusing thing - I was fiddling with the network adapter (the internal pci one - not the usb kind) because after tearing it apart and putting it back together so many times I was trying literally everything - I switched out the network card. (I realize what little sense this makes) but it turned on. For only about 15-20 seconds but it turned on. 3 times. Then died before it ever fully loaded windows.

I assume there is something on the motherboard around the network card area that I touched that made this happen. But I can't for the life of me figure out what. It has been dead as a doornail for months. And something happened when I touched and swapped out the network card.

*total confusion*

Answer:Laptop won't turn on, no lights, no fans.

Does a charging light illuminate when you plug in the power brick to show it's providing power to charge the battery?I
If you wiggle the connector from the power brick to the laptop, does the charging light flicker?

Have you attempted to see if it boots up without the wireless card?

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I have a Toshiba P50-A that I took apart to dust off the cooler and replace the thermal paste on. Now there's no lights turning on on it, even when plugged in, and it does nothing when the power button is pressed.
Things I've tried:

1. Reseating RAM
2. Taking out battery and power and holding down power button for 2 minutes, then reconnecting power and trying to boot.
Any ideas?
 

Answer:No Lights on Laptop and Doesn't Turn On

Are you sure when you were working on the machine that you didn't unplug any internal cabling inadvertently? It's definitely worth re-opening the case and taking a look.
 

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My computer recently refused to turn on. It had been working perfectly the evening before. I could not smell anything burning or hear anything irregular.

On the advice of Corsair, I bridged a green and black wire on the PSU's 24-pin connector to test whether it was at fault. Upon turning the PSU on with the two wires bridged, the fan began to rotate. So either this is not to blame, or the PSU only partially functions.

I cannot figure out what component is at fault, and replacing parts would be quite an expensive guessing game. The Corsair PSU has a 5 year warranty; however, they require me to mail it to California. Being in Australia, this is quite inconvenient and I would rather fork out for a new one. My motherboard, I assume, is out of warranty.

My specifications are as follows:
Gigabyte P35-DS3P Motherboard
Corsair HX-620 PSU
4xCorsair DDR2 6400C4 (4Gb)
Gigabyte 8800GTS 512Mb (G92)
Antec P182 Tower
Intel E6750 Core2Duo 2.66Ghz
Asus 1814BL 18xDVD+-RW IDE
Western Digital 320G SATAII 7200 rpm HDD(Primary)
Seagate 250Gb SATAII 7200 rpm HDD(Secondary)

I purchased/built it on the 19th of December in 2007

Thank you for any assistance.
 

Answer:Computer will not turn on - no fans, lights or anything in between.

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I have a Asus P5B -mx WiFi Mobo with an Intell 6600 CPU and NVidia Gefore GT250 Video cArd running both Win 7 or Win XP (dual boot).
Of late, when I shut down, the PC closes down, but then remains "on", (though no video out) and the CPU fan runs on(albeit slowly - not good for it) and the case lights both flash.
It stays like this until I reboot or hard switch off at the PSU.
Any ideas anyone ?
I have tried resetting the BIOS (no new patches available).
 

Answer:Asus PC will not turn off, Fan on and lights flashing

sounds like faulty power off switch,grounding of mobo components,faulty caps,

resetting bios is way to go first but you have done that already so can only suggest hospital !!!
 

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Hello, I recently got a HP notebook for light gaming to replace my maingaming computer while it's being fixed. I was playing factorio with some friends, when my computer screen went black. It didn turn off because I could still hear sounds. About 2mins later it turned off, I've tried everything I know. When I try to turn it on there is no sounds, no lights , no nothing. I really need it fixed because I'm falling behind in school work.

Answer:Wont turn on no lights, no noise, no nothing

Dear Customer,  Perform a hard reset of your notebook computer before you try any other troubleshooting steps.Reasons for a hard resetA hard reset has the following effects:Clears the memory.Reestablishes the connection between the BIOS and the hardwareThe following conditions can be helped by the hard reset:Windows stops responding.The display suddenly goes blank.The computer does not wake from sleep or hibernate modes.Software applications freeze or fail to respond.Hard reset a notebook with removable batteryHard reset a notebook with a sealed or non-removable battery   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Computer does not turn on. Led lights blink 3 times when you press the power button. Tried a hard reset still no luck

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Hi there! I got an Y900 Ideacentre and I would like to turn off the red lights. Is that possible? Thanks for help!

