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01-04-2022 06:41 AM
Sence I have put my laptop to sleep mode for like 4 days my laptop wont turn on and just keep blinking shut down key and shift. I looked up and saw that it was a BIOs code but every time I pull the plug out and plug it back in a new code is shown. One of the code was with the memory, so i plug it out and back in but still a different code every time.
I dont know what to do. I tried the BIOS recovery video ( https://youtu.be/qpiGUojtr3E) but still nothing.
Please is there any way of recoveing it without loseing any data?
01-04-2022 10:13 AM
@Jonian_B -- is there any way of recovering it without losing any data?
Yes. Usually, the disk-drive, with your Personal Files, is intact, meaning that you could remove the disk-drive, connect it as a "secondary" disk-drive in some working computer, and make a copy of all your Personal Files. Drastic, but feasible.
But, if you hold-down the ON/OFF button for 15 to 30 seconds, does the "blinking" stop, and does the computer completely power-off? Then, does it restart normally?
It seems to be time for you to take the computer to a qualified computer technician, for professional trouble-shooting.
01-04-2022 10:30 AM - edited 01-04-2022 10:41 AM
Thank you for reply.
It will stop and it wont blink again, even if i shut it down or boot it. The only way of seeing it is by takeing the battery out and put it back in and then put the plug back in. I dont know what to do any more. its becomeing soo random.
Im starting to think the hole laptop is broken because the blinking is 1 -6 long blinks and 1-20 short blinks.
01-04-2022 02:11 PM
@Jonian_B -- I donut know what to do any more.
- shutdown the computer
- remove the battery
- disconnect the external power supply
- hold-down the on/off button for 10 seconds, to "drain" any residual power
- connect the battery, and try to power-on, assuming that the battery has enough charge.
- If it does not power-on, remove the battery, reconnect the power, and try to to power on the computer
01-05-2022 04:31 PM
@Jonian_B -- i tried every thing possible ... and still same results. Any other thing i can try?
If you really have tried "everything", then it is time to "cannibalize" the computer. Separate it into its components:
* screen (list it on eBay, and hope that somebody will buy it, to replace their cracked screen);
* keyboard (ditto);
* sticks of RAM (ditto);
* CD/DVD/BlueRay device (ditto);
* WiFi network adapter card (ditto);
* computer case (ditto -- maybe, somebody has one with broken hinges, and will want your case);
* disk-drive (containing your Personal Files). Connect the disk-drive to a different computer as a "secondary" disk-drive, and copy all your Personal Files;
Or, find an owner/operator computer store, and trade-in those components, to get a discount on buying a new computer, compatible with Windows 11, from this store.
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