Answer:Lenovo Y900 - Turn off lights

I don't own your computer, but I've read that there should be some Lenovo preinstalled software. If not, you can disconnect the LEDs from the motherboard. I would suggest waiting for another forum member who may know, or contacting Lenovo support. Visit http://lenovo.com



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I recently had to take my computer in to be fixed only to find out my GPU was fried but the guy there was going to way overcharge me to install a new GPU so I decided to do it myself as I have done so before. So I got a new video card, I installed it, I clicked the power button and the cpu fan spins for half a second and then nothing. I called the computer guy and he said when he had it there it was working fine with other video cards and would start up fine. So now I don't want to pay him yet again to try to figure out why it won't even turn on. I've try reseating the memory, reseating the GPU. The lights on the motherboard and the lights for the power inputs to my GPU are on and yet it still won't start. I don't know what to do next. I hope one of you fine people here can help

My specs in case it matters:
CPU: AMD FX-8350
GPU: ASUS STRIX GTX 980 OC
RAM: 12GB
PSU: 750W
 

Answer:Computer won't turn on but motherboard and GPU lights are on

What's the brand name and complete model number and revision number of the motherboard?

What's the brand name and complete model number of the 750W power supply?

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Your "computer guy" doesn't sound like he's very reliable.

We have no way of knowing what he did to your computer and why it won't start and load Windows.

Be patient and wait for one of the hardware experts here to reply.

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I have windows 10 on my hp all in one computer and the monitor and everything works but there is a light that's has like a CD logo next to it and it blinks for a while than it just turns off. Do you know how to fix it?

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My Satellite A30-203 will not turn on. When I press the power button NOTHING happens, but if I remove the power then when I press the power button all the lights other thanthe HD lights light up and the power lights goes outs and less than half a second after the rest of the lights go out.

Is there anything I can do with this ?

Answer:Satellite A30-203 - Won't turn on, just flashes all the lights

Hey,

In my opinion there is nothing what you can do? It sounds like a hardware malfunction because Windows installation doesn?t affect the boot procedure until Windows starts so it must a hardware problem.

What you can try is this:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=21

If it doesn?t work you need professional help from notebook technicians I think?
?

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My X200 was recently working fine, no hints of any coming problems. However, I recently returned home and was disappointed to find my laptop will not turn on anymore. When plugged in, no charging/battery indicator lights come on, and the power button elicits no response no matter how hard/repeatedly pressed. Does this sound like my power source is shot? Is it repairable? I will be replacing the power cord to ensure it's not that, however I doubt that's the problem as I should have had some battery charge to use even if the cord was faulty.











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Answer:X200: Won't Turn On, No Indicator Lights

Hello mate, Try that : Unplug the power cord and the battery.Press the 'Power' Button 10 times repeatedly.Then hold the 'Power' Button down for 25 seconds.Put the battery back in and plug the power cord back in.Turn on the system. Keep us posted.




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When powered on, computer lights come on and then off every few seconds but screen stays dark. I was told it might be the nvidia chip but I was unable to locate it. The fan was completely obstructed with dust but now is clean as a whistle.

Answer:when I turn on power, lights come on and off continually

If you never ever see anything on the screen at all it is almost certainly a hardware issue. Monitor/Screen or its connections is another possibility.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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I was using it earlier with no problem. I shut it down the usual way and everything was fine until I try to turn it back on.

Answer:Pavillion dv7 won't turn on, no lights, no sound.

Try a hard reset.Remove the battery and AC adapter, hold the power button down for 30 seconds, connect AC only and see if it will power up.

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I have a Toshiba P50-A that I took apart to dust off the cooler and replace the thermal paste on. Now there's no lights turning on on it, even when plugged in, and it does nothing when the power button is pressed.Things I've tried:1. Reseating RAM2. Taking out battery and power and holding down power button for 2 minutes, then reconnecting power and trying to boot.Any ideas?

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My Laptop won't turn on. The fan doesn't start, but the on button and cap locks light flash. The caplocks flashes 5 times slowly then 3 quickly and then once again. Any ideas what I can do to fix it?

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Power LED Lights in my laptop are not getting turned on when I connect my Laptop to an power outlet I have tried thesea) Replaced the AC Power adapter b) Removing the batter and connected the Power adapter to an poweroutletc) Did a hard reset by pressing the power button for more than 60 seconds But in none of these scenarios my power led lights doesn't turn on. What might be the issue here?

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My hp laptop will not turn on, the internet light is constant and orange, and the caps lock flashes when turned on. It will flash twice then stop for a short bit, then flash twice again. It runs windows 10 (not sure if it's 32 or 64 bit). The light for the charger is constantly white if the battery is out and constantly orange if it's in. I read on a help fourm that it is a problem with BIOS, and I followed the steps and nothing happened. I have only had this laptop for two-three years and I would really like to still use it. Thanks for any help.

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Hi

i've had some issues with my computer for a long time now; or, since i installed windows 7 x64 (bought from a regular store).

My issue is as topic says.
I cant turn of the lights which is really annoying, every other touchbutton works properly but this one.

I've been googling around for months now and finally, i decided to post on this forum.

Cheers Morgan Thowsen (swe)



Edit: I've installed the w7 package and flashed my bios to the latest

Answer:Can't turn off lights after W7 install Qosmio F50-113

Hi,

Have you installed the Toshiba Value Added Package?

After installing TVAP, you should find this file:
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TBS\Dimmer.exe

This utility will toggle the lights.

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Hopefully somebody can help me with this problem. I recently bought and installed Dual 12" UV CCFL Lights, but they will not turn on. They are A.C. Ryan brand, model# ACR-CC6801 and I am trying to install them in a Windows XP System. Direction say to "plug into Power Supply and turn on!" But when I turn on the power switch on the lights, they do not turn on. Since they are brand new, I'm assuming that they SHOULD work out of the box, but... Any ideas, besides returning them.
 

Answer:Installed UV CCFL Lights but cannot get them to turn on!

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Hi there!
 
I got an Y900 Ideacentre and I would like to turn off the red lights. Is that possible?
 
Thanks for help!
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and merged two similar threads into one.
 

Answer:Lenovo Y900 - Turn off red LED lights

I don't own your computer, but I've read that there should be some Lenovo preinstalled software. If not, you can disconnect the LEDs from the motherboard. I would suggest waiting for another forum member who may know, or contacting Lenovo support. Visit http://lenovo.com




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This button is in both a stupid location and stupid design. 
 
Why would you put a capacitive sesnsing button on the benzel of the screen where people constantly have to touch with their wrist or forearm when using it in tablet mode?
 
Seriously Lenovo? Even the stupidest people know not to put capacitive buttons near areas where there might be a lot of skin contact.
 
If Lenovo made guns, they would remove triggers and replace it with capacitive buttons so that people can fire guns accidentally.
 
Now I have put a sticker over it for the time being to avoid pressing it by accident. 
 
Is there for me to disable the button in Windows 7 or through regedit?
 
 
Moderator comment: Post edited to conform with the Community Rules. Keep it clean. Also, bumping more frequently than 3 days unfairly pushes other members' threads downwards. Bumping post(s) removed.



Your mum

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Hi! I have a problem - my computer won't turn on and it shows a black screen all the time. It does not show any blinking lights at the front side, nothing. The only things that turns on when I press the power button are DVD RW and cooler. The computer is a little older, but still was functional until recently.Configuration:Zeus motherboard (I can't find the series number)Processor Intel Celeron e3300 2.5 GHzRAM 3x512 DDR2Graphic card Leadtek Winfast px9500gt 1 GB 128bit DDR2Please help!

Answer:Computer won't turn on, no lights, black screen

Do any sound come out of the on board tPC speaker?Do the keyboards lights come on? Can you use caps lock?The mouse? Does it light up? (If it is an optical mouse.)What fans come on?

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Hey everyone,

I have just re-installed the operating system on this laptop and managed to find most of the drivers, yet one thing is still puzzling me.
The touch-sensitive hotkeys do not work, and the lights underneath them (and the other lights on the equium logo for example) don't turn off.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Tom

Answer:Re: Equium U400-145 PSU42E - lights won't turn off

Hi

You can disable the illumination in BIOS!
Start the notebook, press F2. Now you would be able to change the settings in BIOS.
Disable the illumination and save the changes.

Now the LEDs should be off.

Greets

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I have a Portege M800 and the lights to the right of the power button will not turn off - even if the machine is completely shut down and power cable disconnected.

I have tried updating the VAP and BIOS by downloads and have used BIOS to switch off illumination LED and tried using Dimmer.EXe.

These have all switched off the Portege light itself and the light above the touchpad, but not the 6 lights to the right of the power button.

Can anybody help?

Thanks.

Answer:Re: Portege M800 - Lights wont turn off

Hi

First of all you have to ensure that latest BIOS is installed.
If you are using the latest BIOS then try this:

Please remove the battery and disconnect AC adaptor.
Then wait some time? two, three hours.
Then plug battery and AC adaptor again.

Check the BIOS settings (set it to default)
After that try to enable or disable the illumination again?

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i have a satellite p100-227 with the orange lid it is the one with the harman kardon speakers! under the speakers there are little led strips that light up blue (atleast in pc world they do) does anybody know how to turn these on?

Answer:How can I turn on the lights under speakers on Satellite P100-227?

Hi,

Please send this link from the PC World Website!

By

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Hi, I'm trying to fix a friend's T430s and the issue is that it doesn't turn on. With the battery plugged in, nothing happens. No lights and no sounds. When I plug the adapter in the buttons along the top of the keyboard (volume mute,power, etc.) and then they turn off and nothing. The motherboard was replaced, but the issue remains.  Any tips or trick are much appreciated Thanks

Answer:T430s Doesn't Turn on - Lights Flash Once

Hi Cimanim,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with No POST on your ThinkPad T430s.
 
Have you checked with performing power drain by removing the power adapter and battery from the system, hold the power button for 15 to 20 seconds do this process for 2 to 3 times and connect only power adapter and check.
 
If you find the issue still persists, then I suggest you to contacts Lenovo technical support if the system is under warranty or approach any nearby service center.
 
Please click here to contact Lenovo customer support for your region to get the detail of service centers.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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HI  so i got this laptop that does not boot and does not even turn the screen led on... the power lights are onn plus i noticed the caps lock and the num lock lights keep flashing at the same time every 3 or 4 sec... before this it was working fine i remember the last time i use it the screen turns black... because the battery was low... then when i went home and connect my charger... nothing seem to show up... the things that I tried is rreplacing the ram modules, unplug battery and the power adapter then just connect the power adapter without the battery but still nothing.. plus i already tried connecting to a external monitor, a projector and also a tv with hdmi cables, still nothing.. i tried spamming the f9 f10 f2 but nothing shows... I am seriously worried now because all my documents are in the laptop... any suggestions? 

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This is happening now when I try turning my pc on, I've got 4 hard drives in it, the motherboard flashes lights and the rear fan starts for a second, the hard drives buz then nothing, it repeats after a few seconds. Normally the hard drives buz once when starting then the pc starts. It's like it wants to start but something is stopping it. It must be something to do with on of them.

What can I do about this? Thanks.

Answer:M/b lights turn on hard drives buz but then nothing when I start pc

Bump, I'm at a loss.

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Hi,
I don't know if anyone can help me but my Lexmark printer's lights won't turn off even though the power is shut off... any ideas?
 

Answer:Lexmark 4200 all in one printer- Lights won't turn off!

Have you tried pressing and holding for two seconds the power button?
 

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Hey guys, is there any way to turn off the softkey lights without enabling the battery saver (I love my notifications...)
But I hate those lights, in my opinion the whole phone looks way better with just the black glass..
Thanks
Lukas

Answer:Lumia 1520 turn off softkey lights

Put black tape over it ?

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Hi! I have a problem - my computer won't turn on and it shows a black screen all the time. It does not show any blinking lights at the front side, nothing. The only things that turns on when I press the power button are DVD RW and cooler. The computer is a little older, but still was functional until recently.Configuration:Zeus motherboard (I can't find the series number)Processor Intel Celeron e3300 2.5 GHzRAM 3x512 DDR2Graphic card Leadtek Winfast px9500gt 1 GB 128bit DDR2Please help!

Answer:Computer won't turn on, no lights, black screen

Do any sound come out of the on board tPC speaker?Do the keyboards lights come on? Can you use caps lock?The mouse? Does it light up? (If it is an optical mouse.)What fans come on?

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Dell dimension4300 won't turn on
LED lights in back are blinking--A & B are orange
C & D are green
Don't know what to do
any help appreciated:confused
 

Answer:blinking yellow lights-dell won't turn on

Hi,

Dell indicates that combination of lights is a memory problem.



Reseat the memory modules. If the problem persists, see "Contacting Dell" in the Solutions Guide for instructions on obtaining technical assistance.Click to expand...

Try reseating the RAM modules. If that doesn't work; if you have more than one module try using just one at a time to see if you can isolate the bad module.
 

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Hi all,

I am having problems with the Ethernet Adapter of my Toshiba Equium M50 236. The closest match I could find on Toshiba's website is the Equium M50 216 (PSM57E). Apart from RAM and HDD size differences the products seem to be the same.
http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/jsp/supportMyProduct.do?service=UK

My problem is, the network driver from the original disc won't install properly after I reformatted the system with Windows XP Professional SP3. I installed the drivers with the original disc according to the sequence provided. (With a restart whenever prompted).

However, when I reached the Network Driver, the package installer opened a command prompt and after a while popped up an error, "- Driver was NOT updated! (INF file may be wrong or invalid)" and then an error window with a title "TDevconEx" saying installation failed.

The network adapter section in the device manager lists 1394 net adapter and the wireless adapter only. The network adapter port has both lights on without any cable plugged.

After this, I downloaded the latest driver from TOSHIBA for the 216 (PSM57E) which happened to be the same package included in the original driver CD and it came up with the same error. I opened the INF file and noticed that the adapter is "Marvell Yukon Ethernet Controller".

In the BIOS, the In-built LAN and Wake up on LAN are enabled. They're also enabled in the TOSHIBA HW utility.

After this, I downloaded... Read more

Answer:Network Driver not installing - the lights don't turn off!

Is there an option in the BIOS to enable/disable the Ethernet card? Can you post a screen shot of Device Manager?
 

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I volunteer to help local museums with computers and have extensive experience. However, this is new.

Laserjet 1018 belongs to museum. Out of warranty. When powered on, no lights but I hear and see the rollers turning. Then they stop. The roller thing was typical when it turned on before but now no lights - and worse, no printing!

There are signs of coffee stains on the top where there is a (ventilation?) opening. without a manual, I don't want to take it apart.

Suggestions? Ideas?
 

Answer:Laserjet 1018. No lights but when I turn on, I hear it

HP LaserJet 1018 Printer: Manuals
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?product=1814094&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us
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HP LaserJet 1018s Printer: Manuals
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?product=3307264&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us
 

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I've have had a Lenovo g500s running windows 8.1 for almost a year and never had an major issue. But recently I have found that it will not turn on. I have found that by taking out and putting the battery back in will rarely result in the battery light blinking in red. If i try to turn it on at this point it will turn for a few second "prepare for automatic repairs" and then in a few seconds turn back off its original turned off state. I have tried "Flee-Power" while calling technical support and it made a small noise and then issued a burning smell. It's 1 year warranty is still valid. If anyone has any suggestions, a fix, direction, or advice please respond.













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Answer:G500s won't power on although lights occasionally turn on.

Hi BColliesRsmart,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the issue you have explained, this seems to be hardware related. I would strongly suggest you to contact our Technical Support for further Assistance to get the details of the nearest Authorized Service Center to get the issue analyzed.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I used it two days ago, on battery. Closed the lid, plugged it in, and went to sleep (both of us). Today, it would not power on, no lights light up and no fan sounds, etc happen. I tried holding down the power button for the static discharge trick, and even tried pressing the one-key recovery button (repeatedly). Nothing. Won't turn on even with another (new) charging cable and brick, with or without battery in it.  My laptop is literally half a month out of warranty - I purchased it August last year; it's actually the special Best Buy model, but similar to the other lettered models it seems (especially the Z580).  Called support, they want me to pay them to fix it, and then when I said no to that, hung up on me mid-conversation. And you know what, this isn't even the first time this laptop had problems - I had to call support when I first got it, and they apparently never made a ticket or note of that, so now my laptop has "no history" of having problems. And FYI, whoever it was that took my call that other time, the plastic housing still makes the crackling noise when I move the screen up/down, it never settled. I believe I also had a little power-on issue at the beginning, forgot the specifics, but it was fixed then, or so I thought - again, somehow no ticket was ever created.... (Then again, this new rep thought I had two Lenovo laptops on my profile, so who knows what happened?)Anyone having similar problems with their Ideapads? Know how to fix i... Read more

Answer:P580 won't turn on. Nothing lights up. Not a power issue.

hi Amyx231,
 
Having No POST, No Power might mean that the motherboard or the DC-IN cable that connects the charging port into the motherboard might have gone defective. This scenarios usually requires you to send the unit in for service and it should be covered under the warranty.
 
If I may ask, is this the number that you dialed?


 
 
United States

 
 
 
 
IDEA-branded andB, C, E, G, H, K, N, Q, V, Y Series Products
English
1-877-4-Lenovo(1-877-453-6686)
24 hours a day 7 days a week

 
If not, I recommend you contact the number and report the issue.
 
 
Regards

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Please Help me with this,
One day I get home, turn on my computer, it comes on... checking email...alls fine, then my computer just turns off... click the on button...loading... screen comes up...bam....off again! Not even any error messages! I continued like this for about 10-15 minutes untill now I only get it up for about .7 seconds and nothing appears on the screen.

Now,
1. I have the power supply, fine.
2. I have checked all peripherals, fine.
3. I have checked the video card and RAM on different computers, fine.
4. I have continually cried, fin... never mind...
5. I checked the Hard drives, mointor, all other drives, FINE!

My system specs are as follows:
| AMD Athlon 64 3200+ |)
| Gigabyte GA K8NS |)
| Apollo Geforce FX5500 256MB DDR |)
| 3 x Corsair 256GB DDRAM |)
| Western Digital 250GB ATA IDE HDD |)

Thanks in forward for any help or ideas, but one thing that I could use is howto test to see if you motherboard is damage.

Thanks even more!
 

Answer:PLEASE HELP, computer won't turn on, fans come on and lights blink

Have you checked that your fans are spinning up? Is the heatsink sitting flush with the CPU? Have you made any changes to your hardware on the mobo?
 

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Morning all,  X230 won?t turnno lightsno charge, nothing. was connected to ext monitor, watching Netflix. Battery was super low. As I connected the charger, the laptop died. ? Flat battery / hibernation. However after connecting charger, no lights, nothing.  Ive tried removing battery, pressing power multiple times then holding it down. Battery back in, and still nothing.  I managed to charge the battery with an external battery adapter thing, having reattached a fully charged battery, still nothing. I note the laptop gets warm with the charged battery attached. However no lights, won?t turn on.  This is is super urgent, any help is greatly appreciated. I work in healthcare as a doctor, and in the military. I have a lot of content I need access to ASAP and research material.  Many thanks in advance 

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So I don't have my exact spec but I have a custom pc w 2 nvidia crappies cards and a terabyte hd. Please watch this video and let me know what it could be. Noise sounds like it might be from hard drive or dvd drive (which is empty) click here
Thanks!

Answer:Computer wont turn on but initially lights up and

When I click says 'sorry, this video is private' with a sad face!

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Notebook fails to turn all the way on when power button is pressed. Caps Lock light and power light turn on for a few seconds then power off without any actions occurring on screen (screen remains blank and black with no changes). Hard drive light also turns on and goes off a few seconds later but is orange colored (not sure if this is typical for these laptops). This computer is brand new and has never been turned on. I have attempted a hard reset but had no success.

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Power button turns on but computer won't turn on. Black screen only

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Was troubleshooting a computer that won't start

Scenario:
Computer worked perfectly fine, underwent an update, and inexplicably crashed. Trying to turn it on won't so much as hint at a flicker of any light whatsoever on a motherboard, or screen, or even make a sound from a fan, or turn a fan on, etc. Absolutely dead.

Troubleshooting:
Tried a brand new PSU to no avail. Disconnected previous one, and connected new one exactly as the previous one had been connected. Flipped the switch in the back of the new PSU to 'On', and tried the 'On' button on the case. No peripherals were attached whatsoever at any time. No joy.

Under these circumstances, would the problem most likely lie in a tossed-out motherboard, or CPU, and why? I imagine these could be the only two culprits, unless a bad CPU fan could be a candidate? A fun note: this is a refurbished computer (I wonder why those are a bad idea?)

*Added* It was the windows 8.1 update that the crash happened under (but not necessarily caused by), and the computer is a Gateway DX4870 that had 8 installed already. This should be it: Newegg.com - Refurbished: Gateway DX Series DX4870-UB2B (DT.GEEAA.002) Desktop PC Intel Core i3 3240 (3.40GHz) 6GB DDR3 1TB HDD Capacity Windows 8 64-Bit

Thanks for any help!

Answer:computer wont turn on, no lights, no life

what kind of update software or hardware ,and some info on the computers specs

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BEFORE I START WITH THE PROBLEM STATEMENT :
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MODEL : TOSHIBA SATELLITE C640D
SPECS: AMD ATHLON II
2GB RAM
HITACHI HDD 320GB
WINDOWS 7 OS
(NEWLY REPLACED CMOS, SCREEN)

I have a problem with myToshiba Satellite c640d. It wont turn on, but the Power LED Indicator is on! When I press the power switch, it starts for only a second or less before turning off again(when it starts to turn off,the LED also turns of as well, before lighting up again). Ive tried so many solutions, including the discharging method, replacing and testing several RAMS and checking the HDD's status, even replacing the CMOS battery. Everything is perfectly fine. I checked the processor's core, everything seems to be fine. The thermal paste is still in working state (still not dried up). I got it working again with luck a few times though, and its random, but it only turns on for 5 seconds(it made to the boot screen) and after that it shows a system error, something about a problem with CMOS. But the thing is, the battery is still new. And I bought 3 batteries!(and even tested with each and every one of them) If my laptop made it that far(sometimes i got through til the log on screen and actually logged in my user before it starts powering off suddenly!), then I'd say its not the motherboard, not the processor, not the CMOS(maybe it is but still its new!!) not the HDD and not the RAM, and most certainly not the scre... Read more

Answer:Laptop Wont Turn On, But The Power Lights Are On!

Take it you tried it without the battery.

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I have a Nokia Lumia 635 and have updated to windows 10 anniversary. The app control buttons are now masked by the three system control buttons at the bottom of the screen, so you can't use the delete, sync etc buttons.
In messaging the pop-up keyboard masks the typing line so you cannot see what you are typing in portrait mode.
When using the BBC News apps the text is rendered in a huge font which makes the app unusable.

Answer:Why can't I see the app control buttons after latest windows 10 update?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have a Nokia Lumia 635 and have updated to windows 10 anniversary. The app control buttons are now masked by the three system control buttons at the bottom of the screen, so you can't use the delete, sync etc buttons.
In messaging the pop-up keyboard masks the typing line so you cannot see what you are typing in portrait mode.
When using the BBC News apps the text is rendered in a huge font which makes the app unusable. There's a ticket signaled and opened in MS assistance for that screen iussue seen on particular size phones like that. For now try reducing text scaling in Display settings and then rebooting

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Hey guys,

I have an ASUS t300la currently running windows 8.1.

I have a recurring problem with my Capacitive windows logo button, on the bottom of the bezel (not the keyboard or on the screen).

The problem is that it intermittently stops working. No haptic feedback and no response. Sometimes it will start working again if I restart the computer. Additionally, i can press the button during startup and the haptic feedback will occur as much as i press the button (no function though, obviously).

sometimes, even if i restart, it will not work. However if this ends up happening, it would still always give the haptic response during startup, and then would stop working when the log on screen appears.

I have done a lot of research but to no solution

My windows is fully updated as of 9/29/14, and my drivers SAY they are all updated (although i do not always trust the automatic search for driver updates).

since this is very intermittent, i believe it must be software related, so forgive me if you believe this is posted in the wrong section.

Any thoughts or suggestions?? As i have said, i have done lots of searching and tried many options..but i have still not found a problem similar to mine.
PS. I get a consistent Event ID number which I feel may be related. However, sadly, I have not been able to find much info on that either.
The Event ID is #264 and states that "A multi-touch device reported inconsistent contact information."

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Answer:Capacitive Windows Logo Button Problems

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The on-bezel windows button is extremely sensitive. So much so that I often activate it accidentally while using the laptop in tablet mode or writing. Is there any way to temporarily disable the button, at least while I'm using the laptop in tablet mode?

Answer:Thinkpad X1 Yoga disabling the capacitive windows ...

There is not a way to do this that I know of. Sorry!

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Doesn't turn on ,  keyboard lights ( Fn, F1, F4) alwayse on. it has 2 batteries, one inside and one that i can take of, so i cant do the static electricy discharge thing );

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my  dv7 1020us wont turn on. the battery is brand new and left in for 9 months, not charged.  Now it wont turn on and the indicator lights are blinking 

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when i turn my laptop on it just continuously beeps lights will turn on but that is it and nothing else happens i am not sure on what i can do i have a packard bell easynote tj65

Answer:my laptop continuously beeps when i turn it on lights show a

Impossible to diagnose accurately without knowing the BIOS maker and the length and pattern of the beeps, but classic causes are failed RAM or faulty graphics adapter, so there's two things you can investigate.You can test the RAM with memtest86: http://www.memtest.org/The only way to check for failed graphics adapter is to swap it out with one that you know isn't faulty (there is no need to install the manufacturer's driver just for testing purposes).If the problem persists & you need to post for further help, please say what you've tried so far to to fix it. Giving you the same advice twice & just going round in circles will then be avoided.

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Hi, I would firstly like to apologize for not being able to update my user CP or tell you what my CPU/Mobo is. I can't get my computer to turn on and can't access the info.

This happened while I was trying to reset everything on my computer (because there was a problem with my NIC). I unplugged everything and replugged them into their respective places, and now I can't seem to turn my computer on. Everything was working fine (except the NIC) prior to my resetting. Now the problem is when I turn on the power, there would be a small delay before it would turn on, and when it does turn on, the lights in front of the computer (for the on switch) flash, the flashing intervals are synchronized with the rate the CPU fan turns on and off. The case fan is running constantly however and it is blowing out cool air. I have done some searching on the forums, and I have heard that it was because I unplugged the 12-20 wire that connects the power button (in the front) to the CPU. I unplugged this wire and the fans still turn on and off, except the front LED's can't flash. If anyone can help me, that would be most appreciated.
 

Answer:Lights flash, fans turn on and off, comp remains off.

You gotta do some more diagnostics.
But before I'll start listing them, I have one question:
Before you've removed components from your computer did you un-plug it from AC outlet? Cause if you didn't you may've damaged motherboard or any other component for that matter. I know it sounds silly but I'm just making sure.
Anyway, do as follows:
Unplug the power. Open the case and re-sit you memory modules and if you have to re-sit your CPU chip. Re-sit all your add-on cards (sound, video etc.) Make sure you re-install the CPU heatsink properly. Make sure that all cards and modules are snug and properly sitted in the motherboard.
Note! Dont' ever operate your CPU without properly installed heatsink, ever!
Plug it back in and the try to boot. If it's still no go:
Unplug it. Pull all the cards out except for the video card. Disconnect all your drives: hard drives, cd/dvd-rom/rw drives, floppy drive(s) etc. Actually disconnect everything from you motherboard except for: CPU, 1 memory module and video card (and of course power supply - make sure the 12V+ cpu plug is in the motherboard!). Plug in and power on. See what happens. If it's still no go move the memory module to a different slot; power on; still no go - pull the video card out: plug-in power on; still no go:
- Your power supply, motherboard, memory module or CPU has gone bad - you gotta swap them out with differnt component to test if this fixes the problem; star... Read more

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